The second public sculpture commission for ‘Sculpture at Bermondsey Square’ is by Edwin Burdis. The sculpture, titled ‘Brad Pitt’s Bruised Bits’ is Burdis’ first public sculpture and will be on display in Bermondsey Square until September 2015.
The sculpture is constructed from marine and flex ply, car body filler and painted with acrylic and spray paint.
Newcastle-born Edwin has significantly contributed to the London art scene for over a decade, collaborating with numerous artists, writers and musicians including: Mark Leckey, Steven Claydon, Bonnie Camplin, Kieron Livingstone and Heather Phillipson.
His work has been presented internationally in solo exhibitions and performances including the USA and Germany.
He has also been presented in group exhibitions at galleries, institutions and museums as diverse as the ICA and Victoria and Albert.
Edwin’s work was included in Tom Morton’s curated exhibition ‘Recent British Painting’ at Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam and received an Arts Council Bursary to produce a feature length operatic film work on England.
‘Sculpture at Bermondsey Square’ is managed by VITRINE Gallery and is made possible with the generous support of Arts Council England, The National Lottery, Ideas Tap, Bermondsey Square Community Fund and Southwark Council. With additional support from: Team London Bridge, We Are Goat, Bermondsey Square, Colourpoint, Pangaea Sculptors’ Centre, Zucca. Media partner: Art Review, Elephant Magazine.