View the images of Carlton Hill, public work for AMEX in Brighton.
Silhouettes, fossils, stamps in the walls
Stamps also made by the community that were used by us in the making
Fossil tile made by a child
EPR 5000 porcelain spacers
The 4 walls, for improvised story telling, made for and partly by the local community
Helen Evans workshop manager for my studios.
16 weeks three men to install
Developed an epoxy grout with mica glitter so the piece would sparkle at night
Hard noisy cramped conditions for the install
On site very difficult working environment
Half a square meter in a box 380 boxes
Every pupil made a ‘fossil’ tile
‘tide lines’ roll and wave down the 4 walls on the hill to add a sense of order and rhythm
11 tonnes of clay in 200 boxes
Finally the site is cleared
Pieces made by children arranged within the pebbles.
It took two people a whole day to pack the kiln
300 fossil tiles made by the school
Malone Team, essential to the making of the 15,000 tiles
Worked with other community groups to incorporate their work into the piece
300 crates taken in stages to site
Corners in the kiln
Special elements included corners, edges, extra thick pavement pieces and many more
Stonemasons PAYE instructed to attach the tiles
Random shapes hidden to improvise story telling
PAYE team, essential to the install
15000 hand made and glazed pieces
Every crate numbered and logged and coded by mc laren
40 glaze firings, 4 days each
Each of the 15000 ‘pebbles’ glazed by hand
100 bisc firings, two kilns in rotation
Every one different
15,000 different tiles were made
Design was based on the flint stone walls in the area
Designs based on the flint stone walls of the area
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