MARTE JOHNSLIEN

White to Earth

2020, ROM, Oslo

Steel-reinforced ceramics and titanium dioxide glaze.


An investigation of the origin of and the materiality of the white pigment titanium dioxide through a series of steel-reinforced ceramic sculptures. The project was the final

presentation of Johnslien’s PhD project Circumstantial Sculpture at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts. The installation was accompanied by the photo-illustrated book 

White to Earth.





Photos by Jon Benjamin and Marte Johnslien. All text and image © Marte Johnslien