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The purity of form is beautifully powerful. Orchestrating this pureness requires consideration and control. Capturing these moments of tension and balance is enticing to me, letting the fullness of form sing from beneath. Some thing I long to develop and understand better.

Born: Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Education: Bachelor of Industrial Design with Honours, Monash University, 2015-2019. Mentorship: with Ceramic Artist and Teacher Kevin Boyd, learning the formulation of glazes, material properties, making processes and studio practice, 2015 - present. Exhibitions: Front | Centre - Denfair 2018; Identity, Skepsi @ Montsalvat, 2017; Agendo, David William’s Gallery, Camberwell Grammar School, 2017; Gifted, Skepsi @ Malvern, 2015; Agendo, St Helier’s Gallery Abbotsford Convent, 2015; Top Designs, Melbourne Museum, 2015; StArt Up: Top Arts, National Gallery of Victoria, 2015. Awards: Agendo $10,000 Prize for Emerging Artist, 2015. Workshops and Experience: Clay Sculptor Design Intern, General Motors Holden 2017; workshops with Ted Secombe and Brian Keyte.

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