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'The Weight', 2013 - Adeline de Monseignat

“‘The Weight’ is a project for ‘Articulate’ show at Victoria Miro by Dramatic Need, a charity that helps children express themselves creatively to overcome past traumatic experiences. The brick wall is a monument to honour young Meine’s story.  Each carefully ‘clothed’ brick bears a word or two of her handwriting - “red and white like my school uniform”, she confesses over Skype.  Each row of bricks is a line of her text, the wall her testimony and foundation to a more solid future. 

Sold individually, each brick like a piece of a puzzle, a piece of her story, is to be passed on in order for the weight and word to be spread and shared. 

Sponsored by Brick Development Association, Tom Tailor, Can of Gas, MdeM and Nicolas Lavrov.”

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British chef Jamie Oliver has teamed up with design brand Fritz Hansen to celebrate 10 years of his restaurant Fifteen - by auctioning off an army of Arne Jacobsen’s famous Ant chairs, each one customised by one of 20 different artists and designers.

The BIG Chair Project launches today and includes designs by Christopher Bailey (top left), Sarah Burton (top right), Matthew Williamson (bottom left) and Sir Paul Smith (bottom right), among others. [Photos David Parry/PA]