UistFilm are launching a participatory film project asking people anywhere in the world to create a message in a bottle, documenting your concerns about the climate crisis, asking questions of those in power, proposing sustainable future scenarios.

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During the late Summer/early Autumn of 2020, artists Alix Rothnie and Sarah Calmus took up residence in North Uist to engage local community groups in a series of outdoor workshops at the shorelines of Baleshare beach in August 2020. Through sensory drawing, mindful writing and playful shoreside games, these workshops sought to invite moments of […]

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The Uist Arts Association and Taigh Chearsabhagh are planning an exhibition to showcase works made using Taigh Chearsabhagh’s Darkroom and Print Studio This exhibition is open to all artists, not just UAA members, including current and past students, and the only criteria is that works must have been made using the facilities in Taigh Chearsabhagh […]

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Visioning marine protection in the Outer Hebrides Join us for a series of free creative online workshops and outdoor activities for all the family, including children and grandparents, exploring past, present and future – An-dè, An-diugh ’s A-Màireach – visions for the seas of the Outer Hebrides!  Through creative activities supported by local artist Kirsty O’Connor, young […]

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Four artists living on the island of North Uist bring their work to Shoreditch. 

North Uist is one of the islands in the remote Outer Hebridean archipelago. It’s dominated by water – both by the surrounding seas and a myriad of freshwater lochs – and wide open skies. It’s very varied topographically, with an ancient, rocky, peat and heather clad interior and a fertile green rim around the coasts, fringed with sandy beaches. 

The island lies in the path of Atlantic low pressure systems and is a place of dynamic weather and wind.
It’s both a challenging and rewarding place to live. Our exhibition brings evidence of this to the very contrasting environment of London, demonstrated by four artists inspired by the same place, but using very different and engaging approaches to express it. 

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A touring exhibition from The Royal Botanical Gardens Edinburgh

An excitingcollaboration of Art and Science, Think Plastic – materials and making, encourages us all to consider the urgent need for humans to use plastics more responsibly. Through works of art, jewellery and contemplation of plastic in our everyday lives, it presents plastic as a precious and often misunderstood product.

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