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Documentary | Mike Dodd | The Spirit of Making

This film provides a unique insight into the working life of Mike Dodd, one of Britain’s most prestigious potters. Dodd lives and works in the beautifully rural surroundings of Glastonbury, Somerset. Here he discusses his love of pots and shares some of his personal philosophies, talking about the importance of using local materials and hand made tools in the making of his work. Watch him unpack his kiln and throw a large textured vase on his kick wheel.

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