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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...

I belong to Glasgow

Glasgow has some strong links to the slave trade, with streets named after plantation/slave owners along with places where slaves were taken from or the locations of plantations. The area known as Merchant City is where the major tobacco, tea & sugar plantation...

The MFA

I’m looking forward to trying new things on the MFA, particularly print making. I did a small amount of that when I was at FE college, which I enjoyed, but never did any more after leaving for DJCAD. I’m also thinking about sculpture, again I did some at...

A renewed site

I’ve resurrected the digitalMaker site to help keep track of my progress on the MFA Art & Humanities course at DJCAD. This blog will be the front page of the site with other pages added as and when required. I haven’t used this site since 2013 and most...