Object of the Week

The Supreme camera manufactured by Chas. H. Budd.91-93 Clerkenwell Road, London was used in the Textiles department at Gray’s School of Art c. 1964. Former Fashion and Textiles tutor Malcolm McCoig recollects:When I first arrived in Aberdeen in September 1964 the camera was already there and when we moved out to the Garthdee Campus weContinue reading “Object of the Week”

Object of the Week

Artist’s statement:I chose to investigate danger and protection.I researched protective clothing worn by people who work in dangerous occupations, such as fire fighters and police.I am interested in the combination of fabric and materials used together to protect the body and the fastenings used within these. I also looked at historical armour worn throughout theContinue reading “Object of the Week”

Object of the Week

Lino cut print by Ade Adesina RSA. Ade studied printmaking at Gray’s School of Art and is currently based in Aberdeen. You can find out more about him and his work on his website or Instagram. Artist’s statement:My work is a visual commentary around the ideas of ecology and our ever-changing world. I am fascinatedContinue reading “Object of the Week”

Object of the Week

Accompanying text displayed alongside sculpture:George Mantor had an iris garden, which he improved each year by throwing out the commoner varieties. One day his attention was called to another very fine iris garden. Jealously he made some inquiries. The garden, it turned out, belonged to the man who collected his garbage. – John Cage Artist’sContinue reading “Object of the Week”