Era não era Is It, is It Not? When you see something special, it sticks with you. I first came across the magical work of Clara Leitão when she began studying in the Scottish Borders four years ago and my feelings have only become more fond over time. Clara Leitão is a Portuguese […]Read more "Era não era / Is it, is it not? | Clara Leitão"
With brisk air blowing through paintings and hand-stitched stones, Orla Stevens’ work is not tied to one medium but linked by the hills, rivers and lochs that she wanders. Orla Stevens is a Scottish Contemporary Landscape Artist and Textile Designer, influenced by instinctive mixed media processes, wild landscape, and the cultural traditions and narratives tied […]Read more "Qualities of Place | Orla Stevens"
These are all connecting salt as a primary material and subject, especially in relation to the sea. Much of the salt used I have made from different samples of seawater from around Papay. The work makes enquiries into sustainable industry relative to the sea, as well as sensual natural transformative processes such as […]Read more "Tiny Mineral Clinks | Cassia Dodman"
Bròn (sorrow) A series of Cyanotypes made over winter. This work is reflective of how dark winter can be, both figuratively and literally. A response to loss & to the fragility of life. This winter has reminded me of just how ephemeral this life is. Much like that of our oceans & our earth. These […]Read more "A wind that kept me standing | Bròn (Sorrow) by Katie Harris-Macleod"
The power of shopping local, written by Ruth Macgilp and illustrated by Susie Purvis.Read more "In Fashion, Local is Powerful"
A booklet by David Lemm, as part of a series exploring the imagined village of Kilbeg.Read more "Encounters"
Tomas Hermoso is a Venezuelan Scot living in the Orkney Islands. He spent 2017 shooting one film per week and this series is from Week 29, shot on Impossible 600 black & white Eley Kishimoto polaroid film.Read more "Week 29 | Tomas Hermoso"
Fashion photographs by Adele Russell styled by Jack Shanks, shot in Kinghorn Bay.Read more "Kinghorn Bay, Fife"
Frances Scott is a photographer and designer from Orkney. A graduate of Glasgow School of Art, her photographic work often focuses on journeys – including explorations of Toronto’s tangled ravine system, a documentation of Scotland’s A9 road, and most recently a two-year project walking the length of the Orkney Mainland coastline. She predominantly creates her […]Read more "Vore Tullye / Gore Vellye"
A photo diary by Scottish embroiderer Rosie Noon, who recently spent a month in the Slovakian town for Kezmarok learning traditional textiles skills and what it taught her.Read more "Made in Slovakia"