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Beth Shapeero and Alys Owen talk about their common show The Clinic, a multi-sensory and interactive exhibition exploring pseudo-sciences and the diverse ideas that surround them.

Beth Shapeero (b. 1985 in Nottingham, England) works in expanded painting and engagement. She was one of the founding members of Backlit Gallery and Studios, Nottingham, England, following her BA (Hons) at Nottingham Trent University, England.  Relocating to Glasgow, Scotland in 2011 she took part in the inaugural year of the Mlitt Fine Art Practice at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland. 

Alys Owen (b. 1981 in Pwllheli, Wales) gained her MLitt in Fine Art Practice Sculpture from the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland in 2012. She has exhibited in the UK and internationally including Spain, Cyprus, Croatia and Serbia.

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Juice Clinic

BY 曾宣靈HSUAN LING TSENG
IN TAIPEI

Originally a doctor, Mr. Tseng chats about how his inspiration for returning to Tainan to open a fruit juice business came from his experience of eating strawberry yoghurt as an exchange student in the US. He also recounts stories from his solo journey, how through trial and error he discovered how to make mouth-watering yet healthy juices, and how by combining designs he made his label unique.

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DeviantArt – online art gallery and community

BY MARCO GIORDANO
@ VOL 27 ON APR 12, 2016

Marco Giordano (b. 1988 in Turin, Italy) lives and works in Glasgow. In this presentation he speaks about deviantART, an online community for amateur artists. It is one of the biggest social networks at the moment, dealing with fine art in various categories like painting, drawing, photography and filmmaking.

 

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The Vegetable Store

BY ERICA EYRES
@ VOL 27 ON APR 12, 2016

Erica Eyres lives and works in Glasgow.
Eyres graduated with a MFA from Glasgow School of Art in 2004. She has had solo exhibitions at CCA, Glasgow and the Kunsthaus, Erfurt, with selected group exhibitions including PS1, New York; Plug In ICA, Winnipeg; and The Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland. 

In this presentation Erica speaks about her project The Vegetable Store at Fireworks Studio, a pottery shop that was turned into a ceramic fruit and vegetable store.

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Display Mechanisms

BY SAM VENABLES
@ VOL 27 ON APR 12, 2016

Sam Venables talks about Liverpool, shopping centres and how her role as a visual merchendiser influenced her practise as an artist. Venables lives and works in Glasgow. Her interests include but not limited to: Display mechanisms, Methods of presentation and Signwriting.

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Here, Just Now

BY DEUCE DEUCE
@ VOL 27 ON APR 12, 2016

Deuce Deuce is a nomadic curatorial collaboration between Elizabeth Murphy and Amy Jones, occupying retail and exhibition formats to explore the cross-over between art, apparel and the absorption of sub-culture into the mainstream. 

Deuce Deuce is keen to support emerging practise, often working with recent graduates giving them their first commissioning opportunity. For HERE we have merged this ethos to include more established practises, giving these artists a space to explore an alternate aspect to there making. Having a print basis in the practise is not a pre-requisite for us when approaching practitioners, we know this project is unusual so we work closely with the selected artists to adapt and develop ideas for production.

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The Rookery

BY GORDON DOUGLAS
@ VOL 27 ON APR 12, 2016

Gordon Douglas is a performer, collaborator and curator living and working in Glasgow. He graduated from the Environmental Art department at Glasgow School of Art in 2013, and served on the Transmission committee from 2013-15. He is invested in developing social models of co-inhabitance, friendship and organisation by instigating working dynamics with various practitioners. Research partners have included artists, educators, fanfiction writers, jewellers, journalists, musicians, philosophers, and programmers amongst others.

This is a performance by Gordon Douglas and his friend Goose, a hand puppet.

 

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Artist and Filmmaker Don Levy

BY ALEXANDER STOREY GORDON
@ VOL 27 ON APR 12, 2016

Alexander Storey Gordon is a curator, artist and writer currently based in Fife and Glasgow. Sitting productively between these roles Storey Gordon curates and makes film, text, performances and events that focus on how the relationship between our bodies, our built environment, and others is mediated through contemporary art, film and literature. In his curatorial, art and written work this is achieved through a rigorous experimentation with the structures, codes, and conventions that govern and channel our reading of experience, time and event.

For GI Pecha Kucha, Storey Gordon will give a presentation on the artist and filmmaker Don Levy and the exhibition Don Levy: Time Regained, presented by Storey Gordon at SWG3 as part of GI 2016. Touching on wider themes of time, edit and the problem of the archive, the presentation will collage together different materials from exhibition research.

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The Maribor Uprisings: An Interactive Documentary

BY MILO GUILLEN
@ VOL 25 ON JUL 13, 2017

Milton Guillen shares the story of his new interactive documentary "The Maribor Uprisings"; on July 13th 2017 at Volume 25 of Pecha Kucha Night Waterville.

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Crazy vs Courageous

BY JENNIFER LUDWIG
@ VOL 29 ON AUG 19, 2016

Jennie Ludwig is a licensed clinical counselor and has been working in the mental health field for the last 12 years.  She currently works at Connections, a behavioral health agency in northeast ohio, as a director of clinical services.  Jennie is passionate about wanting to help others understand and recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness.