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Red Lines, Evan Roth (2018). An Artangel commission. Photograph Matthew Andrews.

Current Project: Red Lines | Evan Roth

ATLAS Arts is an award winning, pioneering producer and commissioner of contemporary art that creates connections between artists and audiences and responds to the unique qualities of this region, its landscape, its culture and its people.

Through their work ATLAS provides opportunities for artists to develop ambitious, often temporary, durational work in the public realm.

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PO Box 6318
Portree
Isle Of Skye
IV51 OAF

01478 611143

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First There is a Mountain | Katie Paterson

ATLAS Arts is one of twenty-five coastal arts organisations around the UK to feature First There is a Mountain by Katie Paterson. It involves the creation of a set of ‘buckets and spades’ in the form of world mountains, from which the public will build mountains of sand across the UK coastline and play out the world’s natural geography against a series of tidal times. Each pail is a scale model of five of earth’s mountains: Mount Kilimanjaro (Africa), Mount Shasta (N. America), Mount Fuji (Asia), Stromboli (Europe), and Uluru (Oceania), nested together in a set.

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Portree High School pupils working in pairs in the home economics classroom, with bowls filled with flour on the counter and seaweed rehydrating.

CLIMAVORE: Educate | Cooking Sections

CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones is a long-term project by ATLAS Arts and Cooking Sections (Daniel Fernández Pascual & Alon Schwabe), which began in 2016. Phase two of the project, CLIMAVORE: Educate, aims to build on the initial research conducted and the public programme to engage younger generations in a pilot education programme. The core of…

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Photo showing the swimming pool with children playing on an inflatable the same wavy shape as the pool. There are a lot of people standing around with unbrellas up. In the background the orange country house contrasts to the new silver dome next to the pool.

Edinburgh Art Festival 2019

Swimming pools and sound installations are the highlights of this year's EAF for ATLAS' producer, Shona Cameron. It took from 10.30am until 7.45pm to travel from Portree to the 2019 Edinburgh Art Festival. An epic journey but worth it to see a high-calibre selection of what the 16th edition of the festival had to offer.…

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Group of three stools outside with a seascape at dusk behind them.

Stools | Martin Campbell & Ewan Thomson

Skye-based craftsman Ewan Thomson was invited to work in collaboration with the Glasgow-based artist, Martin Campbell, as part of Campbell's residency at The Admiral’s House. Their brief was to create an ATLAS Edition that responded to their individual skills and their experiences of the environment whilst in Skye. Working in partnership over the last year Campbell…

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