Re Usable Art
This exhibition is the culmination of a workshop run by Uli Enslein and Adela Quinn of ZigZag Arts on 26th May 2019 that made use of the natural materials gathered in the Garnethill area and paper donated by local residents. The project involved members of the community making new paper from recycled newspapers and books which they inserted seeds, pressed flowers, leaves, herbs, tea, coffee, curry powder, grass and bark within the pulp to create a colourful , textured surface/ People of all ages participated in the production of the work, which will be planted in the earth at a later date from which new plants will grow.
African Cinema Behind the Scenes
A photography exhibition
presented by Africa in Motion
10 Oct - 12 Nov 16
This years AiM exhibition is a unique collection of photographs revealing the world of filmmaking behind the scenes - catching those unguarded moments within the production and post-production stages, on and off the film set. African Cinema Behind the Scenes captures the often unseen journey of cinema from story development to location scouting, to rehearsals and seeing stars, crew and directors at work! The images included in this exhibition are all photographs taken from films included in our 2016 festival programme.
How to eat a cactus fruit
by Consuelo Rosa Serván
12 Sept - 08 Oct 16
Flo Gordon at The Project Café
08 Aug - 10 Sept 16
Flo Gordon's work at The Project Café is comprised of a jumble of paintings, old and new. The idea of a universal, subconscious humour provides a river upon which all of her individual projects flow. The concepts relating to each painting range from as general a topic as 'love' to 'profound thoughts in a supermarket'.
Flo Gordon graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee in 2013. She has been living and producing work in Edinburgh since. If you are interested in purchasing any of her pieces, or simply wish to get in touch, please contact by e-mail; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frances Rennie at The Project Café
03 May - 28 May 16
An exhibition by a dear friend and loyal customer of the cafe, Frances Rennie.
Frances was a strong-willed, creative woman and developed a real passion for drawing and painting which she worked on throughout her later life. All of her work was donated to the cafe when she passed away earlier this year. Therefore, all the work is available to purchase on a donation basis, and all money collected will be given to The Donkey Sanctuary (a trust which Frances cared for and donated to often).
We hope you enjoy her delicate and considerate works.
An exhibition for the Village Storytelling Festival exploring how two very different community groups see their “Village”.
Don’t Put Me in a Box
by Southwest Kinship Carers
Threads that Bind Us
by The Village Sewing Group (a group of dynamic retired women from Pollok).
22 Mar - 25 Mar 16
Art Classes in the Botanics
26 Feb - 19 Mar 16
An exhibition of life drawings selected from artists who attend Sandy Grant's Art Classes in the Botanics, with additional works taken from an evening life drawing class in The Project Café.
The Contents of a Pocket Artist
An exhibition by Rosie Scott
03 June - 06 Aug 16
The Contents of a Pocket Artist is an exhibition of collages and drawing, consisting mainly of found objects gathered on the artist’s daily commute to her studio. It is both an investigation into the artist’s own perception of place and an endeavor to capture the essence and atmosphere of it. The assemblage of the objects, in-relation to one another, offers new and poetic connections that would not be present as individual entities.
Rosie is a graduate of Contemporary Art Practice; Printmaking at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen. If you are interested in buying any of the art works, please get in touch with Rosie by email at Rosiescotty@hotmail.com
An exhibition by Common Ground
29 Mar - 01 May 16
Common Ground is excited to present PIVOT, an exhibition of new artwork by 14 national and international artists, created since their participation in Common Ground Residency 2015. Exhibiting artists are: Ellie Barrett, Hazel Dunn, Emma Ewan, Caterina Gobbi, Sam Hewland, Tom Holland, Caroline Inckle, Nikki Kane, Maria McKinney, Caitlin Merrett King, Nora Sandman, Bobby Sayers, Beatrice Searle and Stéfan Tulepo.
PIVOT follows from the first Common Ground Residency which took place in Braemar in the Scottish Cairngorms in November 2015. During the residency the artists came together to reflect upon and experiment with their creative practices, taking part in discussions, workshops and explorations into the surrounding landscape. The fast-paced residency functioned as a testing site for new ideas and new directions within their creative practices. This exhibition features evidence of the ideas being explored during this period and artworks formed from these since.
We would like to thank The Project Café for hosting the exhibition and events, Hazel Dunn for the illustrations created for the promotional material, all of our resident artists involved, and to all that support us through the purchasing of artworks.