Mutable is an exhibition of ceramics and clay art in India from 1947 to the present. The exhibition will showcase the diverse range of materials, techniques and objects through the five sections of the exhibition. The exhibition maps the heterogeneous use of unfired, low and high temperature fired terracotta and ceramic clay by hereditary and studio-trained potters. It also will exhibit works by artists who use clay as one medium among several in their repertoire as well as trace the work of institutions and organizations which have worked with potters across the country. Mutable accommodates objects such as tableware, installations, sculptures, instruments, idols, dolls, and experiments, which are made in ceramic and clay. Conceptually, the exhibition will seek to untangle through these objects, what historical meanings are imbued in words such as “artisan”, “craftsman”, “contemporary ceramics/ceramicists” and “craft” all of which have multiple meanings and frame the objects and their makers in specific ways. Sometimes, they are used interchangeably and at other times, they represent hierarchical conceptualisations of creativity and acts of making.