Nicola Ellis
Semi-automatic machine self-portraits

Self-portraits produced by a Trumpf punch machine. Hung on powder coating hooks. Mild steel sheet and powder coating. Largest panel 230 x 165 x 0.5 cm. 2019. Installation at the Turnpike Gallery, Leigh UK. Works produced as part of Return to Ritherdon, a project based on a two-year artist placement at Ritherdon & Co Ltd, a manufacturer or steel enclosures based in Darwen Lancashire. Return to Ritherdon continues until August 2020. Images by Livia Lazar

Self-portraits produced by a Trumpf punch machine. Hung on powder coating hooks. Mild steel sheet and powder coating. Largest panel 230 x 165 x 0.5 cm. 2019. Installation at the Turnpike Gallery, Leigh UK. Works produced as part of Return to Ritherdon, a project based on a two-year artist placement at Ritherdon & Co Ltd, a manufacturer or steel enclosures based in Darwen Lancashire. Return to Ritherdon continues until August 2020. Images by Livia Lazar

Self-portraits produced by a Trumpf punch machine. Hung on powder coating hooks. Mild steel sheet and powder coating. Largest panel 230 x 165 x 0.5 cm. 2019. Installation at the Turnpike Gallery, Leigh UK. Works produced as part of Return to Ritherdon, a project based on a two-year artist placement at Ritherdon & Co Ltd, a manufacturer or steel enclosures based in Darwen Lancashire. Return to Ritherdon continues until August 2020. Images by Livia Lazar

Self-portraits produced by a Trumpf punch machine. Hung on powder coating hooks. Mild steel sheet and powder coating. Largest panel 230 x 165 x 0.5 cm. 2019. Installation at the Turnpike Gallery, Leigh UK. Works produced as part of Return to Ritherdon, a project based on a two-year artist placement at Ritherdon & Co Ltd, a manufacturer or steel enclosures based in Darwen Lancashire. Return to Ritherdon continues until August 2020. Images by Livia Lazar