AAHT symposium schedule – April 29th


10am – Short Film & welcome by Ruth Impey & Kirsty Wark

Session 1 

10.10  Early Eardley: Placing Arran Works in Context

Dr Jenny Brownrigg (Exhibitions Director at The Glasgow School of Art) & Professor. Susannah Thompson (Glasgow School of Art)

10.25  Tabernacle (short film)

10.30  In Conversation 

Kirsty Wark discusses the work & legacy of Joan Eardley with Jenny Brownrigg, Prof. Susannah Thompson, Anne Morrison, Jan Patience & Anna Carlisle & Alexandra Mathie from Heroica Theatre Company.

11.00 – Break 

Session 2

11.05  Alisdair Gray, Arran & Archives
           Sorcha Dallas (Curator / Custodian of Alasdair Gray Archive)

11.20  Hannah Frank & Arran
          Iona Wallace, Finley White, Meg Gray, Mari Wall, Belen De Bacco
          – University of Glasgow

11.35 John Maclauchlan Milne: The Missing Colourist

          Maurice Millar (Independent Researcher)

11.55 Break

12.00  Corrie Memories
          Eleanor Magennis (Glasgow School of Art) 

12.15  Corrie Summer School: Bringing Europe to the West of Scotland

           James McNaught (Head of Glasgow & The West, Lyon & Turnbull)

12.30 In conversation

  Prof. Richard Demarco with Pauline McLean BBC Arts Correspondent 

13 – 13.45 LUNCH

 Session 3

13.45  From Arran to the National Collection: Early Twentieth-century Responses to the island’s landscape.

           Dr Alice Strang (Senior Curator at the National Galleries of Scotland)

14.00  The Smashers Club

           Dr Joanna Soden (RSA Curator,Retd.)

14.15  Photography on Arran – Early depictions of an island

           Alex Boyd (Curator & PhD candidate, University of Northumbria)

14.30 Break

14.40  Duncan Shanks Sketchbooks

           Anne Dulau (Curator, The Hunterian Museum)

14.55  Charles Rennie Macintosh & Arran Flora and Fauna

           Prof. Claire Wilsdon (The University of Glasgow)

15.10  Revoicing the Landscape: Returning local agency through Gaelic dialect revival

           Àdhamh Ó Broin (Independent Gaelic Consultant) 

15.30 Closing remarks

          Ruth Impey & Heather Gough

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