Sat, Sep. 10, 2022 3:30pm — 4:30pm
Location: Lowestoft Town Hall
We’re bringing history into the 21st century; Lowestoft Museum’s priceless porcelain pugs are getting an upgrade! Tim Cross, local ceramic artist, has 3D scanned the pugs and they’ll be 3D printed in Lowestoft Ceramic Studio shop window throughout the HOD's festival. This pair of extremely rare Lowestoft porcelain pugs were recently acquired by Lowestoft Museum and are available to see in the Lowestoft Porcelain gallery in the Museum. There will also be a video of the 3D scanning process which can be seen at the Museum and also Lowestoft Heritage Workshop Centre
Book your ticket to catch Tim talking about Lowestoft Porcelain, how it has influenced his work and the process of 3D scanning. Saturday 10th September 3.30-4.30pm in the Town Hall.
The story of porcelain is one of intrigue, sabotage, and espionage. How did Lowestoft, a fishing town on the edge of the country, miles away from the potteries, become an important player in experimental porcelain. The story has alchemists locked in castles and spies hiding in barrels. All for the want of a nice cup of tea and something fancy to drink it from.
The talk also looks at Wedgewood and how they have used their heritage and developed from 18th century beginnings with contemporary artist collaborations and the development of 3D printed ceramics. Book your FREE tickets here