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By Donald Turvill
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Architectural sculpture show set to open
(Photo: Mike Bolam)

AN EXHIBITION of new work by Brazilian artist Tonico Lemos Auad opens at Cample Line this weekend.

Launching on Saturday, the new showcase brings together six new sculptural works made by Auad using reclaimed wooden beams, and six new textiles.

Materials that he has used frequently before, separately or in combination, he has said of wood and textile, “they really dialogue very closely in terms of architecture”.

Auad has placed this new body of work across two levels at the Thornhill gallery, with a new large-scale sculptural installation placed upstairs in direct material dialogue with the architectural features of the space.

The building’s original use as a row of millworkers’ cottages within the former Cample Mill complex and subsequent history of repurposing and reuse provides a compelling ground for this work, which extends Auad’s longstanding engagement with architecture, landscape and human interaction.

As José Augusto Ribeiro has said: “Auad’s works point to moments and places that are different from here and now, sometimes a distant past and more often an open field of possibilities.”

The exhibition is free to visit will run until Sunday December 12.

Tonico Lemos Auad was born in Belém, Brazil, and now lives and works in London. His work explores physical manifestations of belief, specifically looking at the personal or cultural significance afforded objects in everyday life. Often encompassing notions of architecture and landscape, Auad’s unique way of working subverts traditional techniques associated with craft such as embroidery, woodcarving and stonemasonry.

Attendance at the exhibition must be pre-booked, with hourly slots available from Thursdays to Sundays from 11 am to 4 pm.

On those days there will a drop-in hour from 1 pm to 2 pm. No booking is needed in that hour, however due to ongoing coronavirus restrictions staff will manage how many people are in the exhibition at any one time.

For more information or book tickets, visit www.campleline.org.uk

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