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In the shadow of the breast

North East landmark in focus: international artists’ new work inspired by Bennachie on view in Aberdeen  Preview 6.30pm Friday 4 April 2014 Seventeen, 17 Belmont Street, Aberdeen Bennachie – hill of the breast – is an iconic landmark that has cast its shadow over the North East since it was formed 400 million years ago. This mass of rock was gradually worn away by glaciations, wind, rain and frost, revealing the familiar profile that stands dominating the horizon today. In the […]

New installation on Bennachie with Venice Biennale artist Elpida

This morning Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva led a group of volunteer artists to create a large scale temporary artwork/installation on Bennachie hill. Over the next few days Elpida will be working closely with students from Gray’s School of Art, as well as the Forestry Commission Scotland and the Bailies of Bennachie, and the artwork will emerge as a spectacular visual intervention spanning over 0.6 of a hectare, visible from the summit of Mither Tap and Mill Stone. Working collaboratively as part of […]

Pollen Analysis Art Science Exhibition

Art Science Exhibition by artist collective ~ in the fields opens at the Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen from Thursday 7 November to Sunday 17 November 2014. The exhibition results from a collaboration between ~ in the fields and Dr. Edward Schofield of the School of Geosciences at the University of Aberdeen, exploring the past environment of the iconic Bennachie range through soil sampling and pollen analysis. The exhibition opens with an Artist Talk at 7pm on Thursday 7th […]