manitariGiorgos Kokovlis studied graphic design in Athens and cermic in Ar.Co of Lisbon. He attended many seminars with international ceramists, especially raku baking and paperkilin. He has participated in many group exhibitions. His last solo exhibition was at the gallery Omen, in Chania, in November 2013. Kokovlis maintains a laboratory at Vamvakopolou Chania, where he make ceramic classes.

These unique pieces are fired at 1280°C in gas kiln. The clays that are used are stoneware and porcelain and the decoration is hand painted. Chemical formulas are the same all over the world. What varies is the way people see things and the way they approach the material. Much more when this is done by a man with rich cultural backgrounds. This is the distinctive feature of his work, the forms, the colors, the texture of the material, the inspiration, but mainly the understanding and assimilation of influences and the search for identity.


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