This photograph shows a cluster of pieces of pottery resembling lotus pods. These were inspired by the shape of lotus pods found in lotus ponds of Southeast Asia and Iskandar Jalil's observations at a ceramics factory in Surabaya. Iskandar Jalil usually recorded his extensive travel experiences in visual diaries and incorporated them into his ceramic works. This particular artistic work was selected for exhibition at the Korea Ceramics Biennale 2007. Physical dimensions of original: Approximately 70 x 160 x 160 mm. Medium: Various clays and glazes, porcelain (fired at 1300 degrees Celsius). Title devised by Library staff.
This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2009. The original work © Iskandar Jalil, 2007.