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Jen Hadfield on film

Posted by on July 24th, 2009 No Comments

Jen Hadfield won the 2008 T.S. Eliot Prize with her second collection, NIGH-NO-PLACE. In this short video she reads four poems from the book, beginning with the title-poem ‘Nigh-No-Place’, followed by ‘In the same way’, ‘Daed-traa’, and then ‘Paternoster’, the Lord’s Prayer uttered by a draught-horse. The film shows excerpts from her Wordsworth Trust reading…

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mirrie dancers website launch

Posted by on July 24th, 2009 No Comments

As of this weekend anyone with an interest in Shetland’s largest public art project will be able to keep up with its progress on a new web site, www.mirriedancers.com…
Mirrie Dancers, commissioned by Shetland Arts, invites the public to join with artists Nayan Kulkarni and Roxane Permar in creating a series of lightworks that will

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Alison Hayes’s visual art exhibition review

Posted by on July 22nd, 2009 No Comments

This is the last week to go along to Bonhoga Gallery and see the wonderful show of  show of film pieces by Alison Hayes entitled Island Sounds.  The exhibition is very beautiful and calming and will lift the spirits on another wet Shetland day.  Alison visited Bonhoga to install her show and enjoyed her visit,…

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Open Quintet’s exhibition at Bonhoga review

Posted by on June 22nd, 2009 No Comments

A  busy night at Bonhoga Gallery saw nearly all the participating artists attend the exhibition preview of Open Quintet.  This is the first initiative by Shetland Arts to take forward the five prizewinners from the 2008 Shetland Open Art Exhibition and create an exhibition to showcase their talents.  The opening was busy and both curator…

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Submissions for Shetland Open Art Exhibition 2009 invited

Posted by on June 11th, 2009 No Comments

All artists and makers, who are over 18 and Shetland by birth, education or residency are invited to submit a piece for this year’s Open.  The show runs 5 September – 4 October with the preview on Wednesday 2 September at 7.30pm. An  Open Information Sheet… is available.

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