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Art Review: Dracula

Dir. Hanni Shinton, Art School, 4-6 December

The Art School has always been shrouded in mystery for me, one of those things that you regard distantly for fear that to engage with it directly would be to break some sort of spell, or to smudge an idealistic illusion – this is the best excuse I could find for never having set foot in it. 303 more words

University Of Glasgow

The Return Of The Dirty Diva

Liz Lochhead was my first love.

I fell in love with
Dreaming Frankenstein
before I even knew
what a poem was or
that I could write them myself. 92 more words


Willie Rodger Fan Club

60 linocut prints by Willie Rodger RSA RGI (b1930), acquired in 2017 by Lillie Art Gallery with an NFA grant of £2,000.

Pick up Fugitive Colours… 220 more words

Creating and Networking: Female Networks Postgraduate and Early Career Study Day

This week’s guest post comes from Freya Spoor and Nia Clark who organised a Female Networks Postgraduate & Early Career Study Day in June.

The Female Networks (1750-1950) Postgraduate and Early Career Study Day held at Glasgow School of Art on the 29th June 2017 encouraged new friendships, collaboration and future research through a variety of dynamic activities.  1,287 more words

PhD Experience

Not everyone feels things so intensely

On Monday the 14th of August 2017 Avondale House was deliberately set on fire by vandals. This has left me upset and sad.


This Is Not Yesterday

Edinburgh Contrasts - Liz Lochhead and Roger Day

What a fascinating afternoon and evening I had yesterday in Edinburgh! In the afternoon I managed to get to the wonderful Edinburgh book festival and listen to Ruth Wishart interviewing the poet, Liz Lochhead.   1,333 more words

The Church In Scotland

Review: Dracula at the Shaw Festival

So…Dracula. I don’t know much about theatrical adaptations of the work. Everything I know about it either comes from the original Bram Stoker book or from the countless film adaptations, which—let’s be honest—don’t exactly have an amazing track record of book faithfulness. 711 more words

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