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CABN’s first PechaKucha Night of 2018 is taking place on Thursday 21st June, and to celebrate Scotland’s national  Year of Young People, there will be inspiring presentations from new graduates and young creatives including Catrina Barquist and Annie Mulvey.

This is a great networking opportunity and the bar will be open!

We will shortly be uploading information about our presenters, so keep an eye on this page!

To RSVP for this event, contact CABN cabn@liveborders1.org.uk or call 01750 726400 or text Mary on 07789 944993

 

Event image:  Emily Conning, PechaKucha Night Galashiels Vol 4

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Featured Presentation

"You can see how there is an emotional tie to the land and for a lot of people the idea of having a much more solid border going through their landscape was quite a horrific thought."

In The Debatable Lands from PechaKucha Night Galashiels Vol. 5, Zoe Childerley discusses The Debatable Lands of the Anglo-Scots border through photography and mapping based on her artist-in-residency at VARC in Northumberland in 2016.

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Paper landscapes: Historic Maps of the Borders

BY CHRIS FLEET
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 18, 2017

Map curator Chris Fleet, National Library of Scotland will take us through time and space with the wonderful collection of maps of the Scottish Borders in its collection.

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Th’ Fleety Wud

BY ALEC FINLAY
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 18, 2017

Artist Alec Finlay talks about Th' Fleety Wud/The Flooding Wood - a commission for the Scottish Borders Heritage Festival - a work of place-awareness and linguistic archaeology mapping the catchment of the Rivert Teviot, Hawick.

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River Ways and Land Uses

BY KATE FOSTER
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 18, 2017

Kate Foster talks about her map of the Riverways which presents the Borders dominated by its waterways rather than its towns.

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Remembered Land

BY CLARE MONEY
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 18, 2017

Clare Money will talk about her work using old maps to reimagine the now defunct Riccarton railway junction, and its lost infrastructure.

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Mapping the Borders – Charting Change

BY INGE PANNEELS
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 18, 2017

Inge Panneels gives an overview of artists who ‘map the borders’. 

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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.

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Creative Relationships: they dreamed, they could, they did

BY ELLIE ZEEGEN AND JANET COULSON
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 31, 2016

Ellie Zeegen and Janet Coulson tell us about how they met, accidentally moved to within 10 minutes of each other and started a theatre company.

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Stowed Out Festival

BY CHRIS WEMYSS
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Stowed Out is a small music festival held every year in the small Borders village of Stow.  This is the story of how it came about by Chris Wemyss.

 

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The Debatable Lands


"You can see how there is an emotional tie to the land and for a lot of people the idea of having a much more solid border going through their landscape was quite a horrific thought."
In 
The Debatable Lands from PechaKucha Night Galashiels Vol. 5, Zoe Childerley discusses The Debatable Lands of the Anglo-Scots border through photography and mapping based on her artist-in-residency at VARC in Northumberland in 2016.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Tom Swift

    I am a filmmaker based in the Scottish Borders and working all over Scotland. Whether it is music videos or documentaries I am fascinated by the stories of the amazing people that I work with.

  • Felicity Bristow

    I studied Architecture at Edinburgh College of Art (1993 – 1999), and qualified as an Architect in 2001 practicing in Edinburgh until 2008 and teaching at Edinburgh College of Art (2003 – 2007). In 2008, I started at ECA on the Part-time BA (Combined) Degree course in Art & Design and in 2015 transferred to the full-time 1 Year Masters in Contemporary Art Practice (due to complete in August 2016). I work part-time for the Creative Arts Business Network (CABN) in the Scottish Borders as their Social Media & Web Assistant, while developing my own work in my studio at home in the Scottish Borders.

  • Mary Morrison

    I am an artist based in the Scottish Borders. I share a studio in an old textile mill with 12 other artists. I also work part time for Live Borders managing the Creative Arts Business Network (CABN) which supports professional creatives and organisations in the region. We provide advice and support, run events and develop opportunities for artists of all artforms including local and international residencies and creative labs.