- White stoneware clay, polylactic acid (PLA) particles that have been burnt out, matte stoneware glaze

Large Cylinder (145 x 145 x 110 mm)
Tall Triangle (85 x 75 x 155 mm)
Square (70 x 70 x 60 mm)
Small Cylinder (90 x 90 x 45 mm)
The co-created ceramic object experiments (CCOE) highlight how design objects and experiments are part of a complex and entrenched network of humans and non-humans. These studio experiments began during a series of online critical making workshops I conducted in 2019 and became entangled with the materials recovered from makerspaces for my previous studio experiments. The significance of using ceramic and plastic materials in a 3D printing process is twofold. The first is the relationship between the high-heat involved in kiln-firing ceramics and combusting waste plastics through incineration .Presently, recycling and composting initiatives for post-consumer waste bioplastics like PLA are inadequate. Through the CCOE’s, I contend an alternative disposal method for this waste is through incineration. The second is the merging of two, dissimilar ideas of maker practice. Ceramics, a hands-on, messy, primal, technology-limited practice. With 3D printing, the supposedly user-friendly and efficient poster child of the technology-focused maker movement. Nevertheless, the co-created ceramic object experiments acts as a node; a material expression in between two points in a much larger network of maker practice. 
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