VIEW Inaugural Event (10th November)—Celebrating Women’s Contributions since Universal Suffrage
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VIEW Inaugural Event (10th November)—Celebrating Women’s Contributions since Universal Suffrage

Following the success of the launch of our new public engagement programme: VIEW, the George Washington Wilson Centre and the Department of Film and Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen is pleased to announce its inaugural event this week. “Out of this World” is a participatory performance organized by Huntly-based artist Norma D. Hunter, … 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