30th March 2021 87 new Fellows revealed from across sciences, arts, education, business and public life A number of the new Fellows have played a vital role during the pandemic The RSE (Royal Society of Edinburgh), Scotland’s national academy, has … Continued
Street Level Photoworks For the eighth in our series of In Focus talks we were joined by artist Calum Colvin and poet Robert Crawford as they discussed their collaboration Brexit Tears, which tells the story of recent politics through ‘instagraphs’ … Continued
Tom Normand, The Constructed Worlds of Calum Colvin. Symbol, Allegory, Myth,Edinburgh,Luath Press, 2019 Calum Colvin RSA is an internationally-renowned Scottish artist who has challenged the boundaries of the photographic medium. In recognition of this achievement Tom Normand HRSA has completed … Continued
Introduction Identity, be it individual or collective, is a subtle and shifting concept. It does not come wholly from inside the individual or among the group, but neither is it simply imported from outside. Rather, it is formed at the … Continued
https://academiciansgallery.org/exhibitions/12-calum-colvin-rsa-constructed-worlds/overview/ Calum Colvin: Constructed Worlds, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh ***** By Duncan MacmillanWednesday, 29th January 2020, 1:31 pm What would moments of reflection, of consciousness, or memory look like, if indeed we ever could record such a thing? Calum Colvin has a shot … Continued
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/stories/calum-colvin-celebrated-new-book The new book, published by Luath Press, was described as “brilliant” by Scottish sculptor and installation artist David Mach, who added, “It’s rare to find an artist that gives you history, myth, comedy, tragedy, pathos and drama all at … Continued
The EPScope (2019), is a site-specific public artwork by Colvin, in collaboration with architects Suzy O’Leary and Peter Smith of Paige Park Architects. It was commissioned by Edinburgh Printmakers, and funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, as a permanent installation integral to the fabric of Edinburgh Printmakers’ new £12.3m new location in the old North British Rubber Company (NBRC) Headquarters at Castle Mills in Edinburgh, a 2000m2 ‘at risk’ building of significant industrial heritage value.