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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Episode 2 – Olivia Jones – Lundy – Verbatim Podcast Transcription

    Podcasts | 11.12.20

    Rodney Harris [00:00:07] There’s something romantic about an island isn’t there, there’s something sort of magic. Or certainly a small island I think. Yeah… Olivia Jones [00:00:27] At the far western point of the Bristol Channel where the flowing waters meet with the Atlantic Ocean stands a small defiant island…

  • Episode 2 – Olivia Jones – Lundy

    Podcasts | 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…

  • Current Exhibitions – Bricks Associate Artists

    News | 10.21.20

    Despite the pandemic, Bristol and the West is alive with art at the moment. Here are a few of the current shows our Associate Artists are exhibiting in, within the city and beyond. Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair – Frea Buckler, Ian Chamberlain, Jemma Gunning,…