David Brits is an award-winning social impact artist whose experimental 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.
June — July 2022: Residency
Tears Become Rain
: Social Impact Arts Prize film launch & immersive exhibition —
Red Edge (Ouroboros 1.3.1)
Public Sculpture installed at the Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
, Group Show at the Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape TownTown.
CV + Bio
Schematic for Ouroboros 2.3.1
Drawings for Sculpture