Photo: Nick Sayers in Brighton & Hove, South East

Nick Sayers

Artist, Maker, Event organiser, Graphic designer, Web developer

Nick Sayers is a maker and graphic designer based in Hove. He makes polyhedral artworks and functional items from reused or re-purposed materials as part of his ongoing Spheres project. These have ranged in scale from car tyres and estate agent boards to cable ties and measuring tape. The structure of the pieces is mathematical and based on the 20-sided icosahedron and 12-sided dodecahedron. The use of everyday 'waste' items in a modular, playful way demonstrates the beauty of mathematical symmetry and implies the endless wastefulness of industrial production. The largest of his spheres to date is To Live, a shelter dome made from estate agent boards held together with the plastic bolts commonly used to attach the 'For Sale' or 'To Let' tag. The project highlights issues of homelessness, the housing market, sustainable building and recycling. It has been shown at Green Architecture Day, Brighton Festival Artists' Open Houses and The Lightbox in Woking. read full statement

Location Brighton & Hove, South East
Activities Primary education, Public art, Private commissions, Graphic Design
Artforms / type of project Environment, Graphics, Installation, Public Art, Sculpture