About Robin Sullivan
Robin Sullivan (b. 1992, London) creates works spanning artforms, from public programmes covering entire landscapes, to large scale ceramic firings, intimate sculptures, to expansive bodies of research. Robin’s unrestricted approach to art comes from their ability to trust in their process, discovering the best way to make physical a thought, feeling or story.
These pieces, presented for the first time by Mater, have been inspired by their decade long investigation of the prehistoric south west. For Robin they are a more intimate, poetic response, the result of a dialogue formed between the research, the materials and their own lived experience as a queer neurodiverse artist. Here is a collection of objects for the home, with a hint of something heavier afoot.
Robin Sullivan has delivered events, commissions and projects for and with English Heritage, Arts Council England, Royal College of Art, Future Foundry, Creative Civic Change, White Gold international Ceramic Festival, Cornwall Heritage Trust, RAMM, Aspex Gallery, Russell Coates Museum and Lokaal 01.
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Mater Collects is an extension of Mater, a comissioning body and research platform exploring materials. Robin Sullivan was comissioned to write a text Mater in 2022. View it here.
A percentage of all Mater Collects sales will go towards the commissioning of exclusive and groundbreaking new texts for Mater.
Robin Sullivan, Remember Me
2020-22. Approximately 8x5cm (sizes vary). Materials: Specially formulated china clay with industrial waste materials from the 70 km Winning and Working area of the China Clay landscape, Cornwall. Glazed with rocks collected from the 18c industrial mining waterways of the same area.
Robin has created a series of 10 small standing stones for Mater Collects, which each vary in glaze and shape. The stones reflect the artist's thinking around monumentality, immortality and fears of dying alone, as well as calling to question why they make art. There are ten standing stones available in this series. The artist will select the standing stone to send you, however if you are interested in a particular stone pictured, please send an email before purchase to email@example.com to make sure it is available.