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Stacy Jo Scott uses ceramic objects and digital processes as anchors from which to navigate shifting landscapes of queerness, embodiment, and spectrality. These objects emerge from research, digital processes, trance practices, and chance operations. Her work revolves around imaging the ephemeral body and speculating on queer lineages and futurities. The speculative nature of her inquiries is grounded in confounding the relationship between clay’s materiality and the supposed purity of machinic code. Stacy Jo explores how digital media renders embodiment, and how computational tools can be used to convey illegible histories or mythic futures. She employs the more ancient skills of hand-working clay alongside generative software tools, unorthodox 3D printing, and CNC hacks. The idiosyncrasies of clay interrupt the numeric logic of the machine, looping it back into a queered transient world of direct embodied experience. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon.


Studio Potter, Ephemeral Material

Crafts: Today's Anthology for Tomorrow's Crafts

Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture, Notes on Craft and Collaboration: Reflections on the Digital Realm as a Site for Collaboration

Abrams Claghorn Gallery Blog, Interview: Stacy Jo Scott, by Anna Vaughan

American Craft Council Blog, Q&A, Stacy Jo Scott on Digital Technology

Ravelin Magazine, Visual Musings on The Golden Dome, by Monica Uszerowicz

American Craft Magazine, Brave New World

Bad at Sports Contemporary Art Blog, Open Engagement: A Utopia of Dispute Might Be Better / Regarding Ethics & Failure

PNCA Untitled, RVW | Object Focus: The Bowl, Engage + Use

Bad at Sports Contemporary Art Blog, Protectors of the Handmade, Craft Mystery Cult Convenes in Chicago

Journal of Modern Craft, Guest Blogger, At-Home 3D Printing and the Return of a Craft Utopia

Journal of Modern Craft, Guest Blogger, Unfold Interview: The Virtual Potter's Wheel

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