Iain Biggs: Between Carterhaugh and Tamshiel Rig: A borderline episode

Iain Biggs: Between Carterhaugh and Tamshiel Rig: A borderline episode
Library Shelf Location ABC-BIGG
Publication Date Jan 2004

NOTE: THIS ARTIST'S BOOK IS HELD IN BALTIC ARCHIVE NOT THE LIBRARY. Please email for an appointment or see staff.

Artist's book in an edition of 500, 168 pages, with 62 colour and 13 black and white images. The book is one outcome of the Sowdun Project, undertaken between 1999 and 2005, and part-funded by an AHRC grant 'Modelling identity through place' (Award number BSG/AN/5537APN16578 January 2005). The book has been exhibited in the international touring exhibition Arcadia id est: artists' books, nature and the landscape 2005-2007 (Europe, USA, Australia) and is in the collection of Tate Modern, Victoria and Albert Museum, the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, John M. Flaxman Library, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and was selected for consideration for the 2005 Ratcliffe Prize (for innovative publications in ethnography). It was reviewed in Landscape Research by M. Miles (30 2 pp.287-288). Following publication Biggs was invited to speak at: 8th Research Seminar in European Ethnography, Bristol 13th November 2004; International colloquium, University of Ulster (organized by Academy for Irish Cultural Heritages / Northern Ireland Centre for European Co-operation); Plymouth University - 'Unearthing Other Voices - a polytheistic approach to landscape' published in Wells, E (ed.) (2005) Surface: Land/Water and the Visual Arts; University of Plymouth Press, pp. 10-27. Cited Doreen Massey 'Landscape as a Provocation: Reflections on moving Mountains' Journal of Material Culture 2006; 11; 33, p. 47. Reviewed Iain Thompson Landscape Research Vol. 32, No. 3 pp. 385-386, June 2007. Biggs' engagement with ethnography has led to an invitation to curate work for, and otherwise make interventions into, 9th SIEF International Congress, 16-20 June 2008 - 'Transcending European Heritages: Liberating the Ethnological Imagination' in Londonderry, Ulster.

ISBN 1902595068
Quantity 1
Editor Iain Biggs
Author Iain Biggs
Format Paperback
Publisher Wild Conversation Press
Related Artist Iain Biggs
Categories BALTIC Archive Artists' Book Collection (by appointment), Artists' Books
Related Country/Global Region Scotland
Language English

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