“Nature is my inspiration and my work is in congruence with it.” NabahatLotia
Obvara is an ancient East European pottery firing technique is a result of interaction with the five elements of nature.
Pots molded with Clay and WaterareAirdried in the Sun before Fire gives it permanence. The organic coating on the body catches fire leaving behind a smoke trail of organic sketches!
Working with local potters of Punjab and Sindh for over 25 years, NabahatLotia has attended several residency programs and workshops. She has taught and held exhibitions in Pakistan, Bali, Toronto, New York, Turkey and Sri Lanka,
NabahatLotia re-introduces an alternate firing method, practiced for centuries around the globe.