Text by Shirin Mehta. Photography by Aditi Kapur. Styling by Sarah Rajkotwala. Art direction by Aishwaryashree
Latika Nehra, 30
Ceramic Artist and Visual Designer
Why ceramics? What initially drew you to this art/craft form?
My professional background is in Visual Design. I went to the National Institute of Design [NID], Ahmedabad, and I have worked for almost 10 years as a graphic designer in India and Germany.
I have also been experimenting for my own creative comfort and have been taking this pleasure rather seriously. But it was in the summer of 2020 when everything was shutting down, and thus also the company I was employed at in Berlin, that all this stuff I was doing alongside really came to the centre of my life. My years of graphic design practices of form and space are not sidelined but help in my process.
What is your process of creation, in physical terms?
I build by hand and don’t use a wheel. I make use…