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DJCAD’s hybrid public engagement programme and new exhibition

In March DJCAD (Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design) launched a fantastic hybrid public engagement program. The first event complemented the Lines of Site exhibition (see below) and was a curators and artists panel discussion which took place on 10 March and featured Dean and artist Prof Anita Taylor, curator Gary Sangster, artist…Continue Reading DJCAD’s hybrid public engagement programme and new exhibition

The Ignorant Art School: Cooper Gallery #WelcomeWeek

The Ignorant Art School: Five Sit-ins towards Creative Emancipation Sit-in #1: Ruth Ewan We Could Have Been Anything That We Wanted to Be and It’s Not Too Late to Change Sit-in Curriculum #1: Autumn Term: 3 September – 23 October 2021 (in-person and online) Exhibition: 3 September – 23 October 2021 Afternoon Preview: 2 September, 3–7pmBook free…Continue Reading The Ignorant Art School: Cooper Gallery #WelcomeWeek

Lifedown Lockdrawing

Enjoy delving into the digital copy of Lifedown Lockdrawing!   Accessible here this open, generously spirited, and intimate publication marks a snapshot of DJCAD art and design students’ experience of life drawing and creating a drawing community during the recent sensibilities of lockdown. The idea of generating a capture of the students’ recent output, however that…Continue Reading Lifedown Lockdrawing

Joan Eardely: New Perspectives

Students from DJCAD will reinterpret the work of Joan Eardely, an artist famous for her representations of everyday Scotland in the 20th Century, to celebrate the centenary of her birth.  The free, online symposium will also include contributions from DJCAD staff, keynote speakers as well as special guests and will take place on the 2nd…Continue Reading Joan Eardely: New Perspectives

Graduate Showcase 2021

Save the date alert! Hundreds of Art, Design and Architecture students will showcase their creativity in this year’s Graduate Showcase which will take place between the 11th and 21st of June. The online live launch will be held in the absence of the annual Degree show and will start on Friday the 11th of June…Continue Reading Graduate Showcase 2021

Sit-in Curriculum #1

The Cooper Gallery are getting ready to launch their new exhibit, The Ignorant Art School: Sit-in Curriculum #1. At the heart of The Ignorant Art School is a Sit-in Curriculum, a packed timetable of actions, workshops and gatherings facilitated by artists, designers, activists, and culture workers. Rejecting inequalities of access by arranging anti-colonial, anti-racist and…Continue Reading Sit-in Curriculum #1