Porcelain tile

 Second-year  MFA Fine Arts  student Sadia Fakih has used the Visual Futures Lab in the past, but today she’s experimenting with material that we don't regularly see: porcelain tile.

Second-year MFA Fine Arts student Sadia Fakih has used the Visual Futures Lab in the past, but today she’s experimenting with material that we don't regularly see: porcelain tile.

 Here she has attached a hole saw for porcelain cutting to the VFL's drill press to cut a series of holes in the tile, but unfortunately the tile cracked!

Here she has attached a hole saw for porcelain cutting to the VFL's drill press to cut a series of holes in the tile, but unfortunately the tile cracked!

 Porcelain is particularly difficult to work with because it is brittle even though its strong. We hope she tries again soon!

Porcelain is particularly difficult to work with because it is brittle even though its strong. We hope she tries again soon!

John Heida