8 Dec 2018 – 24 Feb 2019

Event times

10:00 – 18:00 (20:00 on Thu)

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Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA)

Dundee, United Kingdom


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Margaret Salmon, a Glasgow-based American artist and filmmaker, will present a new moving image work and installation titled Hole, commissioned specifically for Gallery 1 at DCA.


Salmon creates filmic portraits that weave together poetry and ethnography. Focusing on individuals in their everyday activities, her films capture the minutiae of daily life and infuse them with gentle grandeur, touching upon universal human themes. Adapting techniques drawn from various cinematic movements, such as Cinema Vérité, the European Avant Garde and Italian Neo-Realism, Salmon’s orchestrations of sound and image introduce a formal abstraction into the tradition of realist film.  
At the heart of this exhibition will be a new 16mm work that uses a female erotic gaze to look for places where love might be found in contemporary life and to explore what might constitute supporting, loving relationships today.

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Margaret Salmon


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