For you ... (last edited: 2017)

Jim Harold, Susan Brind

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'For you …' Susan Brind and Jim Harold Woodside Library, Glasgow As part of ‘Bitter Rose’, Glasgow International, 2016 including talk and performative readings Over a number of years, artists Susan Brind and Jim Harold have been collaborating on an artwork that takes the form of a growing series of letters, with the working title Coffee Letters, that reference events witnessed since the turn of the 20th-21st Century. The letters, based on the artists’ own experiences and observations, are written by an anonymous ‘I’ – from different years and various international locations – to an unknown ‘you’ – whose location is not known. The letters reveal a relationship, by means of reflecting upon historical and current events, and moments shared, that reaches across continents, cultures and time. For you … was developed as a sculptural installation and a reading for the ‘Bitter Rose’ project that took place at different locations in Glasgow (8 April - 2 May 2016) devised for Glasgow International 2016, by writer, poet and musician Tawona Sithole and artist Birthe Jorgensen. Sithole & Jorgensen invited selected artists to devise a work for chosen locations distributed across the City of Glasgow so as to interact with the different communities located within and dispersed across the city.
typeresearch exposition
keywordscultures, narratives, landscape, politics, poetics
last modified24/09/2017
statusin progress
share statuspublic
affiliationGlasgow School of Art and University of Glasgow
licenseAll rights reserved
external linkwww.bitter-rose.com

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