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.
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 […]
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.
Glorious Govan… Resilient and exciting; it is rich in stories, and today the site of much activity and construction, cultural and community development. From its humble and strategic beginnings, located at a vital crossing point on the River Clyde, Govan has been a significant centre… once at the heart of the Kingdom of Strathclyde it […]
Welcome to my blog…. its intended purpose is to showcase my photography and act as an initial point of contact for anyone interested in my work or with a project in mind, which I may be able to assist with. For people just dropping by, I hope there is something which catches your eye here […]