The School of
Conceptual Clay


Q. What is Clay?
A. Clay is an earthy material that is plastic when it is moist but hard when fired, that is composed mainly of fine particles of hydrous aluminum silicates and other materials. It is the base matter in the technology known as ceramics.

Q. What is Conceptual?
A. Conceptual is the act of apprehending by reason or imagination.

Q. What is Conceptual Clay?
A. Conceptual Clay is a hybrid art that combines one of humanities oldest and most fundamental technologies, ceramics, with one of our defining contemporary technologies, personal computing.


The goal of the School of Conceptual Clay is to promote the study and practice of conceptual clay.

Conceptual Clay was invented by M.River & T.Whid as a metaphorical activity and an open-ended collaborative performance commenting on the digitization of former analog practices and techniques.

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