Into my second month here at Edinburgh College as Artist in Residence and I’m feeling pretty settled in. All the staff and students have been very welcoming and I’ve had the chance to sit in on two group crits with the 1st and 2nd year students. It’s been great to see the diverse range of projects the students have been working on, from creating new planets with all their inhabitants to drawing projects with some of the students looking into the likes of form and anti-drawing.
A couple of weeks ago the 2nd year students were working at The Bothy Project at The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. The various briefs they worked on through the week culminated in a day of performances within the Generation exhibition and hourly changing installations within the bothy. The work on show was engaging, playful, beautiful and everything you would hope to see from a group of students learning and challenging themselves on what it is to make art.
Looking forward to the months ahead!