Adil Ghani
Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu




Artist Statement

 RAAQUU is a ceramic art brand founded in 2020. Manifested from the inspired mind of ceramic artist Adil Abdul Ghani, RAAQUU intends to make the magical world of Raku ceramics more accessible to ceramic art lovers all over the world.

Studio Description
 Every RAAQUU piece is truly unique. Handcrafted in Malaysia, the coloration process is guided but cannot truly be predicted resulting in an unconventional rainbow matte finish. "Painted by Fire"

What type of clay do you use?
 Clay & Grogged Earthenware

What temperature do you fire to?

What is your primary forming method?

What is your favorite surface treatment?
 Raku-Fired Copper Matte

Do you make any of your own tools?

What one word would you use to describe your work?

What is the one thing in your studio you can’t live without?
 My kiln

What are your top three studio wishes?
 1) A larger Kiln
2) More time to sculpt
3) Additional skilled hands to create more art

How do you recharge creatively?
 1) Conceptual workflow
2) Time consumed
3) Complexity of custom job
4) Research needed

What challenges have you given yourself to overcome?
 To introduce my work to a global audience

What ceramic superpower would you have and why?
 The ability to create beautiful rainbow-hued, Raku-fired finishes. This is my core focus for the past 15 years.

Why do you create art?
 I am greatly inspired by nature, which manifests in the smoky-mysterious landscapes that appear on many of my pieces.

If you could change one property of clay, what would it be?

 To make it naturally waterproof


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