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Arnolfini - est 1961

Artist Florian Roithmayr discusses his practice which involves hand-crafted, sculpted and cast homages to man-made objects.

With: Florian Roithmayr

Over the past years, Florian Roithmayr’s work has been informed by long periods spent as apprentice in concrete restoration, in car alteration industries or on excavation sites in the Sudanese desert. In his sculptures and photographs, Roithmayr draws on these secluded and intimate engagements: his focus is on the shifting materiality that facilitates and registers actions and solutions to perform the transfer of assistance or the delivery of repair and upkeep, and their combined transitive potential for art. These are slowed down forms of production; they often require intense attention and commitment without any definite aims.

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Organised by Arnolfini, Bristol City Council, and the University of the West of England. Supported by Bristol City Council.

Free for UWE staff and students with ID. Tickets can be collected in person from Arnolfini Box Office from 11am on the day of the event.