Hansen’s work has a great sense of being sturdy and full of purpose. The surfaces of the pots evoke wear patterns, which are not typical of a material as durable as ceramics, but they refer to age, repetitive use, and therefore personality.
Right: Orange box, 8 in. (20 cm) in height, porcelain with sand, soda fired to cone 10, 2012.
Below: Handled bowls, 8 in. (20 cm) in length, porcelain with sand, soda fired to cone 10, 2012.