The connotations around ceramics, the carefulness in how to treat it made him rebellious. Ashamed of his own urge to break precious ceramic pieces he opened up a shooting gallery. If you hit the target, you got to keep it. Winning became destroying.

Gildemacher never worked with ceramics before:

The hardest part of working with ceramics is the fact that you cannot undo things.

Gildemacher had gotten used to the safety of CRTL-Z, a feeling you can always undo the choices you make.