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Seen with a jelly and it's mould are Rebecca Loughhead (Correct) (L) The Heritage and Learning manager and artist Nuala Clooney.
Traditional food moulds from the collection of Middleport Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent will take centre stage this summer, as artist Nuala Clooney reimagines traditional pottery designs and techniques at a public tea party.
Working in partnership with members of the local community, Nuala has used original dessert moulds from Middleport? archive to create new artworks, and to shine a light on the work of early 20th century ceramic designer, Charlotte Rhead.
??e been working with Middleport over the last year and during that time I?e been able to explore the museum? archive of moulds, which have been used to produce the famous Burleigh ceramics since the early 20th century. I?e also been inspired by the designs of ceramic artist Charlotte Rhead, who was born locally and worked at the pottery between 1926 and 1931, and whose work is often overlooked,?explained Nuala Clooney.
Middleport is the home of ?urleigh?pottery and is the UK? last working Victorian pottery in continuous production, producing ceramics for more than 130 years on site. Burleigh still uses traditional skills and techniques, and Middleport Pottery houses an archive of their historic designs and moulds.
Rebecca Loughhead, Heritage and Learning Manager at Middleport Pottery, said: ?uala? artwork picks up on parts of our collection which we don? shout about enough and I hope that when people come along in August they?l see how playful, fun and colourful our local history can be.?
Nuala Clooney added: ? often use food in my practice and it? proven to be a wonderful way of getting people engaged with Middleport, and for us to create things together as a community.?The project is part of Meeting Point, a programme led by contemporary art specialists Arts&Heritage (). Meeting Point presents artworks in unexpected places and supports small and medium scale museums to commission artists, forging new relationships between the contemporary arts and heritage sectors.
For this round of the programme, leading artists have been partnered with museums in the Midlands to produce new artworks inspired by the museums and their collections.
Rebecca Loughead said: ?t? been so great to have Arts&Heritage? help and guidance. It can be daunting when the museum world and the arts world meet, but Arts&Heritage? oversight has been so valuable and has given us the agency and the skills we need to work again with contemporary artists in the future.?