Davies was awarded the WERK.STOFF prize for portray by the Andreas Felger Kulturstiftung and the Heidelberger Kunstverein. His work was chosen by a jury of 4 members in 2021. The award is meant to help the award winner in specializing in his or her inventive growth. The prize contains this yr’s laureate exhibition on the studio of the Kunstverein.
Bradley Davies was born in London in 1990 and lives in Berlin. In 2017 he accomplished his grasp research on the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Important. Davies works in numerous inventive media, ideally portray, sculpture and set up, but additionally efficiency and sound recordings. He combines freely and associatively what he encounters and thus eludes unambiguity. He’s within the deviations and flaws within the mass-media picture, the meanings of which he costs via cropping and repetition, the collection of his inventive supplies, and his dealing with of the work, usually disguised as a joke.
Assertion by the artist:
“Over the previous decade I’ve been making work in numerous media from drawing and portray, sculpture, set up, sound and efficiency. I’m thinking about how we uncover ourselves via the society we construct with the tales we share, the music and video games we play, the routines or rituals we have now. Which explains why my work usually displays on the surroundings it finds for itself. The environments are demanded by the work/exhibition, its place in time and placement or a mirrored image of my experiences—with its mesh of absurd satire and comedy, and love for poetry. I need individuals to take pleasure in discovering one thing for themselves in my work and be capable of discover a sense of humour and humility with it.”
at Heidelberger Kunstverein
till February 11, 2024