DAVID BRITS  

David Brits is an award-winning social impact artist whose compelling métier is dedicated to investigations in public-scale sculpture. Equally energised by material exploration and archival investigation, Brits’ practice spans installation, print-making, drawing and film. 


Recent major public sculpture commissions include the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, the Spier Arts Trust and the Iziko South African National Gallery.

Brits is the winner of the Rupert Foundation’s inaugural Social Impact Arts Prize and a recipient of the Barbara Fairhead Award for Social Responsibility in Art.


Current:

Tears Become Rain: Social Impact Arts Prize film launch & immersive exhibition — Latitudes Online  

Red Edge (Ouroboros 1.3.1) Public Sculpture installed at the Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.





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Artefact of Perception I
2017
Carbon Fibre, 3D Printed ABS, Resin.
25 x 20 x 31cm


An early alchemical ouroboros illustration with the words ἓν τὸ πᾶν ("The All is One") From the work of Cleopatra the Alchemist (Greco-Roman Egypt).

︎Carbon Fibre Sculpture