Nicola Ellis
Chemistry and magic straight down the line- Art in Manufacturing residency

Resulting installation work produced during an Art in manufacturing residency, Comissioned by Deco Publique and Super Slow Way for The National Festival of Making 2018. Installation View of 'boxes' made from Trumpf Punch 'skeletons' left behind from the Ritherdon product manufacturing process, and used hooks from the powder coating line. Industrial powder coated paintings and video works can be seen in the background.

Installation view of used hooks taken from the powder coating area of Ritherdon Ltd in exchange for new ones made by the artist, alongside boxes made from the material left behind from the initial stage of product manufacture by the TRUMPF punch machine. Images courtesy of AJ Pretorius and The National Festival of Making

Installation view of three out of fourteen industrial powder coated paintings developed and produced in collaboration with Ritherdon Ltd paint shop staff using experimental application techniques. Integrated film element.Image courtesy of GS Visuals and The National Festival of Making

Installation view of five out of fourteen industrial powder coated paintings developed and produced in collaboration with Ritherdon Ltd paint shop staff using experimental application techniquesImage courtesy of Super Slow Way and The National Festival of Making

Installation view of five out of fourteen industrial powder coated paintings developed and produced in collaboration with Ritherdon Ltd paint shop staff using experimental application techniques. Image courtesy of Super Slow Way and The National Festival of Making

A two - part painting made from two of the 14 industrial powder coated paintings developed and produced in collaboration with Ritherdon Ltd paint shop staff using experimental application techniques. Images courtesy of GS Visuals and The National Festival of Making

Film footage showing freshly powder coated panels suspended by hooks on the paint line. The installation suspends the video on a flat panel tv by the same hooks. Images courtesy of GS Visuals and The National Festival of Making

 

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