Brick Data Sculpture

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Brick Data Sculpture

  1. 1. a Brick! a production by Michael Bligh
  2. 2. Characteristics <ul><li>what’s it made of (clay, water, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>what houses are built with – wood, steel, glass, etc </li></ul><ul><li>what percentage of bricks are reused after a demolition job – and for what? </li></ul><ul><li>Home owners vs. renters vs. homeless (Sydney) </li></ul><ul><li>Houses vs. terraces vs. flats vs. other (Sydney) </li></ul><ul><li>Other Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>how do you stack em together </li></ul><ul><li>how are the bricks made (fire, sun, etc) how much bricklayers get paid (per brick/hour) – compare to other jobs?? IT, lawyer, doctor, bus driver… </li></ul><ul><li>how many bricks does an average bricklayer lay a day </li></ul><ul><li>house prices </li></ul><ul><li>home ownership – rich vs. poor </li></ul><ul><li>Different colours of bricks </li></ul>
  3. 3. Representations <ul><li>5 different representations within the sculpture </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>I will cut a brick up neatly and form a ‘bar graph’ at the back of the sculpture </li></ul><ul><li>I will crush a brick up and have little mounds represent different characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>I will break the brick up and have little golf ball size pieces forming piles </li></ul><ul><li>For representing an average Australian house’s make-up, I will use brick, wood, glass, plasterboard, stone, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>???? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Materials and Tools <ul><li>Bricks! </li></ul><ul><li>Circular saw </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy chisel & mallet </li></ul><ul><li>Cement/sand/rock = concrete </li></ul><ul><li>Wooden base? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Example <ul><li>What is the brick made of?? </li></ul>

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