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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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The Debatable Lands

BY ZOE CHILDERLEY
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 18, 2017

"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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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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Thoughts and Doodles of an Undiscovered Genius

BY GILES ETHERINGTON
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Giles Etherington talks about all the choices that he has made throughout the course of his life and how it has influenced his design and branding work.

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In Atween – The Place To Be

BY JULES HORNE
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Jules Horne talks us through her one woman plays, short stories and other writing.

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Teaching and Learning: Tales from the Print Room

BY GRACE SMITH
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Grace Smith tells us about her work in the print department of Heriot Watt, her masters in textile research and her red boiler suit.

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