Bruce Asbestos S/S 2020
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About the work
With this iteration, Asbestos extends to the digital sphere ideas first explored in his debut A/W18 collection. Oversized structures, waffle dresses and shoes made from loaves of bread, were presented in a catwalk show at Nottingham Contemporary in the Lace Market, including collaborations with students from Nottingham Trent University’s School of Art & Design.
About the artist
Bruce Asbestos earned a degree in Fine Art from Nottingham Trent University (BA, 2001–4), winning a scholarship at Musashino University, Tokyo (2002), followed by an MFA Fine Art, RMIT Melbourne, Australia (2011) and Master’s Degree at Nottingham Trent (2012). His interdisciplinary practice combines performance, painting, clothing, social media, video games, curating and numerous collaborations. He has had solo projects and exhibitions at Cedar Lewisohn’s project space, London (2014); 'Concrete', Hayward Gallery, London (2015); and has presented work in group shows since 2011, including 'Big Lizards Big Idea', Reactor, Frankfurt and Newcastle (2011); Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (2013); 'OTS/BLK', New College, Nottingham / Bergen (2014); SUNSCREEN - New Art Exchange, Nottingham (2016).
Bruce Asbestos (1982 - )
- Bruce Asbestos S/S 2020
- One of an edition of 3, plus 1 artist's proof
- uncompressed 10bit QuickTime file (master)
- 18 minutes 30 seconds
- Purchased from the artist March 2021, through the Art XUK project 2020-21
- The artist; from whom purchased by UK Government Art Collection, 31 March 2021
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