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Past Galashiels Event: VOL 2

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Bringing The Outside In

BY BRONAGH O'KANE
@ VOL 2 ON APR 20, 2016

“Nature is a massive role in our business.”

In "Bringing the Outside In", from PechaKucha Night Galashiels Vol.2, Bronagh O'Kane shares her journey to the making of her print company, "Orwell and Goode". She talks about how the company came into being, and what informs their work. She believes that nature can attach to our emotional connection which influences her business. Her business won an award at Top Drawer for Best New Product! 

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150 Years of Robert Smail's Printworks

BY GEN HARRISON
@ VOL 2 ON APR 20, 2016

Gen Harrison takes us through the history of Robert Smail's printworks over the last 150 years.

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What's for you, won't go past you

BY JASON BAXTER
@ VOL 2 ON APR 20, 2016

Landscape photographer Jason Baxter talks about the choices that life gives you and how to embrace them.  As well as the odd photo.

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Dancing Dreams: 25 Years at The Studio on the Green

BY JENNA AGATE
@ VOL 2 ON APR 20, 2016

Jenna talks us through some of the amny varied and imaginative dance projects that she has been a part of over the last 25 years.

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Corridors of Uncertainty: Art in Sport, Sport in Art

BY THOMAS CLARK
@ VOL 2 ON APR 20, 2016

Selkirk football clubs poet in residence, Thomas Clark, talks about the benefits of combining art and sport.

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Spoons

BY LISE BRATTON AND GRAEME MURRAY
@ VOL 2 ON APR 20, 2016

Graeme talks about the history of rural spoon making in southern Japanee villages, Lise talks about the Djemaa El Fna square in Marrakech, and they relate these very different cultures to their own woodwork practices.

Thomas Clark
poet, writer and freelance journalist in Galashiels
J.A. Conkie
illustrator and jeweller in Galashiels
Mrs Orwell and Mrs Goode
design, interiors, accessories in Galashiels
Lise Bratton and Graeme Murray
designer/makers in Galashiels
Jason Baxter
photographer and aspiring filmmaker in Galashiels
Jenna Agate
Artistic Director, The Studio on the Green in Galashiels
Gen Harrison
Property Manager/Compositor, National Trust for Scotland in Galashiels