Delighted to welcome Calvin Z Laing as our Artist In Residence. Calvin will be with us until July and we’re really looking forward to working with him.
Jan 2019 we were delighted to welcome Dr Jacqueline Donnachie who gave a wonderful talk on her practice and her fantastic solo ehxibition at the Fruitmarket Gallery. Jacqueline also took time to visit the EPOCH8 gallery project and do a few studio tutorials.
Pig Rock Residency Lastest: Dont Feed Us Bread Open today 12-4pm
We finished up our work today, putting the finishing touches to our pieces and looking at what we need in time for the exhibition opening tomorrow. Around 2pm Alan arrived at the bothy to take a look around the space and as a group we had to make some decisions on where works would go. The visitors experiences had to be taken into account on a lot of levels, how they can move around the space and if we need everything in the space. I had planned to have a seat in front of my work but removed it as we didn’t have a lot of leg room around and realised that I didn’t need it in the first place. We also had the problem to solve of some works being hidden behind others and trying to make every work be seen or thinking about whether that is ok and…
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More form the CAP2 Pig Rock Residency
At the beginning of the second week in the bothy we were tasked with writing a proposal that would be relevant to everything we had done in the first week but also developing our specialism project we were all involved in. As you can see from the above image, we were all in deep thought this day and quite absorbed in our own projects so we didn’t take a lot of photos!
I can’t speak for everyone but I found it a bit difficult to consolidate what I’d learned in the first week into a proposal for my project. We gathered as a group in the bothy afterwards and had a mini-crit where we voiced what we were proposing to do. We had a discussion about how a proposal can be quite final and box you in sometimes with the idea of it so maybe next time it would be…
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