Today on the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast I have an interview with figure sculptor Tip Toland. In the interview we talk about her 2014 Portland Art Museum exhibition, which featured Tanzanian children that are both revered and persecuted because they have Albinism. For the exhibition Toland created twelve larger than life size busts that show the complex emotional landscape of persecuted peoples. To see examples of the work, visit www.cfileonline.org/exhibition-tip-toland-enlarges-albinism.
In the interview we also talk about the qualities that make a sculpture feel animate and the role hypnotherapy has played in Toland’s personal development. This interview was taped at the 2018 Clay Gulgong Festival in Gulgong, NSW, Australia. For more information on the festival visit www.mansfieldceramics.com.
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