Pigrock Bothy Project – Day 1

As we start our second week in residence at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Arts Pig Rock Bothy you can catch up on what has happened so far on the CAP2 Pig Rock Bothy Project Blog!

CAP2 Pigrock Bothy Project

In the morning we had a tour of the gallery with curator Dan Brown.

Looking at the ‘Now’ exhibitions which included the work of Monster Chetwynd, Monya Flannigan, Henry Coombes, Betye Saar and Wael Shawky.

Monster Chetwynd is the main focal point of the exhibition which included pieces of work in response to the galleries archives collection.

And the other 4 artists connect to the exhibition through challenging the convention in the way they have produced their pieces.

I’m the afternoon we were given the task to write both a descriptive piece of writing about a chosen an artwork as well as a personal reaction, describing why we were drawn to the piece of work and collecting information from the wall description.

We were then given a photograph of people we didn’t know but were known as artists or other celebrities/historical figures. Drawing upon their image we then wrote a…

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