An enormous thank you to eveyone who attended and participated in this weeks hubCAP Gallery events held in response to the exhibition DO OR DIE by artist Samantha Dick.
Tuesday’s In Conversation with Samatha and CAPetc lecturer Alan Holligan provided and opportunity for the audience to hear about Samantha’s journey through the Art & Design dept at Edinburgh College, Glasgow School of Art before returning to the college as Artist In Residence last August.
On Wenesday the invited panel chaired by CAPetc lecturer Jennie Temple considered the themes raised through a series of presentations centred on their individual practice as artist, performers, researchers and educators. The Q&A that followed was considered, lively and informative for all and sets the bar very high for future events by the hubCAP team
Quinn Garrison: Doctoral Researcher at the University of Edinburgh examining the intersection between Posthumanism and Queer Theory
Oskar Kirk Hansen: Mutli Media and drag Artist
Bethany Parsons: Equalities Officer, Edinburgh College
Megan Rudden: Artist & Mlitt Candidate Glasgow School of Art
Just back from the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) where our amazing Art & Design Subject Liaison Jennifer Ouson has a display of all our new acquisitions to the collection and the latest additions to the fabulous Zine Library!
I think its safe to say the collection at the Granton Campus is one of the best in any UK FE college!
The Artist in Residence programme (AIRetc…) at Edinburgh College is an innovative scheme which provides recently graduated / professional artists who has previously studied at Edinburgh College with the opportunity to develop their creative practice in a dedicated studio space and gain knowledge, skills and experience in Art education.
Now in our 8th successful year AIRetc… are currently looking for 2 artists to participate in the 2019-20 academic programme.
Please download the information and application for below.
HND Contemporary Art Practice graduates Lauren Wilson and Aimee McCallum have beaten off strong competition form across the country to spend a month living and working in Venice at the worlds largest and most prestigious contemporary art expo the Venice Biennale.
In the morning we had a tour of the gallery with curator Dan Brown.
Looking at the ‘Now’ exhibitions which included the work of Monster Chetwynd, Monya Flannigan, Henry Coombes, Betye Saar and Wael Shawky.
Monster Chetwynd is the main focal point of the exhibition which included pieces of work in response to the galleries archives collection.
And the other 4 artists connect to the exhibition through challenging the convention in the way they have produced their pieces.
I’m the afternoon we were given the task to write both a descriptive piece of writing about a chosen an artwork as well as a personal reaction, describing why we were drawn to the piece of work and collecting information from the wall description.
We were then given a photograph of people we didn’t know but were known as artists or other celebrities/historical figures. Drawing upon their image we then wrote a…