RDMH – Towards Tundra by Hannah Whaley

Hannah Whaley’s second contribution to the River Deep Mountain High exhibition was inspired by a photo of a captive polar bear. Hannah’s charcoal sketches & narrative tell of a bear untethered to roam free with his companion, a little boy. Towards Tundra by Hannah Whaley Charcoal drawings and typefaced words on A2 mesaboard   ”The black and white photographs of…Continue Reading RDMH – Towards Tundra by Hannah Whaley

Jute from the Air

See Dundee as you have never seen it before! Using aerial photographs from the early 1920s Kenneth Baxter from the University Archives takes us on a fascinating tour around Dundee focusing on its jute mills. Visit Belmont (now the University campus), Tay Works and the City Court House, Caldrum Works in the Hilltown, and (for…Continue Reading Jute from the Air

RDMH – Margot by Patricia Ramaer

For her River Deep Mountain High contribution, Patricia Ramaer has stepped away from typical photographic methods to employ an intriguing technique to burn, not print. This little girl is Margot Cox on Lossiemouth beach, 1909. Margot 1908 by Patricia Ramaer Carbon on paper  “I’m mesmerized by photographs of people long gone, remnants of ephemeral lives held in the…Continue Reading RDMH – Margot by Patricia Ramaer

RDMH – Give Me My Mountains! by Hailey Austin & Emma Oosterhous

Comic artwork by Hailey Austin (story) & Emma Oosterhous (artwork) for the River Deep Mountain High exhibition draws on ‘Give Me The Hills’, written by Syd Scroggie with illustrations by Colin Gibson. Hailey & Emma also reference Colorado mountains from home. Give Me My Mountains! – Story by Hailey Austin, Art by Emma Oosterhous Comic artwork…Continue Reading RDMH – Give Me My Mountains! by Hailey Austin & Emma Oosterhous

Flashback Friday Film Festival: Annual Report 1991

This week’s Flashback Friday Film Festival from the University Archives is all about ‘Discovering the Future’ in 1991. Introduced by Professor Michael Hamlin, Principal of Dundee from 1987-1994, the film focuses on the research strengths of the University in the early 1990s. We hear from Professor Philip Cohen about the world-leading biochemistry work which continues…Continue Reading Flashback Friday Film Festival: Annual Report 1991