• Episode 5 – Cliff Andrade – Bristoler Chronik

    Podcasts | 12.28.20

    The Bricks Podcast follow Bristol’s contemporary artists, on journeys within the city walls and beyond, along the ley lines of the South West, up the A roads north, and through their unique observations on the world. In this episode, inspired by Proust’s idea that true recollection can only occur…

  • Becki Hiscocks: Micro Commission, introductory post

    Commissions | 12.12.20

    Skeleton sketches in non-traditional anatomical poses. My proposal for the Bricks Micro commission is all about developing visual ideas of anatomy in motion via sequential drawings and animation. I want to think about how to step away from traditional static poses used to represent the body within medical art and…

  • Episode 4 – Ben Hartley – Ruderal – Verbatim Podcast Transcription

    Podcasts | 12.09.20

    Ben Hartley [00:00:10] I’m currently standing in the wasteland space outside the formerly vacant industrial building on the street named ‘Little Paradise’ just behind East Street, in which my studio sits. A ‘meanwhile’ space earmarked for development, which is rented out to us artists before demolition. It is a square…

  • Episode 4 – Ben Hartley – Ruderal

    Podcasts | 12.09.20

    Vase No.1 by Ben Hartley. Waste plastics, electrical wire, dried palm fronds, 2020 In Episode 4, artist Ben Hartley explores the parallels between Ruderal plant species with the processes of gentrification & urban renewal. Focusing on a specific area of wasteland adjacent to Ben’s…

  • Áine Kelly : Adapting Materials + Practice Micro Commission – 2. Scraps

    Commissions | 12.02.20

    I have heaps of yarn and textiles from previous projects. They’re all random awkward sizes that often can’t seem to fit into any new projects. So the heap just gets bigger and bigger by project and project. Weaving with scraps of yarn allows me to weave in short strips easily…

  • Beth Luxton: Painting meets Animation Micro Commission

    Commissions | 11.30.20

    Introduction I’m delighted to be working on a micro commission for Bricks over the next couple of months, centred around combining painting and animation, using projection. I consider myself primarily a painter, although most of my work has involved painting and screen-printing to date. I’m drawn to transitory, familiar materials that…

  • Job Opportunity: Public Art Producer

    Opportunities | 11.23.20

    DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THE JD HERE (Version 4/ 23-11-20) BRICKS PUBLIC ART PRODUCER  JOB DESCRIPTION Position:  Public Art Producer Responsible to: Jack Gibbon, Director Bricks.  Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience.   Hours: 24 – 40 hours per week. We are currently…