BOOK LAUNCH // Ellie Harrison // The Glasgow Effect

Ellie Harrison: The Glasgow Effect – Book Launch Friday 1 November 6pm Gallery 4 Tickets Free but book via eventbrite How would your career, social life, family ties, carbon footprint and mental health be affected if you could not leave the city where you live? Artist Ellie Harrison sparked a fast-and-furious debate about class, capitalism, … More BOOK LAUNCH // Ellie Harrison // The Glasgow Effect

Dark Days Film Screening & Artist’s Talk #guestpost

On 6 March, I attended the Dark Days Film Screening & Artist’s Talk, and the first thing I noticed when I walked into Gallery 2 at the GoMA were the lack of chairs available. Yes, maybe I should have gotten there earlier, but I didn’t know that “chairs” would be a recurring theme to the events after … More Dark Days Film Screening & Artist’s Talk #guestpost

Ellie Harrison’s Unexpected Dark Days – Part II #guestblog

After dinner it was time to make a consensus as a whole group on how to spend the evening together. Everyone brainstormed and ideas such as make something, music and dancing, write a manifesto, discuss the “Dark Days” topic, quiz night, games, no set plan, make a “tower of awesome” i.e. a chair tower, etc. … More Ellie Harrison’s Unexpected Dark Days – Part II #guestblog

Ellie Harrison’s Unexpected ‘Dark Days’ – Part I #guestblog

Exactly a month ago today, the final arrangements were underway for the Dark Days event. One hundred CAMP MANUALS ( camp-manualFINAL-print ) were printed, stapled and folded, GoMA’s gallery one space was being cleaned, Tripod were preparing their flip charts, Lock Up Your Daughters were getting ready for filming, the photographers were setting up their cameras and chairs were … More Ellie Harrison’s Unexpected ‘Dark Days’ – Part I #guestblog

Dark Days, Ellie Harrison, 13 February 2015 #guestpost

I was particularly interested in Ellie Harrison’s Dark Days project when applying for the placement position* at GoMA because of the intersecting of art, society and science within Harrison’s work. Dark Days shows the potential of art as a cultural vehicle and platform to create awareness about climate change and the role of public space. It’s … More Dark Days, Ellie Harrison, 13 February 2015 #guestpost