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Review: Coming Into View: Eric Watt’s photographs of Glasgow

At the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the city of Glasgow is exposed in a joyous and sensitiveway. The amateur Glaswegian photographer Eric Watt was nearly unknown before this exhibition and its companion book, Coming Into View: Eric Watt’s Photographs of Glasgow, written by Isobel McDonald and Alison Brown. The exhibition displays a selection of […]

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Studio Interview with Intermedia artist Jamie Spillett

This article was originally submitted on the 27th March Jamie Spillett (he/they) is a final year Intermedia BA student specialising in photography, sound and installations. His research is concerned with queer identity, masculinities and representation in media. @jamiespillett Can you explain a bit about your intermedia art practice? I started this year really interested in queer […]

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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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Sekai Machache ‘The Divine Sky’

Sekai Machache’s exhibition The Divine Sky is hosted by Stills Gallery, a small exhibition space hidden amongst the shops and cafes on Cockburn Street, ideal to those who wouldn’t travel purely to see a gallery. To access The Divine Sky you had to walk through an exhibit called The Nature Library. The rationale of this exhibition was to connect people to […]

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James Barnor: Accra/London – A Retrospective

Like most other gallery enthusiasts, I had been longing to step into such a creative space once again. So, when I heard that my favourite gallery (the Serpentine Gallery) was hosting an exhibition showcasing British-Ghanaian photographer James Barnor’s work I eagerly booked tickets to go. Barnor’s experience living in both Ghana and the UK was […]

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Lifestyle

Photography – why it’s more than just a hobby

Why are people taking pictures of their faces, their hobbies or their food? Why do we capture every single moment, whether it’s a cute dog on the street or a Venti Gingerbread Frappuccino? Even though those are quite simple questions, I can’t really give you an answer, because honestly, I am one of those people who snaps […]

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Women Photographers from The Amberside Collection launches at Still Gallery

Stills’ exhibition Women Photographers from The Amberside Collection launched on Thursday with an atmosphere of vibrancy and buzz, and a clear sense of the excitement in attendees. The collection features photographs from women photographers in Amberside’s archives, with a selection of works from Diane Arbus to Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen. This exhibition is part of Stills’ annual […]

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PhotoSoc’s In Between at Minto House

The University of Edinburgh’s Photography society is the oldest and largest in the UK, welcoming students, non-students, keen amateurs and complete beginners. The society is ever-growing and due to a recent partnership with Sony  is now able to hold lectures and workshops by semi-professionals on skills such as lighting and Photoshop. The society runs competitions […]