Approved: 16.08.2006

Marianne Forrest

Approved: 16.08.2006

Concepts
Designing site specific pieces has its own priorities. Kinetic sculptures and clocks tell different stories for each setting. There may be themes resonant of the surroundings or the piece may reflect the ethos of the user.
The Ebbw Vale Timepiece (Echoes) was built after considerable research and community participation in the defining of the towns priorities. A town devastated by the

Read more ...

  • Location: Baldock, East
 

Biography

Concepts Designing site specific pieces has its own priorities. Kinetic sculptures and clocks tell different stories for each setting. There may be themes resonant of the surroundings or the piece may reflect the ethos of the user. The Ebbw Vale Timepiece (Echoes) was built after considerable research and community participation in the defining of the towns priorities. A town devastated by the collapse of industries Ebbw Vale seeks to recover its potential and attract visitors to the town centre situated in an area of natural beauty. As a creator Marianne Forrest spans all scales with her tiniest wristwatches being merely 10 mm across and her largest 10.5 metres. She makes timepieces that are about time as well as being functional artworks. New Technology is used with smaller pieces and for modelmaking and presentations. Aesthetic and formal concerns. Career path BA Hons Middlesex MA (RCA) MCSD Freeman of the city of London

CV & Education

Solo exhibitions 2010 - Tempus, Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow 1996 - Focus, CAA Group exhibitions 2010 - Watches, Primavera, Cambridge 2009 - British Silver Week, Palterman and Thomas, Wales 2009 - Goldsmiths Fair, Goldsmiths Hall, London 1998 - Roger Billicliffe Fine Art