Jon Blackwood : Archipelago

Curated by Jon Blackwood
This exhibition of new work by David Blyth, Derrick Guild and Alan Grieve has grown out of a long process of analysis and discussion of contemporary art in Scotland, and how it measures up against visual practices created in other countries. The three artists presented all have well-established independent practices taking places in localities beyond the familiar Central Belt. The show offers different perspectives on how contemporary visual languages develop in supposedly “peripheral” Scotland. The result is a new body of work greater than the sum of its parts; like all Archipelagos, a show that can be understood by taking each artist as an individual, or jointly.
21st January – 17th March 2017
Summerhall, Meadows Gallery

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