Materials Matter / Ábhar Ábhar

Materials Matter / Ábhar Ábhar is a collaborative project devised by three artists and educators, Clare Breen, Mary Conroy and Laura Ní Fhlaibhín. Their individual practices share the common denominator of sustainability and environmental awareness within the process of art production.



Salt dough straight from the cupboard! A simple dough for sculptural play at home.

Reading time: ~1 minute

Clay Processing - Wet Method

How to process found clay using the wet processing method.

Reading time: 2 minutes

Bonfire Firing Clay

Turn your clay into ceramic without using an electric kiln.

Reading time: 6 minutes