River Journeys

Thompson, Brian (2010) River Journeys. [Artefact]

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Image (JPEG) (. River Wear (Blue Glass) 2009 Cast Glass 17 x 17.6 x 8 cms)
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Image (JPEG) (River Wear (Grey Glass) 2009 Cast Glass 175 x 19 x 6 cms)
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Image (JPEG) (Meeting of the Waters v 2 2009 Cast Iron 18.2 x 18.6 x 3 cms )
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Image (PNG) (. Wear at NGC 2009 Cast Iron 19 x 18.5 x 9 cms)
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Image (JPEG) (River Wear 2009 Cast Iron 17.4 x 18 x 9 cms)
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Image (JPEG) (River Severn at Ironbridge 2009 Cast Iron 37 x 13 x 5 cms)
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Image (JPEG) (Northern Rivers;Wear 2010 Glass 39 x 20 x 10 cms)
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Image (JPEG) (Northern Rivers;Tyne 2010 UV Bonded Float Glass 26 x 30.8 x 12.2 cms)
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Image (JPEG) (Northern Rivers;Tees 2010 UV Bonded Float Glass 30.4 x 26.2 x 12 cms)
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Image (JPEG) (Cauldron Snout 2012 Charred Oak 18 x 14.5 x 6 cms)
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Image (JPEG) (River Wear Float Glass 2012 16.4 x 18 x 7 cms)
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Image (JPEG) (By the Derwent at Cockermouth (with J) 2012 Float Glass 9 x 14 x 4 cms)
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Abstract

This was a group of sculptures based on mapping of Rivers from Ordinance survey maps and from aerial photographs. The work was realised in a variety of materials, Kiln formed Glass. Water-jet cut glass, Cast Iron and the artworks the product of the research was disseminated via the following Conferences/Gallery exhibitions:

1. Kith and Kin 2. National Glass Centre Sunderland 2012-13
2. Iron working Drawings, 2008
3. “Tracing the Invisible”, University of Porto, Portugal. 2009.
4. “Glass North East”, House of Commons, London. 2010
5. ICA, London, 2010

The artworks are part of an on-going personal research project linking ideas of place explored through journeys to sculptural invention in the crafts of sculpture. The work was built using a variety of processes; the water-jet cut glass and UV glue assembly, Sand-cast Iron, Kiln – formed Glass.

Item Type: Artefact
Subjects: Fine Art > Sculpture
Divisions: Creative and Cultural Practices Beacon > Art and Design Workstream
Faculty of Arts Design and Media > Department of Arts and Design
Depositing User: Ashleigh Little
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2013 08:38
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2017 20:06
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/4055

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