Friday MARCH 20, 2020, 20h @ Kunsthal
Book presentation of The Orphans of Tar - a Speculative Opera

In March I am exhibiting my work about sand, porosity, swimming pools, permeability silica and glazing technics at Andenne
it’s a show with Caroline Andrin and Etienne Fleury at the Ceramic museum

“Next to producing hand-made ceramic swimming pool miniatures, I am currently working on a found footage documentary video on the ceramic glazing technique and history, using the switch from sand to glass to question the limits of natural and cultural, of the notions of porosity and permeability. “

The Orphans of Tar - A Speculative Opera  has arrived > here
A booklaunch is to be organised in Brussels and Gent soon.

my flying carpet, part of ... Through Practices ! 
©Fransien van der Putt

_ contact
to receive the pdf version of my research on warmth

“Clémentine presents a set up that seems simple at first glance. She is welcoming the jury and spectators to gather on a round woolen carpet. A video is shown that documents the making of a ceramic oven. A joyful participatory project that she carried out with fellow students. The video explains her interest in heat and fire as a transformative culture producing process. A workbook expands the subject by combining historic facts and fictions, imagery that was found online and other elements in a unity in which temperature is the editorial principle.

  The structure of the book, organized around rising temperatures, conveys a deep reflection on the entwinement between the chemical and the cultural. It is at once an intellectually exciting piece and one that leaves much room open to the viewer’s imagination thanks to the vitality of its aesthetics. “

during graduation show, roomate of Mathias Vincent and his public bath installation
© Thomas Nolf 

_ "Thermodynamics is the branch of physics that deals with heat and temperature, and their relation to energy, work, radiation, and properties of matter. It applies to a wide variety of topics in science. Historically, thermodynamics developed out of a desire to increase the efficiency of early steam engines.”


_ “People automatically arrange themselves in a circle when they want to look at something together. This probably gave rise to the form of the arena, the circus, and the trading posts at the stock exchange.”

Bruno Munari