Coleman and Hodges:  MOON – WATER – DUST,  Residency at the Bamboo Curtain Studio

Jo Hodges and Robbie Coleman, artists with a social practice based in rural Dumfries and Galloway, tell us about the residency they undertook at the Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taiwan in September and October 2019. Using food as well as walking as means of exploring, they provide an insight into the political and environmental context. They... Continue Reading →

Review: After ‘Into the Mountain’

Allen Ginsberg instructed us, "Notice what you notice" "Catch yourself thinking" "Observe what's vivid" Earlier this year Simone Kenyon's new work Into The Mountain, commissioned by the Scottish Sculpture Workshop, was performed in the Cairngorms. 'After Into The Mountain' is a reflection from John Hall, Wendy Kirkup and Simon Murray who went to Into The... Continue Reading →

Creative Sustainability

I don’t know how many people listened to the Moral Maze on Radio 4 on Wednesday evening (10th October)? In the week of the IPCC report saying we have 12 years before we go through the 1.5 degrees of global warming threshold, the programme brought together a debate on the moral implications. The debate was... Continue Reading →

Beverly Naidus: The ZAD Becomes Compost? LONG LIVE THE ZAD!

This post comes from Beverly Naidus, a friend and colleague. Her attention is focused on the ZAD (zone à défendre) after visiting in October. Recent events have made it urgent to relay her experience and why the destruction of this place in France matters. A month ago we drew attention to the Journal of Aesthetics... Continue Reading →

Presentation: On The Deep Wealth Of This Nation, 9 March

Launch and Live screening: ​Friday 9 March, 7pm Live streamed from California: Newton Harrison of the Harrison Studio and The Center for the Study of the Force Majeure (CFM) sets out a vision for Scotland and for the River Dee. Following on from his lecture in the early autumn, The Barn is delighted to host the... Continue Reading →

LAGI Glasgow exhibition at Edinburgh College of Art

Land Art Generator Glasgow exhibition Tent: Art, Space and Nature, Edinburgh College of Art 8-21 September 2017 The award winning Land Art Generator Glasgow project, developed in collaboration with ecoartscotland, explores creative approaches to using renewable energy in urban contexts as part of place-making approaches to regeneration. The Land Art Generator Glasgow project focused on... Continue Reading →

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