After The Dinner Party, Saltspace

After so many months of empty galleries and cancelled shows it was a relief to step into Saltspace Gallery on the High Street, Glasgow on 27 April and see some real-life physical art.Curated by Saltspace member Lesley McDermott, an art teacher and visual artist currently studying at Glasgow School of Art, the show was a... Continue Reading →

Talking About Writing What She Said

I attended my first Frieze Session while painting. In my new studio I set up my laptop and half-listened to Amy Sillman in conversation with Andrew Durbin; an hour long Zoom interview between the prolific New York painter and the new editor of Frieze art magazine – one of the upper echelon of visual art... Continue Reading →

Festival In A Box

Propositions for Alternative Narratives from Photoworks is a stunning selection of contemporary photography packaged in an appealing and thought-provoking way. Although every piece is of high quality, the work of three women artists in particular stand out: Pixy Liao, Ronan Mckenzie, and Alberta Whittle. Taking inspiration from Dayanita Singh’s portable exhibitions, the show comes in... Continue Reading →

Clay? Chatting With Ceramicists

Human beings have been working with clay for thousands of years; shaping it into figures and using it to make bowls and cups. After attending Potfest ceramic festival at Scone Palace a few months ago, I’ve been increasingly interested in the medium and decided to reach out to some of the vendors whose work I... Continue Reading →

Learning To Listen In A Time Of Unending-ness

For me, 2020 has been primarily characterised by an overwhelming feeling of unending-ness. I recently had a conversation with a friend in which we spoke about the undeniable similarities between the Spanish Flu of the early 20th Century and COVID-19 outbreaks. She also mentioned the prevalence of world-wide race riots that happened around the same... Continue Reading →

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