Events, Exhibitions, and other news:

 

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Pecha Kucha 8 (Elemental)

Berwick Creative Guild (Online Event)


7pm, Wednesday 22nd September 2021


I will be giving a presentation as part of a special edition of the Berwick Creative Guild Pecha Kucha event series, alongside five others from Northumberland whose work responds to the environmen / landscape. I'll be talking about the project To The Bears from 2019 and discussing the reasons why I did the projct. 


It is also the first event that I'll have done in Northumberland since I moved here, which I am very happy about. 


Edit: Link to a video version of the presentation is | here


 

Failure, Understanding, Care & Kunst: Manifestos as an Artist’s Working Tool

Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Centre (Online Event)


25th September 2020

 

 

Ruth Aitken and James Lee of The Arctic Agency will present an overview of how their project Failure, Understanding, Care, and Kunst came in to being, what informs it, and what it means to use a manifesto as a framing device for art production. I worked with Ruth and James on the 2019 project To the Bears and worked within the constraints of their initial manifesto. 


Edit: To view the broadcast of the event click | here |


 

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Feiler Seg Framover

Hakapic


18th November 2019


James Lee and Ruth Aitken of the Arctic Agency were interviewed about their project for the online art magazine Hakapic. They discuss the project in a general sense and touch on our collaboration in summer 2019. 


You can read the article (in Norwegian) | here |


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To The Bears

The Arctic Agency For Environmental Research Methodologies And Artistic Practice, Tromsø, Norway

 

7pm, Thursday 1st August 2019

 

On Thursday night I will be presenting some of the work I’ve done during the residency at The Arctic Agency. I’ll be doing a short talk and performance and afterwards be playing football on the “pitch” outside the Kunstforeningen. Everyone is welcome to participate.

 

More information is available at the F.U.C.K Project page | here |


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Artist Talk: Stuart McAdam

Small Projects, Grønnegata 23, Tromsø, Norway


7pm, Thursday 18th July 2019


I'll be giving a talk in Tromsø to introduce myself and the project that I am about to undertake with the Arctic Agency over the next month or so. I'll also be telling some stories from the 4000km / 6 week trip by bicycle from Johnstone in Scotland to Tromsø!


All welcome, drinks afterwards at the Verdensteatret Kino


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Foodstuff

Deveron Projects, Huntly, UK

 

1pm, Friday 10th August 2018

 

I'm giving a talk at Deveron Projects about some of the work I've been doing this year about food. This is part of the Deveron Projects' Friday Lunch series of talks. The work I have been making for this has been supported by the Aberdeenshire Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards programme.

 

More information is available | here |

 

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The Yuck ‘n Yum Compendium

Yuck 'n Yum


21st April 2018

 

Yuck 'n Yum have released a compendium of all the issues of their zine. I was in the Spring 2009 issue with a found poem and I'm happy to be included. YnY have supported some of my other work as well over the years including the Annual General Karaoke video / performances I did in 2011/15.

 

Get a copy | here |

 

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Practices of Peace: Community, Pacifism & Peace

Deveron Projects, Huntly, UK

 

Saturday 18th November 2017

 

I'll be joining Deveron Projects Director, Claudia Zeiske to lead a discussion around the idea of travelling and commemorating in post-war Europe.

 

I'll be discussing in depth my project No Fine Lines, 2012 in this context, thinking about freedom of movement, slowness, and remembering historical events.

 

For full details of the schedule visit the Deveron Projects event page | here |.

 

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Remembrance Sunday with Cathy MacDonald

BBC Radio Scotland

 

Sunday 12th November 2017

 

I was interviewed alongside poet Stuart A Paterson and artist Caroline Wendling as part of the BBC's Remembrance Sunday programme. Stuart A Paterson read a specially commissioned poem (Remembering Then, Remembering Now), I talked about the No Fine Lines project I made in 2012, and Caroline discussed The White Wood, 2016.

 

You can listen to the programme on the iPlayer here

 

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Gallery Talks

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK

 

2pm, Saturday 10th June 2017

 

I'll be giving a talk in the lower galleries about the work I have presented as part of the exhibition Summa. Free entry.

 

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Summa

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK

 

20 May 2017 - 2 July 2017

 

I'll be presenting the work I made as part of the RSA Residency for Scotland 2015 programme. The work was made on the isle of North Uist in response to the the history of the island as well as the themes of archaeology and drawing.

 

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