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Common Ground World Project - 1999

The concept of the Common Ground World Project is as relevant today as it was in the 1990's when the idea was first conceived by Neil Tetkowski. At the heart of this creative undertaking is a simple yet fascinating idea: collect clay and sand from all United Nations countries, formulate a single world clay and create a sculpture celebrating the interconnection of all human beings. Metaphors and symbolism abound as people from every nation participated in this environmental project.

Nine Good Teeth

A short clip of Neil Tetkowski and his ceramic piece for the U.N.

Ground War - 1991

Performance art at Tetkowski Studio in Buffalo, New York on February 23, 1991. This took place when the actual ground war started during the first Gulf War. Live jazz, live bullets, live people...