‘Particle’ (Things Unseen). Anne Bevan

3 Aug – 16 Sept 2012

Foram 9. Photo by Anne Bevan

Solo exhibition by Anne Bevan with Shetland Arts (Bonhoga Gallery) and the Shetland Museum and Archive (Pier Store). An installation of sculpture, print and video exploring the microscopic world of our shores and oceans, from the North Atlantic to the Sea of Japan. Anne has collaborated on the project with Dr Kate Darling from the... Read More ›

Ditty Boxes. John Cumming, Cecil Tait in Travelling Light at An Talla Solais, Ullapool

20 April - 19 May 2013

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Shetland/Orkney sculptor John Cumming and Shetland furniture maker Cecil Tait collaborate on Ditty Boxes, an installation based on the hand-made sailors’ boxes designed to hold treasured possessions on hazardous ocean voyages. The ditty boxes have now travelled from Shetland Museum and Archives, Lerwick, to Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney, and on to Künstlerhaus, Dortmund, before returning... Read More ›

WAVE/ING at Aberdeen Maritime Museum. Jini Rawlings

26 May -1 September 2012

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Aberdeen Maritime Museum 26 May – 1 September 2012     Jini Rawlings  has produced new work based on the log of Aberdeen trawl skipper Alfred Craig and a 19th century journal by Elizabeth Jane Oswald. ‘Bound for Iceland’ combines Craig’s personal testimony from his posting to wartime Iceland with film footage from the artist’s voyage... Read More ›

Ditty Boxes. John Cumming, Cecil Tait

Artist Diary: John Cumming on Ditty Boxes at the Künstlerhaus, Dortmund

Gunnar Jónsson, Hringsól 4 (Wander around 4), 7 minute video loop, 2012

24 February 2013 On the invitation of Imi Maufe and Rona Rangsch, joint curators of this themed exhibition, The Ditty Boxes formed part of “Voyage – sea journeys, island hopping and trans-oceanic concepts “, at the Künstlerhaus, Dormund. I travelled, via Copenhagen, to Dortmund for the hanging and opening of this show. Most of the... Read More ›

Mapping the Sea: Barra. Stephen Hurrel

Publication and Installation

Two Screen image of Calum A' Chal and Lighthouse Lens

    Mapping the Sea: Barra  is a video installation by artist Stephen Hurrel that draws on local knowledge of uncharted coastal and maritime topography around Barra. This audio-video installation is a response to the collecting stage of a collaborative project with social ecologists Ruth Brennan (SAMS) and Iain MacKinnon (Scottish Crofting Federation), and Barra fishermen. A three... Read More ›