Nichola Bruce works with the moving image. Her work is primarily about expressing the way the mind composites vision through memory. She films elements of her life almost every day and has an extensive archive of over 30 years of home movie.
Born in Bromley, brought up in Kent and London. She was educated at Kingsdale School, Hornsey College of Art and Middlesex Polytechnic. She began making films on super eight and 16mm. Collages of live action, performance and animation. She was awarded a NESTA Fellowship to study Perception. She has also made feature Dramas and Documentaries. Many of these evolve through her drawing process. Her archive continues to inform her latest works.
She exhibits her work as film, Installation, single and multiple screenings, at galleries, cinemas, other venues and online.
She has two sons Jack Pyke Bruce and Duncan Pyke Bruce
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