2011 February



Parliamo Glasgow?

6th February 2011

Jeni Allison Perhaps it was just me, but this Christmas holidays seemed really long. Not in a sort of ‘Oh God, I’m so bored,’ kind of way, but in a sort of lovely, dragging out of nice activities, old friends and copious nights (and days) of drinking.  I do love going home, but on returning ...


The Baltic Way…In Glasgow?

6th February 2011

Iveta Jaugaite Photographic exhibition “The Baltic Way” runs until the 28th of February in the Glasgow University Chapel. I was intrigued, not only because I felt inclined to respect the history of my origins, but mostly because a photographic exhibition of such an event in Glasgow, Scotland seemed to mark a cultural and historical respect  ...


Dirk Bell at the Modern Institute

6th February 2011

Maija Kappler Dirk Bell’s new show at the Modern Institute explores the interaction between technology and human experience. Bell uses an eclectic variety of mediums, from pastel on canvas to industrial steel beams to the incorporation of computer screens and an interactive video game. The result is a diverse and thought-provoking exhibition that aims to ...


Britian’s got Talent?

6th February 2011

Eleanor Dillon A brief glimpse of the upper half of David Hasselhoff’s bronzed head confirmed the already sneaking suspicion that I was not going to act calmly around celebrities. This did not bode well for my behaviour throughout the rest of the day as we stood waiting in a queue outside the SECC to be ...


Angela Steel: The Seven Deadly Sins.

6th February 2011

Laura Stockwell Glasgow based artist, Angela Steel, has certainly turned the concept of medieval glass painting on its head with her exhibition ‘The Seven Deadly Sins’. The seven pieces of artwork are displayed effectively in the dark foyer of the ‘The Arches’ – atmospheric doesn’t quite cover it. Lit by minuscule backlighting, the exhibition certainly ...