Folio reviews at ‘Common Ground’, 29th Aug.

To kick start our joining Common Ground show at Street Level Photoworks, with our friends from A Fine Beginning photo collective from Wales, we’re holding some folio review sessions on August 29th, from 2pm – 4pm.

 

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery July 2014 © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert

Portfolio Reviews July 2014 © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert

 

One photographer from Document Scotland will join one photographer from A Fine Beginning and together we can review your folios! The 20min sessions cost £10.00, which is basically an administration charge and a way of ensuring that those who book do mean to arrive…(not always the case!).

You can see the pairings of photographers on this linked page (read a few words about them) and book your session there! We hope you can make it, we all enjoy seeing new work, and we look forward to chatting over your work or work practice with you and helping give some advice.

 

 

 

 

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Talks and Portfolio Reviews at Impressions Gallery

Last weekend, on an incredibly hot and sunny day in Bradford, Document Scotland took part in a busy and successful day of portfolio reviews and talks at Impressions Gallery as part of Beyond The Border: New Contemporary Photography from Scotland.

Bradford sunshine image © Colin McPherson 2014

Bradford’s mirror pool, Centenary Square in the summer sunshine © Colin McPherson July 2014

 

Sophie, Colin and Jeremy joined the team at Impressions to talk to a number of talented and enthusiastic portfolio review attendees and look through some really interesting work.  – thank you for coming, and showing us your work. We hope it was a valuable experience for you – we really enjoyed looking at the work. There were some great discussions and we all saw some excellent work that day. Here’s some images, please stay in touch.

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Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery © Sophie Gerrard, July 2014.

 

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery July 2014

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery © Sophie Gerrard, July 2014.

 

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery July 2014

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery © Sophie Gerrard, July 2014.

 

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery July 2014 © Sophie Gerrard

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery © Sophie Gerrard, July 2014

 

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery July 2014 © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, July 2014

 

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery July 2014 © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, July 2014

 

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery July 2014 © Sophie Gerrard

Portfolio Reviews Impressions Gallery © Sophie Gerrard, July 2014

 

In the afternoon, each of us really enjoyed talking to the audience at Impressions about our individual projects, the subjects, the stories, our motivations and thoughts. Thank you all for coming along, for your questions, your interest and your thoughtful comments and opinions. We really appreciated it.

Jeremy started with his series Edge of an Empire, shot on and around the Antonine Wall.

Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert talks to the audience at Impressions Gallery about his body of work 'Edge of an Empire', which is exhibited as part of 'Beyond The Border: New Contemporary Photography from Scotland' on show at Impressions Gallery Bradford 1st July - 27th September 2014. image © Sophie Gerrard July 2014

Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert talks to the audience about ‘Edge of an Empire‘ © Sophie Gerrard, July 2014

 

Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert talks to the audience at Impressions Gallery about his body of work 'Edge of an Empire', which is exhibited as part of 'Beyond The Border: New Contemporary Photography from Scotland' on show at Impressions Gallery Bradford 1st July - 27th September 2014. image © Colin McPherson July 2014

Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert talks to the audience about ‘Edge of an Empire‘ © Colin McPherson July 2014

 

The audience at Impressions Gallery, July 2014 © Sophie Gerrard July 2014

The audience at Impressions Gallery © Sophie Gerrard July 2014

 

Next up was Sophie talking about her work ‘Drawn To The Land’ about female farmers in Scotland and their relationship with the land.

Sophie Gerrard talks to the audience at Impressions Gallery about her body of work 'Drawn To The Land: Women working the Scottish landscape', which is exhibited as part of 'Beyond The Border: New Contemporary Photography from Scotland' on show at Impressions Gallery Bradford 1st July - 27th September 2014. image © Colin McPherson July 2014

Sophie Gerrard talks to the audience at Impressions Gallery about  ‘Drawn To The Land: Women working the Scottish landscape’ image © Colin McPherson July 2014

 

Sophie Gerrard talks to the audience at Impressions Gallery about her body of work 'Drawn To The Land: Women working the Scottish landscape', which is exhibited as part of 'Beyond The Border: New Contemporary Photography from Scotland' on show at Impressions Gallery Bradford 1st July - 27th September 2014. image © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert July 2014

Sophie Gerrard talks to the audience about ‘Drawn To The Land: Women working the Scottish landscape’ image © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert July 2014

 

The audience at Impressions Gallery, July 2014 © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert July 2014

The audience at Impressions Gallery © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert July 2014

 

Anne then presented Stephen’s work, ‘American Always, Scottish Forever’ introducing us to the characters at California’s Highland Games.

Anne McNeill, curator and director of Impressions Gallery,  talks to the audience about Stephen McLaren's work 'American Always Scottish Forever', which is exhibited as part of 'Beyond The Border: New Contemporary Photography from Scotland' on show at Impressions Gallery Bradford 1st July - 27th September 2014. image © Sophie Gerrard July 2014

Anne McNeill, curator and director of Impressions Gallery, talks to the audience about Stephen McLaren’s work ‘American Always Scottish Forever’, image © Sophie Gerrard July 2014

 

Anne McNeill, curator and director of Impressions Gallery,  talks to the audience about Stephen McLaren's work 'American Always Scottish Forever', which is exhibited as part of 'Beyond The Border: New Contemporary Photography from Scotland' on show at Impressions Gallery Bradford 1st July - 27th September 2014. image © Sophie Gerrard July 2014

Anne McNeill, curator and director of Impressions Gallery, talks to the audience about Stephen McLaren’s work ‘American Always Scottish Forever’, image © Sophie Gerrard July 2014

 

And Colin talked us through his series ‘A Fine Line‘, shot over the course of a year along the England/Scotland border.

Colin McPherson talks to the audience at Impressions Gallery about his body of work 'A Fine Line', which is exhibited as part of 'Beyond The Border: New Contemporary Photography from Scotland' on show at Impressions Gallery Bradford 1st July - 27th September 2014. image © Sophie Gerrard July 2014

Colin McPherson talks to the audience about  ‘A Fine Line’,  image © Sophie Gerrard July 2014

 

Colin McPherson talks to the audience at Impressions Gallery about his body of work 'A Fine Line', which is exhibited as part of 'Beyond The Border: New Contemporary Photography from Scotland' on show at Impressions Gallery Bradford 1st July - 27th September 2014. image © Sophie Gerrard July 2014

Colin McPherson talks to the audience about ‘A Fine Line’, image © Sophie Gerrard July 2014

 

Colin McPherson talks to the audience at Impressions Gallery about his body of work 'A Fine Line', which is exhibited as part of 'Beyond The Border: New Contemporary Photography from Scotland' on show at Impressions Gallery Bradford 1st July - 27th September 2014. image © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert July 2014

Colin McPherson talks to the audience about ‘A Fine Line’, image © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert July 2014

 

We all enjoyed taking part in such a well organised and well attended day at Impressions.

For more information on talks and events at the gallery please see here

 

 

 

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Summer Salon events 2014

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Document Scotland are hitting the road next month.

We are heading to the Highlands and Argyll to host the first of a series of four salon events across the country which will present the work we will be showing at our forthcoming exhibition at Street Level Photoworks in Glasgow. There will be presentations in person by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, Sophie Gerrard and Colin McPherson. In addition, we’ll be looking at Scotland’s historical legacy by highlighting the work of one of our partner organisations, the University of St. Andrews Library’s photography collection. We’ll also be showcasing work by contemporary photographers making work about Scotland and discussing the current state of photography.

The first event will be staged at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery on Thursday, 14th August. The event runs from 7-9pm and we are looking forward to presenting work for the first time in the Highland capital. Due to the size of the venue, booking is essential: To reserve you place, please telephone the museum on 01463 237114 or email kirsten.body@highlifehighland.com

Two days later, on Saturday 16th August, the Document Scotland tour takes to the ocean waves, with a three-minute ferry crossing to the small car-free Hebridean island of Easdale, just south of Oban. We are being hosted by Eilean Eisdeal at the Easdale Island Community Hall, a popular and lively venue for all types of arts activities. Our event begins at 7.45pm to accommodate people who may wish to cross over on the ferry from the mainland at 7.30pm. There will be ferries back at the conclusion of the evening’s entertainment.

Both events will as usual be informal, informative and interesting – and free to attend. We hope you can join us in either Inverness or Easdale, please spread the word or get in touch for further information.

There will be two further salon evening to be staged in St. Andrews and Edinburgh in the autumn. Details to follow.

 

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A night at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery

We are still buzzing after such an interesting, creative and energetic evening at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery last night for Document Scotland’s 1st ever portrait event “Face To Face: The Portrait in Photography Today”.

Crowds gathering before the Document Scotland photography event "Face To Face: The Portrait in Photography Today" at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery on May 14th 2014.

Crowds gathering before the event “Face To Face: The Portrait in Photography Today” at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery on May 14th 2014
image © Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

 

Thank you to the photographers which Document Scotland invited to take part along side us, Ben Roberts, Arpita Shah, Emily Macinnes and Graham MacIndoe. Thank you to Annie Lyden, the International Curator of Photography at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery, and her brilliant team for chairing and organising the event with us. Thank you to you the audience for coming along, for sending us your support from a distance if you were unable to make it, for following the events on Twitter, for being there, for helping to spread the word, for making it such a success and for your support of Document Scotland on our (relatively short but eventful) journey so far.

Here’s some images from the night, if any of you have any others which you’d like to share with us please do send them in – we’d love to see them.

Everyone takes their seats and we're ready to get started.  © Carly Shearer, SNPG 2014 all rights reserved

Everyone takes their seats and we’re ready to get started.
© Carly Shearer, SNPG 2014 all rights reserved

Sophie Gerrard shows her new on-going project, "Homecoming" at the Document Scotland photography event "Face To Face: The Portrait in Photography Today" at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery on May 14th 2014 Copyright © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Sophie Gerrard shows her new on-going project, “Homecoming”
© Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

 

The evening started off with Document Scotland’s Sophie Gerrard who showed new work, made over the last 18 months during Sophie’s return to Scotland. Sophie talked about re-aquainting herself with Scotland through portraiture – and spoke of the collaboration between sitter and photographer when making a portrait.

Sophie Gerrard showing "Homecoming"  © Emily Macinnes 2014 all rights reserved

Sophie Gerrard talks about portraits from the series “Homecoming”
© Emily Macinnes 2014 all rights reserved

 

Then we heard from Jeremy who talked us through his Roma portraits, his experiences of living and visiting the camps and later houses of those featured in the project, some individuals he met and re-photographed almost 10 years later. Jeremy also showed a short piece of film footage of him in the camp making his portraits.

Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert introducing the crowd to his Roma project © Colin MacPherson/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert introducing the crowd to his “Roma of Sinesti” work
© Colin McPherson/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert talks through portraits from his "Roma of Sintesti"   © Emily Macinnes 2014 all rights reserved

Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert talks through portraits from his “Roma of Sintesti” project
© Emily Macinnes 2014 all rights reserved

 

Next up was Ben Roberts, who started by talking about some his influences, Chris Killip & Laura Pannack and then showed us images from the series ‘Higher Lands’, which Document Scotland featured as a portfolio on the website last year. He talked about his photographic process and approach to making the portraits and also about why they have remained such a popular body of work, raising the question that perhaps we all see a little of ourselves in these portraits.

Ben Roberts shows work from his project "Higher Lands" © Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Ben Roberts shows work from his project “Higher Lands”
© Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Ben Roberts shows work from his project "Higher Lands" © Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Ben Roberts shows work from his project “Higher Lands”
© Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

 

After Ben we watched a moving piece of multimedia by Graham MacIndoe documenting his journey through heroin and crack cocaine addiction. Graham’s images have been featured in The Guardian and other press lately and his decision to release such a personal body of work was something he talked about in the multimedia presentation he made for the evening.

Jeremy introducing Graham MacIndoe's work. © Colin McPherson/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Jeremy introducing Graham MacIndoe’s work.
© Colin McPherson/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Graham MacIndoe wasn't here on the night but we watched a moving multimedia presentation of "My Addiction, through My Eyes" © Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Graham MacIndoe wasn’t here on the night but we watched a moving multimedia presentation of “My Addiction, Through My Eyes”
© Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

The audience - a sold out show at the Document Scotland photography event "Face To Face: The Portrait in Photography Today" at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery on May 14th 2014 © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

The audience – a sold out show at the Document Scotland photography event “Face To Face: The Portrait in Photography Today” at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery on May 14th 2014
© Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

 

After the break first up was Colin McPherson with a lighter hearted look at his portraiture taken mostly from his 1 year journey along the border of Scotland with England. His presentation showed people he’d encountered along the way and those who had become part of the journey but who, in his words, remained strangers. He titled the collection “In the Company of Strangers”

Colin McPherson shows his work, "In The Company of Strangers"  © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Colin McPherson shows his work, “In The Company of Strangers”
© Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

 

Then we heard from Arpita Shah who took us through a several bodies of her work, and talked about the relationship between mythology and portraiture and how she uses it to explore the experience of Diaspora for Asians living in Scotland.

Arpita Shah talks about her work  © Emily Macinnes 2014 all rights reserved

Arpita Shah talks about her work
© Emily Macinnes 2014 all rights reserved

Arpita Shah talks about her work  © Sophie Gerrard 2014 all rights reserved

Arpita Shah talks about her work
© Sophie Gerrard 2014 all rights reserved

 

Then it was Emily Macinnes who showed, for the 1st time her project “Paradise Lost: Testimonies of Abuse”, a powerful presentation of images and text documenting the thoughts and experiences of men who have suffered sexual abuse. A powerful and moving piece.

Emily Macinnes talks to the audience and shows her work "Paradise Lost: Testimonies of Abuse"  © Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Emily Macinnes talks to the audience and shows her work “Paradise Lost: Testimonies of Abuse”
© Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Emily Macinnes talks to the audience and shows her work "Paradise Lost: Testimonies of Abuse"  © Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Emily Macinnes talks to the audience and shows her work “Paradise Lost: Testimonies of Abuse”
© Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

 

Last, to finish the night was  Stephen McLaren’s work who’s series of portraits of Americans in California was introduced by Annie Lyden and left us all with the sound of bagpipes in our ears – and a smile on our faces.

 

Stephen McLaren's photographs from "American Always, Scottish Forever"  © Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

Stephen McLaren’s photographs from “American Always, Scottish Forever”
© Sophie Gerrard/Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

 

All the photographers on stage for the Q&A with Anne Lyden, International Photography Curator at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery (l-r) Anne Lyden, Emily Macinnes, Arpita Shah, Ben Roberts, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, Sophie Gerrard & Colin McPherson © Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

All the photographers on stage for the Q&A with Anne Lyden, International Photography Curator at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery (l-r) Anne Lyden, Emily Macinnes, Arpita Shah, Ben Roberts, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, Sophie Gerrard & Colin McPherson
© Document Scotland 2014 all rights reserved

 

 

 

 

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Face to Face: The Photographers

So folks, we are now very excited to confirm the following details about the work being presented at our event Face To Face: The Portrait In Photography Today at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery on the 14th May 2014.

Colin McPherson will present a short multimedia entitled ‘In the Company of Strangers’ in which he will explore the relationship between the photographer and the subject involved in making portraits. The photographs will reflect encounters Colin has had with people he had previously never met, and examine what happened next.

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Jehovah’s Witnesses, Coldstream, 2014, from the series ‘In the Company of Strangers’
Photograph © Colin McPherson 2014, all rights reserved.

 

Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert will present work from his project ‘Satra, the Roma of Sintesti’ which spanned 17 years. Through repeated visits to the Roma camp in Romania, relationships were built, friendships formed and a portrait of a camp captured in both black-and-white and colour, charting the changes in the lives of the people.

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Mia, a young Roma girl. From the series ‘Satra, the Roma of Sintesti’
Photograph © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert 2014 all rights reserved.

 

Sophie Gerrard will present portraits from her personal and on-going series ‘Homecoming‘, a project focused on the experience of turning the camera towards the places, people and communities which evoke a particular sense of home. Shot all over Scotland, Sophie will talk about the notion of returning home, and share her experience of photographing those people and places which can feel simultaneously familiar and unknown.

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Boys at the skate park. From the series ‘Homecoming’
Photograph © Sophie Gerrard 2014 all rights reserved.

 

‘American Always, Scottish Forever’, is a series of portraits Stephen McLaren has been making of Americans with Scottish ancestry who retain close affinity with the ‘Old Country’. Stephen discovered the subjects at the many Scottish Festivals and Highland Games that take place throughout California and even through they may never set foot in Scotland, all revel in having a Scottish identity to call their own.

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Jonathan McGregor, Piper, Ventura Highland Games, California, 2012 from the series ‘American Always, Scottish Forever’.
Photograph © Stephen McLaren 2014 all rights reserved.

 

We are very pleased to be joined on the evening by a selection of guest photographers who will be showing the following work…

Emily Macinnes will be showing her current, long-term project ‘Paradise Lost: Testimonies of Abuse‘ documenting male survivors of childhood, sexual abuse. Emily will show images from the portrait series and discuss how she approached this sensitive subject matter.

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From the series ‘Paradise Lost: Testimonies of Abuse’
Photograph © Emily Macinnes 2014, all rights reserved.

Emily Macinnes (b. 1989) is a Scottish-born photographer currently based in Edinburgh.  Since graduating from Nottingham Trent University in 2012 she has been working as a freelance documentary photographer and multimedia storyteller working with international NGO’s as well as more intimate stories of struggles faced closer to home.  What unites her work is a common interest in peoples’ stories and a desire to creatively communicate the individual and emotional aspect of the issues she documents.

 

The multimedia presentation of Graham MacIndoe‘s  self portrait series ‘My Addiction, Through My Eyes’ will show a selection of images from a much larger body of work. Although often harrowing, the images show the quietness and isolation that often comes with the obsessive nature of addiction when the partying days have long been left behind. Without glamorization or being sensationalist there is an awareness of pain and a quality of introspection rarely seen with this subject matter.

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Self portrait from the series ‘My Addiction, Through My Eyes’..
Photograph © Graham MacIndoe 2014 all rights reserved.

Graham MacIndoe studied painting at Edinburgh College of Art and went on to earn his master’s degree in photography at the Royal College of Art in London. He has lived in New York City since 1991 where he has been a part time  professor at Parsons The New School since 2011. He is having his first book published by LittleBigMan Books in June 2014 and is the recipient of a 2014 Alicia Patterson Fellowship. His work is in many public and private collections including Scotland’s National Portrait Gallery, the British Museum of Film and Television, the V&A Museum in London and the British Council. Graham is represented by Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles.

 

Arpita Shah will be presenting a short narrated slideshow entitled ‘Myth and The Asian Diaspora’. She will be discussing the relationship between mythology and portraiture in her work and how she uses it to explore the experience of Diaspora for Asians living in Scotland.

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From the series ‘Myth and The Asian Diaspora’.
Photograph © Arpita Shah 2014, all rights reserved.

Arpita Shah is an India-born visual artist and is based in Scotland. With a background in photography and film, she predominantly works in these two mediums exploring themes around culture and identity. Her work tends to draw from Asian and Eastern mythology, using it both visually and conceptually to explore the issues of cultural displacement in the Asian Diaspora. Arpita has exhibited internationally and has been involved in several artist residencies and community arts project around Scotland, which include residencies at Street Level Photoworks, Ankur Arts and The Albert Drive Project.

 

Ben Roberts will be showing work from his series ‘Higher Lands’, photographed in 2007-08. The photographs, documenting adolescents growing up in the Highlands of Scotland, still resonate with people 7 years after they were taken. Exploring themes of love and insecurity, Ben will discuss why photographs of teenagers are so compelling, and how he is striving to make similar images in his current personal work.

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From the series ‘Love, Desire and Insecurity – Portraits of Adolescence’
Photograph © Ben Roberts 2014, all rights reserved.

Ben Roberts is a portrait and documentary photographer based in Madrid. He is a contributor to the FT Weekend Magazine and Monocle amongst other publications. His personal projects are diverse, ranging from observing the effects of the economic crisis on the landscapes of Spain, through to young people growing up in the Highlands of Scotland.

 

We look forward to seeing you there on the night.

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Face to Face: The Portrait in Photography Today

Document Scotland are very happy to have been invited to host ‘Face To Face: The Portrait in Photography Today‘  an evening of portraiture, conversation and photography  on Wednesday 14th May at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

You can expect a lively evening featuring work by the four members of Document Scotland as well as special guest photographers; Arpita Shah, Ben Roberts, Graham MacIndoe and Emily MacInnes. The evening will be chaired by Annie Lyden, International Photography Curator at The National Galleries of Scotland.

Doors open at 7pm, allowing you a chance to look around The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 before proceedings begin at 7:30pm.

We very much hope you can join us – please book your tickets through the Eventbrite page here

and we look forward to seeing you!

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Summer Salon, 23.08.13

Well friends, autumn approaches, but never let it be said that Document Scotland gives in so easily. We’ve decided to have a summer party. Or to give it a grand name, we’re having a Summer Salon.

Yep, on Friday August 23rd, during the Edinburgh festival, we’re having a Salon evening event to showcase Scottish photography and multimedia, to get people together and to toast the good times of summer. The event will be held at Stills Gallery, Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, from 6.30pm-8.30pm. And apparently we have to be out the door sharp from the Gallery, but there is a hostelry next door that we can relax in and continue our discussions.

Showing multi-media stills photography work on the evening, covering a variety of topics, will be Gemma Ovens, Chris Leslie, Colin McPherson, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, Sophie Gerrard, Tom Kidd and Hugh Hood. There will also be book stall with some latest book titles, with our good friend Neil from Beyond Words. Stephen McLaren is flying in from California to be our MC for the evening.

Due to capacity limitations at Stills we are only allowed to admit 50 people maximum, and already approximately half that number is accounted for, so we’re opening out an invite to 20 more other souls who’d like to join us.

If you would like to attend, and please remember attendance will be limited, email your name and details to Stephen@DocumentScotland.com, he is the bouncer, the man with the Guest List. And please, we’re sorry, but only email if you will definitely come, space is limited unfortunately, as much as we’d love to have an open door for everyone.

We hope you can make it, and we look forward to the chat.

Dress code is casual.

 

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DOC001 newspaper

Document Scotland newspaper. Available now to purchase.

Document Scotland newspaper DOC001 released January 2013 limited edition – NOW SOLD OUT

 

We’ve decided to showcase some of our many projects and work in a new Document Scotland publication, a 16 page colour newspaper, with the catchy title of DOC001. Primarily designed and published for our own use, we’re so happy with the look of it that we thought we’d also offer them to the readers of the site.

Comprising of four photo essays, ‘SNAW’ by Stephen McLaren, ‘The DUNES’ by Sophie Gerrard, ‘Catching The Tide’ by Colin McPherson and on the sports pages at the back Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert’s ‘Life In The 3rd’. Each photostory is accompanied by writing from the photographer. But if the pictures are not enough for you, then there is also an essay ‘Focusing on the Flux’ by author and journalist Allan Brown. All pages were designed courtesy of Cabin8Design.

 

Document Scotland newspaper. Available now to purchase from the Publications page.

Stephen McLaren – ‘Snaw’

 

Document Scotland newspaper. Available now to purchase from the Publications page.

Colin McPherson – ‘Caught in Time’

 

Document Scotland newspaper. Available now to purchase from the Publications page.

Sophie Gerrard – ‘The Dunes’

 

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Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert – ‘Life In The 3rd’

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We would love to be able to give away free the newspaper to all those who are interested, but we thought we’d ask for a small cover price. Many of you may have enjoyed the photo essays Document Scotland have published on the site, enjoyed the articles we’ve sourced, the writing we’ve done, and by purchasing a copy of the paper it helps fund the site for another year, helps keep it all going.

***PRINT EDITION IS NOW SOLD OUT VIA THIS ONLINE PAGE***

Whilst we have run out of print copies to sell, there are still copies held and on sale at White Cloth Gallery, Leeds; Street Level Gallery, Glasgow; Good Press Gallery, Glasgow; Impressions Gallery, Bradford; Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.

Many thanks indeed,

the Document Scotland team.

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