This exhibition guides the viewer on a journey through human civilization, and examines the traces we leave behind either as a group or as an individual when a change in patterns, movements or power occurs.
Through a sequence of speculative images, this exhibition depicts future scenarios for Glasgow and its relationship with water. These imaginative future scenarios are designed to provoke discussion and ask questions about how we live now, and how Glasgow might be shaped in the future through prevailing global climatic changes.
A look through the prism of Georg Simmel’s essay "The Metropolis & Mental Life" at how the creation of urban green space and empowered communities influence human experience in 21st century Glasgow.
Topophilia is a strong sense of place, which often becomes mixed with the sense of cultural identity among certain people and a love of certain aspects of such a place. Six artists come together to explore this theme questioning Glasgow, and the contrasting elements in our surroundings and out environments. Our work is centred around place, time, mapping and movement.
What is it to be young and working under a capitalist economy? Its all you have known. What does that mean in your understanding of what the future holds? Where is the hope? How fruitful is our day to day lives? what do we take home with us? Skills? Education? Anger? Happiness? Anxiety? or just insanity.
Today it is becoming increasingly difficult to know whose statistics to believe, and how to make informed and ethical choices and decisions, both in our daily lives and looking at the bigger picture of how humanity continues to shape the world we live in. Dr Meikle will use participatory techniques to help us explore some of the options which may still be open to us
Test Unit 2017 - an art, design and architecture summer school - will take place in June 2017. This event launches the summer school.
''The beginning of each painting is free, instinctive. I seek inspiration in accident. But when I try to employ chance, it somehow becomes order. With the predominance of black and white, my hope is to communicate my emotions easily and naturally with those of the viewer."