Huntly: A Place of Inspiration
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Huntly: A Place of Inspiration

Stepping from the train, I saw the petite houses of Huntly nestled within the beautiful, green countryside of Aberdeenshire. Adventuring further into the town, I discovered, what I later defined as, an array of “hidden faces” in “beautiful places”, including the dog on the wall in No. 11 Café, the clock’s face observing the square … Continue reading

Reflections on ‘Scottishness’ and Identity
Creativity / MLitt / Participatory Art / Postgraduate / Scotland

Reflections on ‘Scottishness’ and Identity

Upon learning that myself and three other MLitt students were to collaborate with Deveron Projects in Huntly, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  I hadn’t been back to Huntly in 6 years (despite my parents only living 25 minutes away) and my limited awareness of the group came from hazy memories of school art projects.  However, … Continue reading

Learning to Touch: Caroline Inckle’s ‘Black Swan White Elephant’ at Seventeen, Belmont Street
Creativity / Exhibition / History of Art / Participatory Art

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

Maja Bekan’s Exhibition at the CCA in Warsaw – On whether a gallery security guard who speaks English can become an artist
Creativity / Exhibition / History of Art / Interview / Participatory Art

Maja Bekan’s Exhibition at the CCA in Warsaw – On whether a gallery security guard who speaks English can become an artist

  Maja Bekan’s exhibition 23 Assemblies at the Zamek Ujazdowski – Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) in Warsaw curated by Anna Ptak invites its visitors to take part in the process of the gallery guards becoming performance artists. Bekan was an artist in residence at the CCA and the exhibition is the result of her … Continue reading

Perform. Play. Art.
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Perform. Play. Art.

Perform. Play. Art. Friday, 18 March 2016, 10AM-5PM. Craig Suite, 7th Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen

A one-day event at the University of Aberdeen involving live performances, installations, participatory performance, conversations and talks using the Aberdeen University campus and the Sir Duncan Rice Library as its canvas. Continue reading

Misplaced Women? workshop with Tanja Ostojic
Creativity / Events / feminism / migration / Participatory Art / Performance Art / Scotland

Misplaced Women? workshop with Tanja Ostojic

As part of the Festival of Politics 2016, Serbian artist Tanja Ostojic will host a workshop that starts at the Tullos Community Centre and expands out to the streets and public spaces of the neighbourhood of Torry. During the workshop, women are invited and encouraged to share migration experiences and enact the Misplaced Women? performance. Continue reading