The Turner Prize exhibition, brings a juggernaut of expectation, debate and ideas to the city’s art scene. An interesting and diverse line up of nominees, this write up focuses on the art of collaborative efforts to animate and confront under utilised and neglected urban space in rebuilding and creating new futures for a place.
Lots has been happening since my last addition here and perhaps for more constant updates – take a look at my twitter or flickr posts. Generally I’ve been honing my techniques, process and image editing capabilities with some recent examples of my architecture photography commissions added under the architecture drop down menu
Edge Condition Vol 5 published at the end of January included some of my Govan images in its placemaking edition. Those who know me will know I have spent much time in the last few years involved with various initiatives in Govan that attempt to reinterpret Govan’s incredible past story, responding to the problems Govan has […]
So I finally got round to completing this image, which took a fair bit of time but turned out how i wanted in the end. The Glasgow tenements are such an evocative part of the Glasgow sky line and streets. This image coincides with some photography i have been doing recently looking closer at these buildings. Limited edition print run of 20 images and printed at Glasgow Print Studio on archival quality photo rag paper.
Collaborative working has helped regeneration in Govan. Having won Civic Pride award for best neighborhood a new future is being shaped which is threatened by proposals for a carpark. Over the last year it has been great to have been involved with many talented and committed people working towards encouraging a brighter future for Govan. Mapping, celebrating and initiating projects, art led practice adds value to traditional urban development processes.