Exhibition

How the Land Lies: new film, photography and glass work by Alastair Cook

10 Feb 2012 – 24 Feb 2012

Out of the Blue Drill Hall

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Buses 7, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 22, 25, 29, 35, 49

Save Event: How the Land Lies: new film, photography and glass work by Alastair Cook

I've seen this

People who have saved this event:

close

About

How the Land Lies is an exhibition of Alastair Cook's recent film, analogue photography and glass work: it draws together work from his solo show Analogue Decay, exhibited at The Howden in April 2011, alongside the Five Seascapes Commission and most recently the Kilned Collodion work, a technique pioneered by Alastair while on residency at North Lands Creative Glass in Lybster, delicately combining wet plate Collodion photography and kiln-forming. At the opening event, Alastair will present screenings from his Filmpoem project with readings from the poets, accompanied by Italian composer Luca Nasciuti. Alastair works predominantly with lens-based media as an analogue photographer concentrating on antique photographic technologies and as a filmmaker using 8mm and 16mm film, combining these with digital technology to great effect. His award winning film and photography is driven by his knowledge, skill and experience as a conservation architect: this mercurial work is rooted in place and the intrinsic connections between people, land and the sea. A thoughtful and smart exhibition, the photographs in Analogue Decay are beguiling and breathtaking."

Conversation

Have you been to this event? What do you think? Join the discussion here!
Remember, you can include links to your instagram pictures and to videos.