Eastern Asian ceramic art attaches more importance to the interior of an object than to the exterior. The floor represents the earth and the walls stand for a landscape that surrounds the dish: it constitutes the context in which we consume a meal.
The floor is also of major significance when it comes to Petra’s ceramics. Often it is of massive nature, keeping the dish warm for a long time, and it acts as a little pedestal that elevates the dish. The ceramics used in the following food styling projects exemplify this concept:
Images: Per-Anders Jörgensen, Thomas Apolt, Oliver Brachat