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Notes on a periphery. (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Notes on a periphery. Exhibition held 4-18 October 2019, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen.

An exhibition of recent photography and video work by four artists: Anne Campbell, Sapphire Goss, Lottie Davies and Eugene Schlumberger. Whilst peripheral regions have loomed large in traditional histories of art made in the British group of nations,... Read More

In between states. [Exhibition] (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
In between states. Exhibition held on 6 June - 6 July 2019, The W OR M, 2019 Look Again Festival, Aberdeen.

An exhibition of contemporary artists, three from North Macedonia, Ana Jovanovska, Ana Lazarenvsk and Ivana Sidzimovska and two from Scotland, Jack Handscome and Izzy Thomson and curated by Jon Blackwood. The exhibition took place in Peacock Visual A... Read More

How big is there? How long is now? Readings from selected texts by Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. Performed on 30 March 2019, UNFIX festival, Glasgow. (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
How big is there? How long is now? Readings from selected texts by Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. Performed 30 March 2019, UNFIX festival, Glasgow.

Readings from selected poetic texts by Helen Mayer Harrison (1927-2018) and Newton Harrison (b. 1932), known as 'the Harrisons,' at UNFIX Festival Glasgow on 30 March 2019. Chris Fremantle and Anne Douglas read six excerpts selected to highlight the... Read More

On utopian realism: the art of Mladen Miljanović. (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
BLACKWOOD, J. 2019. On utopian realism: the art of Mladen Miljanović. Essay produced to accompany the exhibition: 'Mladen Miljanović: Utopian Realism', 8 February - 14 March 2019, Peacock Visual Arts [online], Aberdeen. Available from: https://peacockvisualar...anovic-utopian-realism/

This essay accompanies the first solo exhibition in Scotland by Mladen Miljanovic, a post-conceptual video and performance artist based in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The exhibition can be read, in one way, as a mini-retrospective; starting w... Read More

Positive geographies: contemporary art from Aberdeen. [Exhibition] (2018)
Exhibition / Performance
Positive geographies: contemporary art from Aberdeen. Exhibition held on 8-18 June 2018, Look Again Festival, Aberdeen.

An exhibition of contemporary art by Jessica Barrie, Paula Buškevica, Donald Butler, Mary Gordon, Alexandra McGregor and Svetlana Panova, curated by Jon Blackwood.

Captured state: new art from Macedonia. [Exhibition] (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Captured state: new art from Macedonia. Exhibition held on 7 October - 30 November 2017, Summerhall, Edinburgh.

An exhibition of Macedonia artists Ephemerki (Jasna Dimitrovska and Dragana Zarevska), Verica Kovacevska, OPA (Slobadanka Stevceska and Denis Saraginovski), Igor Toshevski and Bojan Ivanov, curated by Jon Blackwood.

Impact without impact. Discussion recorded on 24 June 2017, Fusilier Museum, Bury. (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Impact without impact. Discussion recorded on 24 June 2017, Fusilier Museum, Bury.

Helmut Lemke facilitates a discussion with Ruth Levene, Kerry Morrison and Chris Fremantle about environmental art. This discussion forms part of the publications associated with Helmut Lemke's exhibition and residency at the Bury Art Museum, in a pr... Read More

Archipelago: new work by three Scottish artists. [Exhibition] (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Archipelago: new work by three Scottish artists. Exhibition held on 21 January - 17 March 2017, Summerhall, Edinburgh.

An exhibition of contemporary art by David Blyth, Alan Grieve and Derrick Guild, curated by Jon Blackwood.

Imaginarium: contemporary video art from Macedonia. [Exhibition] (2016)
Exhibition / Performance
Imaginarium: contemporary video art from Macedonia. Exhibition held on 4-18 November 2016, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen.

Video art in the Republic of Macedonia began to be made in second half of the 1980s. In this late period of the former Yugoslavia, video was experimental in nature and came about largely through collaboration with state television. In these years, vi... Read More

LAGI Glasgow. [Exhibition] (2016)
Exhibition / Performance
LAGI Glasgow. Exhibition held on 9 June - 29 July 2016, The Lighthouse, Glasgow.

LAGI Glasgow was an exhibition, held 9 June - 29 July 2016, The Lighthouse, Glasgow. It demonstrated the potential for artists, designers and architects to contribute to renewable energy infrastructure and integrate it into a place-making approach. T... Read More

Ecoartscotland library / The Caledonian everyday. (2015)
Exhibition / Performance
FREMANTLE, C. 2015. Ecoartscotland library / The Caledonian everyday. Installation and seminar series held during the exhibition Sylva Caledonia, 4 April - 22 May 2015, Summerhall, Edinburgh.

The Sylva Caledonia exhibition was held on 4 April - 22 May 2015, Summerhall, Edinburgh, and formed part of the 2015 Edinburgh International Science Festival. Among other works, the exhibtion featured 'The Ecoartscotland Library' by Chris Fremantle -... Read More

Back to the things themselves. [Exhibition] (2012)
Exhibition / Performance
Back to the things themselves. Exhibition held on 20 April - 7 May 2012, The Briggait, Glasgow.

Lesley Punton and Judy Spark share a concern in their attempts to bridge a certain sort of gap; that of the difference between the physical experience of specific varieties of natural phenomena or places, and their articulation in human terms. Both f... Read More

Hurricane Lamb at Duff House. [Exhibition] (2011)
Exhibition / Performance
Hurricane Lamb at Duff House. Exhibition held on 9 July - 31 October 2011, Duff House, Banff.

This is the foreword from the exhibition catalogue, edited by Michael Agnew. The artists and writers within this group were selected because of their connection to books, texts, apocrypha, description and illusion. Common goals to story tell and buil... Read More

The Hungary series. [Exhibition] (2009)
Exhibition / Performance
The Hungary series. Exhibition held on 19 September - 15 November 2009, Esterhazy Palace, Gyor.

The Hungary Series was a series of 45 digital prints that were exhibited at 'The Masters of Graphic Arts', part of the 10th International Drawing and Graphic Biennale, 19 September - 15 November 2009, Esterhazy Palace (Municipal Museum of Art), Gyor,... Read More

Paintings 07-08. [Exhibition] (2008)
Exhibition / Performance
Paintings 07-08. Exhibition held on 1 June - 31 July 2008, Panter and Hall Gallery, London.

This work was invited by the Panter and Hall Gallery for a solo exhibition, held from June to July 2008.

Visual ecologies of remote cultures. [Exhibition] (2007)
Exhibition / Performance
Visual ecologies of remote cultures. Exhibition held on 1-31 May 2007, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.

This set of paintings were exhibited both as part of the '100 Years of Scottish Painting' exhibition, February 2007, Panter and Hall Gallery, London, and also as a solo exhibition held in May 2007 at the Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.

Rhetoric works and vanity works and other works. [Exhibition] (2006)
Exhibition / Performance
Rhetoric works and vanity works and other works. Exhibition held on 8 October - 12 November 2006, Newhailes House, Musselburgh.

Rhetoric Works & Vanity Works & Other Works was the first visual art commission for the National Collecting Scheme for Scotland. The project that considers the conventions and motivations of collecting and our relationship with objects. By siting the... Read More

The overlooked. [Exhibition] (2006)
Exhibition / Performance
The overlooked. Exhibition held on 1-30 September 2006, Atelier am Eck, Düsseldorf.

This set of fifteen paintings and drawings were the result of a residency at Gast Atelier Salzmannbau, Düsseldorf. The work looks at a sense of presence in architectural space. The work was part of a two-person exhibition in September 2006, held at A... Read More

Think thingamajig and other things. [Exhibition] (2003)
Exhibition / Performance
Think thingamajig and other things. Exhibition held on 19 April - 15 June 2003, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus.

Think Thingamajig and Other Things was commissioned as a solo exhibition by Kunsthaus Glarus. The exhibition consisted of three sculptural motifs - a ceramic cube with a pink and black pattern, a large pyramid with a cut out face and a sculptural spe... Read More