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Coupar’s Camera

Alex Coupar has worked as a photographer in and around Dundee since 1955, documenting the areas and events which reflect both our culture and history. During his career, stretching over fifty years, Alex has recorded the intricacies of every day life as well as national and civic events. Before his photography career took off, Alex…

Masters Showcase 2020

Masters showcase 2020

  While the ongoing need for social distancing means that physical exhibitions are still not possible. Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design have made their Masters show available virtually providing an opportunity to browse their work remotely.   The website celebrates transformative design and visually stunning art from six of the UK’s most…

John Lennon Photographs

To mark what would have been John Lennon’s 80th birthday on 9th October Archive Services have been showing some of their remarkable photographs of the Beatles. Taken by Hungarian photo-journalist Michael Peto the images include the Beatles being awarded the MBE in 1965. Peto was given access to the group while they were recording Help…

The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research – ‘Promoting social change to enhance diversity, justice and socio-economic prosperity’

The Doctoral Academy’s first Images of Research competition received 25 eligible submissions for consideration by our expert panel. PGRs were asked to portray their research in a single image along with a 50 word description, providing a great way to showcase public engagement abilities, increase research profiles and get creative all at the same time. Each entrant was…

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…

The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research – ‘Innovating technological solutions to tomorrow’s problems’

The Doctoral Academy’s first Images of Research competition received 25 eligible submissions for consideration by our expert panel. PGRs were asked to portray their research in a single image along with a 50 word description, providing a great way to showcase public engagement abilities, increase research profiles and get creative all at the same time. Each entrant was…

The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research – ‘Life-enhancing creativity and design’

The Doctoral Academy’s first Images of Research competition received 25 eligible submissions for consideration by our expert panel. PGRs were asked to portray their research in a single image along with a 50 word description, providing a great way to showcase public engagement abilities, increase research profiles and get creative all at the same time. Each entrant was…

The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research – ‘Understanding and improving health and wellbeing’

The Doctoral Academy’s first Images of Research competition received 25 eligible submissions for consideration by our expert panel. PGRs were asked to portray their research in a single image along with a 50 word description, providing a great way to showcase public engagement abilities, increase research profiles and get creative all at the same time. Each entrant was…

The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research Competition Winners

The Doctoral Academy’s first Images of Research competition has now come to a close, with 25 eligible submissions for consideration by our expert panel. PGRs were asked to portray their research in a single image along with a 50 word description, providing a great way to showcase public engagement abilities, increase research profiles and get…

Dundee Museum of Memory Digital Exhibition: ‘Love From, Elie’ by Mollie Stevenson

The Digital Exhibition 2020 of the Dundee Museum of Memory showcases student work on the new interdisciplinary Humanities module Making Memory. For their final assignment, students selected a ‘site of memory’ from Dundee and beyond and created a digital exhibit choosing forms such as a photo-essay, video, podcast, piece of creative writing, or comic strip,…

Capture: DJCAD Student photography exhibition

DJCAD students often propose to take over exhibition spaces in the DJCAD Matthew and Crawford buildings. The ‘Capture’ photography competition curated by our level two Contemporary Art Student, Katie Nelis, was due to ‘pop up’ in the Matthew Lower Foyer, earlier this year in April. Unfortunately due to the current lock down and closure of…