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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Sinusoidal Nebulous VIII
2020
Carbon Fibre, Aluminum, Resin.  
65 x 56 x 55 cm

Carbon fibre is an embodiment of the great advances in material technology to which the last decades have been subject. Raw carbon fibre is combined with a plastic resin to form carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer composite. Once cured it is eleven times stronger than steel.

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︎Carbon Fibre Sculpture