07.07.2008

Iceland Meets Scotland in The Arches, Glasgow

‘SEYDISFJ R U ’ is a site specific installation produced by artists Mhari Baxter and Melissa MacRobert as a result of their joint residency at Skaftfell Cultural Centre in Iceland last year.

Expanding from their previous exhibition in Edinburgh’s Old Town in March this year, the artists will present a series of light boxes in The Arches, Glasgow.

(http://www.thearches.co.uk/Seydisfj-r-u.htm)

Baxter and MacRobert studied at the Listaháskóli Íslands (Iceland Academy of Arts), Reykjavík in 2006 and last year made a return journey to the small harbour town of Seyðisfjörður in the east fjords. It was in Seyðisfjörður that Baxter attended a workshop in conjunction with the Dieter Roth Academy- which honours the late German born Swiss artist who lived and worked extensively in Iceland.  

Drawing upon their experience of the people and place ‘SEYDISF J R U ’ explores the life of this small town, so far flung from the hub of Reykjavík.  

SEYDISF J R U

The Arches
Preview:
11 July- 04 Sept                                               Thursday 10 July, 6.00 - 8.00pm

253 Argyle Street
Glasgow
G42 8DL

Contact:
Mhari Baxter
Melissa MacRobert

Telephone: 07885760303                                  Telephone: 07818267184

Email: mhari.baxter@gmail.com                        
Email: melmacrobert@hotmail.com





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