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  • Karolina Ptaszkowska : Micro Commisson : Interactive Horror Story

    Commissions | 02.13.21

    For the past few months, delighted to be awarded a Bricks micro commission, I have been focusing on bringing to light my long standing ideas about storytelling in relation to visual art. I proposed to explore a different domain to my usual forms of expression and worked predominantly with…

  • Áine Kelly : Micro Commisson : Adapting Materials + Practice

    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…

  • Episode 5 – Cliff Andrade – Bristoler Chronik

    Commissions | 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…

  • Episode 4 – Ben Hartley – Ruderal

    Commissions | 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…

  • Episode 2 – Olivia Jones – Lundy

    Commissions | 11.12.20

    Olivia Jones’s podcast is centred around a recent journey to Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel. Speaking with artists, geologists and those working to protect the island’s wildlife, the recording explores the island’s volcanic history and how those living on Lundy have engaged with the material of the island over…