By: Alyosha J. Robillos
“Pottery taught me to let go. You cannot make clay follow 100 percent of what you want because it behaves differently. Even when you bake it, you don’t know what’s going to happen, if it’s going to warp or not. Even the colors change,” says potter Aleth Ocampo.
The moment we step inside a small corner of her workspace is the same moment we realize that Ocampo—a potter, painter, and chef—is a master maker, someone who creates no matter the space, no matter the medium, no matter the circumstance.