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Visual Art

The People's Bank of Govanhill

Glasgow-based visual artist Ailie Rutherford and her community project The People’s Bank of Govanhill aims to explore new and alternative forms of local currency for Govanhill, inviting members of the community to re-imagine the local economy and re-define notions of value, worth and distribution.

Artists from Scotland making waves at major international events

Scotland is a distinctive creative nation connected to the world. We take a look at artists from Scotland who are presenting work at major international events and other venues this summer.

Transformation through Silence Awareness Existence

Contemporary painter Marissa Stoffer tell us about the work created during a month-long residency in the Finnish countryside that will be exhibited as part of the Syn Festival in Edinburgh from Thursday 9 March until Wednesday 22 March.

Learning disabilities no barrier as Midlothian artist collective gets creative

A new exhibition of weird and wonderful costumes and humorous, made-up slogans has been created by a group of artists, some who have learning disabilities. We spoke to the group to find out how they've found the ideal conditions for creativity.

Geologic Intimacy (Yu no Hana) at Peacock Visual Arts

We speak to artist Ilana Halperin and curator Naoko Mabon ahead of the opening of their geothermal art/science project Geologic Intimacy (Yu no Hana) at Aberdeen's Peacock Visual Arts on 30 March 2017.

Sharing Little Sparta

We find out more about the 2017 Sharing Little Sparta summer residency programme, open for applications until 17 February.

Every Woman Super Woman

On 2 December exhibition Every Woman Super Woman opens at Edinburgh's Central library, marking the culmination of two projects that saw Stills and Edinburgh Art Festival work with Young Saheliya, a support service for young BME women. We find out more about the projects and the upcoming exhibition.

Kathy Hinde's Luminous Birds comes to Dumfries, Dundee and Glasgow

Kathy Hinde's Luminous Birds will light up Dumfries, Dundee and Glasgow with an animated flock of origami-style birds suspended overhead in celebration of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016.

Glasgow International 2016

From 8-25 April 2016 world-renowned biennial festival of contemporary art Glasgow International is showcasing the best of local and international art all across the city.

Pier Arts Centre Traineeship Culminates in Exhibition

We speak to Gallery Trainee Lauren Henning about exhibition ‘A Total Experience’ Modernist Landscapes from the Pier Arts Centre Collection.