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Event review: Exposure at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

Sight. Spatial awareness. Hearing. My senses are opened to the excitement and intimidation that our natural world offers. Andy Metcalf and Giles Perring’s immersive installation ‘EXPOSURE’ encapsulates the rawness of human expression in parallel to the beastly nature of landscapes.  An interdisciplinary approach offers a surrounding of the Earth’s natural, inviting and intimidating sounds and views. […]

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Remembering the Highland Clearances in a time of climate emergency

The Proclaimers belt out “Lochaber no more, Sutherland no more, Lewis no more, Skye no more” in their debut hit ‘Letter From America’, intended to conjure up allusions of the tragic past played in Scotland’s iconic Highlands. Reflecting on this past may aid our efforts to understand the destruction of the Amazon rainforest in a […]