MirrieLace at Bonhoga
Posted by Emily Sharp on July 2nd, 2010
The ‘Mirrie Dancers’ project moves into its penultimate phase this weekend with the Mirrie Lace exhibition at the Bonhoga Gallery. The exhibition opens on Saturday 3rd July.
Mirrie Lace fuses the craft of Shetland lace knitting with new technologies. Twenty-one knitters have been working with artists Nayan Kulkarni and Roxane Permar to develop Shetland lace… Read the rest...
Mirrie Dancers at Longfield
Posted by Kathy Hubbard on March 2nd, 2010
The last of ten light installations in the Mirrie Dancers project has been installed at the Gable End of the former Methodist Chapel at Longfield, Dunrossness. Once again, the weather prevented our being able to stick to our original plans of installing the lights at Snarravoe in Unst, at the Bod of Nesbister or at… Read the rest...
Mirrie Dancers: Cancellation
Posted by jonosandilands on January 29th, 2010
Shetland Arts regrets that due to severe weather conditions the Mirrie Dancers functions at Betty Mouats Böd tonight (Friday 29 January) and Skeld Hall tomorrow (Saturday 30 January) have been canceled. We would like to apologise for any disappointment this may cause.… Read the rest...
Changes to Mirrie Dancer Illumination Programme
Posted by Mary Smith on January 15th, 2010
Shetland Arts apologises to the residents of Bressay and Lerwick for postponing the illumination, on Bressay, as part of the Mirrie Dancers Illuminations. The next illumination will take place at the Reawick Kirk where the event will be celebrated by a closing, instead of a launch party, on Saturday 30 January. An invitation is extended… Read the rest...
Mirrie Dancers at the Glasshouses
Posted by Kathy Hubbard on December 4th, 2009
Hard to believe that the Mirrie Dancers illuminations are now at the halfway point. Tonight’s launch at the Glasshouses at Tingwall is Illumination No. 5 out of a series of ten, and it will run until 11th January.
So far the lights have been dancing at Lower Voe, Haroldswick, the Dunes at West Sandwick and… Read the rest...