The Clipperton Project

This summer, Glasgow Sculpture Studios (GSS) is collaborating with The Clipperton Project (TCP) to animate its galleries and external spaces with an energising and informative programme of international films, public talks, community activities, workshops, one off events, micro residencies and rolling exhibitions.

EVENTS THROUGHOUT SEPTEMBER

Thursday 06 September
2:30-4:30pm Film (Adult)
/Tapped (2010) (76 mins)
An award-winning documentary examining the role of the industry around bottled water andits effects on our health. Directed by Stephanie Soechtig.

Friday 07 September
1-3pm Film (Adult)
Tapped(2010) (76 mins)

3-5pm Workshop (Professional)
Led by artist/scientist Hamer Dodds, the summer’s third workshop and networking event for professionals from disparate fields who are looking for pathways and opportunities to collaborate outside of their immediate area of expertise. How do you make new connections? What are the possibilities for multi-disciplinary work, in Glasgow and beyond? How do we best communicate to existing and new audiences?

Saturday 08 September
3-5pm Film (Adult)
Tapped(2010) (76 mins)

Thursday 13 September
1-2pm Talk (Adult)
Petrels, Penguins, Pups & Plastic: life as a young marine biologist on South Georgia. Ewan Edwards spent thirty months living continuously at Bird Island Research Station, South Georgia, working for the British Antarctic Survey. This talk aims to give an impression of what it is like to live and work on an island the size of Great Cumbrae, 7000 miles from home, for two-and-a half years with as few as three other colleagues for company, along with the seabirds and marine mammals that call South Georgia their home. In 2013/14, Ewan will be returning to South Georgia with The Clipperton Project, on its second major expedition.

2:30-4:30pm Film (Adult)
The Venus Project - Paradise or Oblivion (2012) (48 mins)
The Venus Project offers a comprehensive plan for social reclamation in which human beings, technology and nature will be able to coexist in a long term, sustainable state of dynamic equilibrium. Written by Jacque Fresco.

Friday 14 September
1-3pm Film (Adult)
The Venus Project - Paradise or Oblivion (2012) (48 mins)

Saturday 15 September - Doors Open Day
1-2:30pm Workshop (Family)
The fabulous spoken word organisation from Edinburgh, Inky Fingers, will be presenting an interactive workshop for people who love words and who love speaking them, which means everyone! Come along, bring nothing except yourself...

11am, 1pm & 3pm (Family)
Tours of The Whisky Bond
Booking is essential

3-5pm Film (Adult)
The Venus Project - Paradise or Oblivion (2012) (48 mins)

Sunday 16 September 2012 - Doors Open Day
11am, 1pm & 3pm (Family)
Tours of The Whisky Bond
Booking is essential

Thursday 20 September
10am-midday Workshop (Professional)
This workshop focuses on the possibilities of art, and art practitioners to affect social change. Led by David Watt (GSS Director) and Arno van Roosmalen (Director of Stroom Den Haag).

1-2pm Talk (Adult)
Arno van Roosmalen has been directing Stroom Den Haag for the past 7yrs in the Netherlands. Join us to hear him give us an overview of Stroom Den Haag and their ambitious programme called, ‘Foodprint. Food for the city’ (2009-2012), which took place over the course of several years in various locations in The Hague and focused on the influence food can have on the culture, shape and functioning of the city.

2:30-4:30pm Film (Adult)
The End of the Line (2010) (85 mins)
Documentary filmmaker Rupert Murray examines the devastating effect that overfishing has had on the world’s fish populations and argues that drastic action must be taken to reverse these trends. The film follows investigative reporter Charles Clover as he confronts politicians and celebrity restaurateurs, who exhibit little regard for the damage they are doing.

Friday 21 September
1-3pm Film (Adult)
The End of the Line (2010) (85 mins)

Saturday 22 September
1-2:30pm Workshop (Family)
I’m A Fish, Get Me Out Of Here! A no-holds barred, riveting roller-coaster of a workshop for families, which secretly hides a message of how to eat fish sustainably. Who will you listen to, the Crab? Or the Fisherman? Lots of fun for all the family. Leave your maggots at home. Led by Marine Biologist, Kathy Dunlop.

3-5pm Film (Adult)
The End of the Line (2010) (85 mins)

Thursday 27 September
1-2pm Talk (Adult)
Since 2002 Gillean Dickie has been Producer at The Arts Catalyst. Join us to hear her offer an overview of the fascinating projects she's been involved in. The Arts Catalyst is one of the UK's most distinctive arts organisations, distinguished by ambitious art commissions, which experimentally and critically engages with science. Their primary focus is commissioning new artists' projects to spark dynamic conversations about our changing world and are presented in a range of museums, art galleries and other public spaces in the UK and internationally.

2:30pm-4:30pm Film (Adult)
The Garden (2008) (87 mins)
A film by Scott Hamilton Kennedy which follows the plight of the farmers of a fourteen-acre community garden in South Central Los Angeles, set up as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots of 1992.

Friday 28 September
1-3pm Film (Adult)
The Garden (2008) (87 mins)

3-5pm Workshop (Professional)
Tour of The Whisky Bond for members of the local professional community, followed by an informal discussion with David Watt (GSS Director) of opportunities which might be made available by the space and its infrastructure.

Saturday 29 September
3-5pm Film
The Garden (2008) (87 mins)

All events are FREE, but booking is recommended. To book your place for any of the above please contact GSS staff via email info[at]glasgowsculpturestudios.org or via phone 0141 353 3708 or 0758 296 8832 (temporary).
The Clipperton Project


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Postcode: The Whisky Bond, 2 Dawson Rd, Glasgow G4 9SS
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