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November 10, 2016

Celestial Navigations: The Short Films of Al Jarnow

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November 18, 2014

Louise Bourgeois – Peels an Orange

January 10, 2013

The Saracen Foundry in Possilpark

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A view of the Saracen Foundry in Possilpark, home of Walter Macfarlane & Co, ironfounders, c 1890. The foundry’s own railway branch line is in the background.

Founded in Glasgow in 1849 by Walter Macfarlane (1817-1885), the firm was originally based in Saracen Lane, Gallowgate. They relocated briefly to Washington Street, 1862, and then moved to a purpose built foundry on Sir Archibald Alison’s former Possil Estate in 1872, creating the suburb of Possilpark to house the firm’s vast workforce. more

January 10, 2013

Queens Cross Housing Association

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Queens Cross Housing Association (QCHA) is a community-based housing association. They provide nearly 4,500 homes that stretch north from Glasgow city centre, following the historic Forth and Clyde Canal. They are part of the community and run lots of projects, events and activities that bring people of all ages and backgrounds together. more

January 2, 2011

Shauna McMullan: ‘Traveling the Distance’

And I think part of what the work was also about was about trying to deal with what Stuart Hall says in his essay ‘The Local and the Global’, ‘to try and recover some of the broken histories and invent appropriate narrative forms for them’. So, I was trying to kind of go back to that idea of the pen and the mark and understanding what that space was and how do I fill it. And also addressing an idea or fact and a situation of the history being broken.