Blog: Commissions

  • Áine Kelly : Adapting Materials + Practice – Micro Commission

    Commissions | 01.22.21

    1. INTRODUCTION Bricks has kindly commissioned me to develop my work for the next couple of months. For the past 5 years my work explored camera-less photographic processes. This includes camera obscura installations, sculptural light prints, and photograms of…

  • Áine Kelly : Adapting Materials + Practice Micro Commission – 4. Waste

    Commissions | 12.31.20

    I touched on reducing the need for consuming in my previous post about scraps. Following on from this I began to save materials that were destined for recycling and refuse which has really taken a toll on my studio space!  I built up a lot of packaging materials this…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Alice Sheppard Fidler: Sandbags micro commission

    Commissions | 11.16.20

    Alice Sheppard Fidler in conversation with Bricks artist Nick Grellier, October 2020 You sent me an image of your new work; shall we talk about it? Yes, I showed you the first element of a new installation piece I have started developing for the Bricks micro commission. You mentioned…