Diana Halluska

Publication Date

Spring 1999


In this project I attempted to learn how two different methods of making pots coexist in one town. I tried to learn the techniques hands on, how they differed and to understand the historical and cultural contexts in which they fit. I also was curious to learn about the direction in which these methods are headed. I used the methods of non participation and participant observation informal and formal interview to gather my data. I found both methods of pottery to be growing and the potters to be thinking toward the future. I found many differences, but some similarities. I found that in Vume, pots are everywhere and always have been. Aspects of pottery may change, but pottery will stay.