So what is it, I hear you cry?Well it's a bit of fired clay, or daub, from a wattle and daub screen - that is clay pressed
into wicker work.
Simple dabs of clay pressed
onto the sides of a vessel might appear to be human figures from an archaic language.
Although the trio of whitewashed rib-cage sections in Three Free Wishes, 2013, are Acrystal casts, they appear to be made from ceramic; one imagines the slippery feeling of wet clay pressed
between one's fingers.
On top of the sand is a geosynthetic clay liner (GCL), a thin sandwich of bentonite clay pressed
between two pieces of geotextile filter fabric.
They were very simple--a small ball of clay pressed
flat and then textured in various ways.