Yes, THAT Brian May
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Yes, THAT Brian May

Join us for the launch of ‘George Washington Wilson, Artist and Photographer’ on Thursday, 16 August at 7PM in the Arts Lecture Theatre at the University of Aberdeen, together with photographic historians Dr Brian May and Professor Roger Taylor. Continue reading

Summer Roundup
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Summer Roundup

It may be summer, and the campus may be (relatively) empty, students far away, lecturers off doing research, but we here at the GWW are hard at work, and there are a lot of exciting things brewing over the summer—some already launched and others to look out for in the coming academic year. SERG Partnership … Continue reading

Sue Jane Taylor: updates from the deck
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Sue Jane Taylor: updates from the deck

What follows is a sequel to my earlier post: Thursday 21 June: A panel on the top floor of the SDRL, held in conjunction with Taylor’s View from the Deck exhibition at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, brought together 4 women to share their perspectives on the oil and gas industries: Taylor herself, writer Esther Woolfson, Oil & Gas UK CEO Deirdre Michie and, … Continue reading

Decommissioning and the Jigsaw of Alternative Futures
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Decommissioning and the Jigsaw of Alternative Futures

  Scottish artist Sue Jane Taylor’s The Age of Oil is on display in the SDRL ground-floor gallery until 8 July, feeling like an exhibition from a future which cannot be imagined without engagement with the past. She carefully collects, reassembles and displays the colours, sounds and lives of the manmade metal islands often referred … Continue reading

Dr Sarah Cook on “Media archaeology excavations – digging digital art” (1st November at 12:00, Duncan Rice Library, room 224)
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Dr Sarah Cook on “Media archaeology excavations – digging digital art” (1st November at 12:00, Duncan Rice Library, room 224)

Research Seminar Dr Sarah Cook (Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design)   Abstract In its early days, intermedia and information-based arts often found their own means of presentation and reception, from small artist-led networks, publications, servers and databases, to ad hoc temporary installations. Many of these are at risk of being lost in the mists of time, while … Continue reading

Picturing Science reading group on Paul Klee
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Picturing Science reading group on Paul Klee

The reading group Picturing Science is back on Tuesday, October 10th at 1pm in New King’s 15. We shall be discussing Paul Klee “On Modern Art”, an intriguing reading suggested by Marc Higgin (School of Social Science, University of Aberdeen) and Anne Douglas (Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University). Please click on the link … Continue reading