Pieces of You Are Here

8 Dec 2018 – 24 Feb 2019

Regular opening hours

10:00 – 23:59
10:00 – 23:59
10:00 – 23:59
10:00 – 23:59
10:00 – 23:59
10:00 – 23:59
10:00 – 23:59

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Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA)

Dundee, United Kingdom


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'Pieces of You Are Here' will mark Scottish artist Lorna Macintyre’s first solo exhibition in a major UK institution in which she will debut a new body of work commissioned specifically for Gallery 2 at DCA.


A significant focal point for these works will be an archaeological artefact now housed at the McManus museum in Dundee: a small terracotta tile excavated from the nearby Carpow Roman Fort in Abernethy that bears a pawprint by a dog, who, centuries ago, walked across this clay surface as it was drying.

Macintyre uses a broad spectrum of referential touchstones – from poetry and literature to archaeology and symbolism – as sources of inspiration for photographic and sculptural works. Often her work evolves as a response to source material that is language based - a phrase in a novel or a line in a poem. These references form a kind of oblique structure behind a piece of work, lending a form for a composition or providing the impetus behind her choice of materials. 

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Exhibiting artists

Lorna Macintyre


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