Join DJCAD Alumni Rose Hendry and Dr Maria Maclennan on the 17th of June at 7pm, when they will be discussing their collaboration on the short documentary “THE DEAD ARE JEWELS TO ME”.

The Filmmakers

Rose Hendry is a filmmaker from Dunshalt, Fife, she graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design with a first class honours degree in Time Based Art. Rose plays with cinematic language, visual poetry and the viewer’s experience drawing audiences into worlds both familiar and alien.

Dr Maria Maclennan is the world’s first ‘forensic jeweller’, exploring crime, death, and disaster through the investigative lens of jewellery. As well as graduating from BDes (hons) Jewellery and Metal Design at undergraduate level, and achieving her Masters of Design in Service Design, Maria also received her award-winning PhD in 2018 from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design.

The Film

“THE DEAD ARE JEWELS TO ME” by Rose Hendry and Isla Badenoch is a creative response to a forensic jeweller’s craft and interrogates whether a new scientific practice could unearth hidden stories that lie beneath a surface.


This exciting online event is free and open to all, follow the link to learn more about the documentary and book your ticket now:

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