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Join us at the Cambodian Smokeless Kiln Nov. 5th for our next woodfire
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Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:00 PM by rackm | 0 Comments
The U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia visits our kiln
Yary and crew fired up the kiln in October when Ambassador Heidt visited Lowell. State Rep. Rady Mom and Ambassador Heidt listen as Yary explains the "smokeless" system. When the Ambassador looked inside,Yary made sure he used welding goggles Read More...
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Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2016 9:28 PM by rackm | 0 Comments
Finding quality wood fire ceramics in Siem Reap
Morodock Ceramics employs 15 young potters producing high quality wood-fire and gas fired pottery. Visitors can take workshops and create their own pieces. We were impressed with the talent and initiative of the youthful owner, Son Seyhak. Read More...
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Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2016 8:52 PM by rackm | 0 Comments
In Siem Reap we learned about preserving ancient pottery shards
Pannasastra University Professor Dararith gave us a tour of the archaeology lab at the Apsara Authority. The next day we toured Angkor Wat together with some of his students. Read More...
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Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:53 PM by rackm | 0 Comments
Back to Lowell in August and a show of Yary's wood fire ceramics
At Ayer Lofts Gallery in the historic district of downtown Lowell. Read More...
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Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:47 PM by rackm | 0 Comments
We went to Cambodia and found wood-fire and more
In July Prof. Yary and I headed to Cambodia for a month long stay helping to lead a group of 14 Fulbright Hays group project abroad participants, all educators from Middlesex Community College and the Lowell Public Schools. In Kampong Chhnang Village Read More...
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Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:37 AM by rackm | 0 Comments
IDS workshop at the kiln
The blog has been quiet but the kiln has not! The last weekend in April, over 30 students participating in the Interdisciplinary Studies Weekend on Southeast Asia, gathered at the kiln site for a workshop with Prof. Yary. Everybody made pinch pots while Read More...
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Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:15 AM by rackm | 0 Comments