Picture By Jim Wileman - 20,000 moths to form creative call for change at COP26 in Glasgow Chloe Uden, Naomi Wright and Jenny Ayrton are pictured sewing together a small selection of the 20,000 moths, at the Buckfast Butterfly Farm, South Devon.

20,000 hand-crafted moths will be used to create an immersive display for COP26, the UN climate change conference. Made by people all over the world, the moths will represent a creative call for urgent action on climate change.

As visitors walk through the installation at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, they will hear whispers of hope and encouragement recorded by people who want their voices to be heard.

‘Moths to a Flame’ is run by the Devon-based Art and Energy Collective in partnership with Plymouth Energy Community. Participants across the South West, nationally and internationally are creating moths and recording their messages as part of the project.

Almost 7,000 moths have been made so far by groups from Devon to Australia, and people are invited to create their own moths to be part of the installation. 

Brick Kiln Court, Easton

Brick Kiln Court, Easton, Bristol

Bricks has been commissioned to deliver a public art programme for the new residential and commercial development at Brick Kiln Court in Easton, Bristol.

This project will respond to the historic use of the site and explore themes of energy use, sustainability and the climate crisis.

The south west based commissioned artist is The Art and Energy Collective.

Currently awaiting revised planning permission before commencing programme in Summer 2023.


The Art and Energy Collective


Juniper Homes

Local Authority

Bristol City Council


Brick Kiln Court, St Gabriel’s Road, Easton, Bristol BS5 0RT

Brick Kiln Court, Credit Juniper Homes

Commissioned Artists

The Art and Energy Collective have been appointed to deliver this public art programme and will commence work on the project once planning permission is secured in summer 2023.

The Art & Energy Collective members smiling
The Art & Energy Collective
The Art & Energy Collective - Brick Kiln Court
The Art & Energy Collective member

Creative Commissioning Group

We have worked with a Creative Commissioning Group made up of a local resident of the development, Easton community members, Bristol City Council and Bricks.

Black and white image of St Gabriels Colliery
St Gabriels Colliery
Maps show where the colliery was located in relation to Easton Business Centre today,
Maps show where the colliery was located in relation to Easton Business Centre today,