NUART: How the Festival is Shaping Aberdeen’s Attitudes towards Street Art
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NUART: How the Festival is Shaping Aberdeen’s Attitudes towards Street Art

In April (13th-16th), Aberdeen hosted NUART, a street art festival established in our twin city of Stavanger, Norway. For the entire weekend, the atmosphere in the city was palpably different: people were acting as flaneurs, exploring the city and the way that the street art transformed forgotten or overlooked corners of Aberdeen. Walking tours with … Continue reading

Learning to Touch: Caroline Inckle’s ‘Black Swan White Elephant’ at Seventeen, Belmont Street
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Learning to Touch: Caroline Inckle’s ‘Black Swan White Elephant’ at Seventeen, Belmont Street

On Wednesday 8th March, students in Dr. Amy Bryzgel’s Postmodern Art class took a field trip to visit several of Aberdeen’s visual arts spaces, including Seventeen on Belmont Street. The current exhibition in the upstairs gallery is Black Swan White Elephant, by North East-based artist Caroline Inckle. Inckle’s exhibition takes the form of a giant … Continue reading