An overdue update

It’s been a while since I posted an update and quite a lot has happened in the intervening time. The first semester is over and I have progressed into semester 2 where quite a bit of humanities work needs to be done, The art side is progressing well, albeit a...

A couple of interesting stories

I’ve been researching two stories for the course that will hopefully make it into prints for the degree show in September. The first is about a male slave, Oronoce, who was arrested in Perthshire in 1749 for the heinous crime of wearing tartan, or tartan Livery...

A slight change of direction.

It’s always been my intention to let the project take its own direction. Obviously historical slavery & its connections to Scotland is the starting point, however, I had an idea that it could develop into a look at modern slavery, however, after considering...

It wisnae us.

The video below is from the FB page of BBC Scotland News. The subject matter, Glasgow & its connections to the slave trade, has also been the subject of an article in the Scotsman. I’m seriously disappointed with a lot of the comments on both articles. It...