VIEW Filmmaking Workshops for Local School Pupils
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VIEW Filmmaking Workshops for Local School Pupils

Back in March, The George Washington Wilson Centre held a two-day filmmaking workshop for school pupils aged 16+ from Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire at the University of Aberdeen’s Media Lab. The pupils had one week to plan, shoot, and edit a short 1-5 minute film that would be shown at the University’s May Festival. The workshop … Continue reading

George Washington Wilson Centre VIEW events at the May Festival, 24-26 May
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George Washington Wilson Centre VIEW events at the May Festival, 24-26 May

The School’s George Washington Wilson Centre for Visual Culture is proud to present its VIEW programme of events at this year’s University May Festival on 24-26 May. Please see below for a full list of events being organised by GWW Centre members, in chronological order, including a round-table to accompany two exhibitions at the Suttie … Continue reading

Visualising Revolution losses and a win
Cinema / students / undergraduate / University of Aberdeen

Visualising Revolution losses and a win

Along with congratulating students on their exams, I would like to share the three losses and one win which we didn’t always have time to discuss as the course progressed. 26 January – composer Michel Legrand, lost two days after our lecture on Cleo from 5 to 7, for which he wrote the music to “Sans … Continue reading

The Market Town
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The Market Town

Huntly, tagged as “the town is the venue” due to its engagement with the arts by Deveron Projects is a small town in the North-East part of Scotland, Aberdeenshire to be precise. Deveron Projects [1] is located in the town square of Huntly. The body is an arts organisation that spearheads the engagement of people … Continue reading

Traditional Gallery Vs. Post- Modern Gallery
History of Art / MLitt / Scotland / Uncategorized / University of Aberdeen

Traditional Gallery Vs. Post- Modern Gallery

When one thinks of an art-gallery the image that springs to mind is one of a white room, decorated in paintings or sculptures, a space where people can fully immerse themselves in art, shutting out the distractions of everyday life. The post-modern approach towards an art gallery however, such as the one taken by Deveron … Continue reading

VIEW Inaugural Event (10th November)—Celebrating Women’s Contributions since Universal Suffrage
Creativity / Events / feminism / Participatory Art / Performance Art / Scotland / Talk / This Week / University of Aberdeen

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

Quine Shrine in Aberdeen Hexes the Patriarchy
Art and Science / feminism / Scotland / University of Aberdeen

Quine Shrine in Aberdeen Hexes the Patriarchy

Carrie Reichardt who declared in her artist statement, ”I AM AN ARTIST YOUR RULES DON’T APPLY” (see www.carriereichardt.com) , seeks to use her work as visual activism. Staying true to her ”anarcho-craftivist” reputation, her contribution to this year’ Nuart Festival, titled Gallus Quines & Deeds not Words, is two tile- mosaic murals that comment on Aberdeen’s and … Continue reading