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Creating spaces for dialogue: feminist thinking in art practice

‘Of Other Spaces: Where does gesture become event?’ is a two-‘chapter’ exhibition and symposium at Cooper Gallery, Dundee that presents contemporary and historical feminist art from the 1970s onwards in an attempt to create a dialogue between “artists, thinkers, artworks and practices”. Dundee-based artist Valerie Norris reports from Scotland’s ‘she town’.

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Sound Store Success!

After a few weeks of time off from the internship due to a house move, holidays, e.t.c. I was back at Glen Finglas to finalise the audio interpretation work for the internship project. The blackbox device had been sent off […]

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Confined Spaces: exhibition turns former jail into temporary gallery

‘Confined Spaces’ is a group exhibition in the cells of the Old Gaol and Police Station at Campbeltown on the west coast of Scotland. Chris Sharratt speaks to artist and curator Rhona Taylor about the challenges of turning the 19th century building into a temporary gallery space for work by 11 artists.

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Spectacuar Seasons: Glen Finglas Volunteer Perspectives

After last weeks technology issues, I’ve returned to editing new material with enthusiasm. The new tracks below are the written work of Glen Finglas volunteer Gill Walker (@Gillw10). Gill is a keen outdoor and environmental enthusiast and a current upland […]

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Audio Extras and Thwarted by Technology

It’s been a wee while since my last blog update so this post will cover a few things that have developed in the project from June. I have collected some additional field recordings over the last two weeks including some […]

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Poetry Slamming!

After a few weeks of reflecting on the audio that I have already completed, I was pleased to receive feedback from the Glen Finglas site ranger Gwen Raes. She is very happy with how the sound work is developing and […]

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Sounds Are All Around

After a few weekends of editing I have completed some of my tracks for the Interpretation Internship work. Six are finished to date – these all incorporate field recordings, creative writings that have been recorded as spoken word and recordings […]

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More Creative Writings and Voice Recordings

Saturday saw my first session for voice recordings with my trusty helpers – Islay High School’s art and gaelic teachers Neil Galligan and Jason Bond. We began by using the art department as a location to record voices as it […]

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