Kate Malone has opened her London studios’ doors to Caroline Pey from BRUK360 where she has captured a 360 virtual tour video of Balls Pond Studio in Dalston.
Follow us on a 360 virtual tour of Kate Malone’s studio.
By 6th February the video had over 15k views on Facebook, only a few days after it has been posted in the social media network, thank you all for watching and sharing!
The filming was such great fun and it seems like Kate has enjoyed the immersive experience of her own studio behind a VR headset, as we can see on a video she has shared with her followers on Instagram.
Oh my. a taste of the future …. was making a virtual reality film of a visit to my studios today … and here I am looking a fool as I was in fact standing on my desk surrounded by my pots…. or I thought I was !!! What an idiot. It is an extraordinary experience…watch this spot for a mention on my web sight that the film can be viewed with 360 degree photos soon. #vr #virtualreality #virtualrealityfilm #thefuture #anotherworld #technology the film is now on my web site.
Kate Malone is a British studio potter, ceramic artist and judge, along with Keith Brymer Jones, on BBC2’s The Great Pottery Throw Down presented by Sara Cox. Malone is known for her large sculptural vessels and rich, bright glazes.
Malone studied at Bristol Polytechnic and, after leaving the Royal College of Art in 1986, began working in a studio in the South Bank Craft Centre at Charing Cross. Malone’s work is held in the British Council collection.
Her work is on display in a number of public locations, a giant ceramic fish in the water at Hackney Marshes and a large pot at Manchester Art Gallery. Malone’s work is also held in numerous public collections, including Arts Council, Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, Crafts Council, The Ashmolean Museum, Musée national de céramique de Sèvres, Victoria & Albert Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. She made a large number of new works for an exhibition Inspired by Waddesdon Manor in 2016, including portrait vases of Ferdinand de Rothschild and his sister Alice Charlotte von Rothschild.
Malone worked with EPR Architects on a project at 24 Saville Row which gained a first place WAN Facade Award in 2015 and is a finalist in the 2016 Surface Design Awards. The project involved making 10,000 hand-glazed ceramic tiles.
Malone has said, “pottery is almost as good as sex – it’s so physical and so… fantastic”.