Air falbh leis na h-eòin – Away with the Birds: Culture 2014

Isle of Canna, August 2014

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Hanna Tuulikki’s body of work exploring the mimesis of bird sounds in Gaelic song was described as ‘heartbreakingly gorgeous’ on BBC Radio Scotland’s The Culture Show in January 2014. Performed in collaboration with vocal artists, field recorder Geoff Sample, filmmaker Daniel Warren, Gaelic singer Mary Smith, textile artist Deirdre Nelson and choreographer Rosalind Masson, the... Read More ›

‘Particle’ (Things Unseen). Anne Bevan

3 Aug – 16 Sept 2012

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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 ›

Mapping the Sea: Barra. Stephen Hurrel

Timespan, Helmsdale. 5 - 29 July 2014

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Stephen Hurrel’s Sea Change commission, Mapping the Sea: Barra, will feature in an installation at Timespan Museum and Art Gallery, Helmsdale. Stephen is one of the artists for Generation – Scotland’s largest ever art show –  involving 100 artists in 60 venues, coinciding with the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Generation is produced by Glasgow Life and... Read More ›

Às an Traigh – From the Shore. Mary Smith, Mary Jane Lamond, Julie Fowlis, Andy Mackinnon

St Kilda film project

Village Bay, St Kilda

  An interweaving of Gaelic songs, stories, memories and reflections on relationships between people and place on St Kilda, compiled by three acclaimed Gaelic singers, and drawing on the Tobar an Dualchais archive of oral recordings. A collaboration with Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, Lochmaddy, North Uist, and filmmaker Andy Mackinnon. Mary Smith is... Read More ›

A Gaelic Song. Mary Jane Lamond

Artist Diary – Expedition

Mary Jane Lamond, Jo Royle and Julie Fowlis during the 2011 Scottish Islands Expedition

Watch Mary Jane Lamond, Jo Royle and Julie Fowlis in footage from the 2011 Scottish Islands Expedition. Read More ›

Uist My Love. Julie Fowlis

Artist Diary – Expedition

Uist My Love

By Julie Fowlis, filmed during Cape Farewell’s 2011 Scottish Islands Expedition. Read More ›

Blue Bonnets. Ian Stephen

Artist Diary – Expedition

Blue Bonnets

Blue Bonnets, a poem by Ian Stephen filmed during the 2011 Scottish Islands Expedition. Read More ›

Balranald. Ian Stephen

Artist Diary – Expedition

Ordnance Survey, North Uist

A poem by Ian Stephen written during the 2011 Scottish Islands Expedition. Read More ›