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Udu (lines)
Udu (lines)
Glazed ceramic
12" x 11" x 11"
2015

Traditional Udu drums are Nigerian musical instruments built by the women of the Igbo people. Originally udus were strictly used for women’s ceremonial purposes. The ceramic drums I have made are inspired by udus but don’t physically resemble the traditional instruments. They are all hand built and made to be amplified.