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Black and white photograph showing Joanna Mackinnon shaking hands as she is presented Plunket medal by Lady Plunket in Dunedin in August 1909

Current Project: Women of Skye

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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Black and white photograph showing Joanna Mackinnon shaking hands as she is presented Plunket medal by Lady Plunket in Dunedin in August 1909

Women of Skye

To mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, 1918, which gave many women the right to vote, ATLAS Arts will hold a series of events over the coming year. Some of these will focus on addressing the gender imbalance on Wikipedia by hosting 'edit-a-thons', with the specific aim to create articles for women of Skye who have been overlooked, as well as improving existing content for those who already feature.

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Event

Women of Skye | Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Did you know that as of September 2018 less than 18% of all English Wikipedia biographies are about women? Or that Scotland and Skye are underrepresented in Wikipedia? Help us change this! Join us on the 19th and 20th October for a Wiki edit-a-thon where we will take a closer look at women of Skye,…

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Audience with their backs to the camera watching Caroline Bergvall and Peyee Chen at microphones performing. The light is low on a grey sky.

Ragadawn (An t-Eilean Sgitheanach, 57.5º T) | Caroline Bergvall

Ragadawn is a sunrise vocal performance to be performed outdoors from the last hours of night until the very early morning. A multisensory composition for two voices (spoken and sung), multiple languages and electronic frequencies to accompany and celebrate the rising of day.

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Arial view of Brothers' Point in Skye showing what is thought to be a quern stone quarry through circles cut out of the rock.

Contemporary Memorial // Staffin Community Trust

ATLAS Arts is working with the Staffin Community Trust (Urras An Taobh Sear) to produce a series of pilot commissions with a view to creating a contemporary memorial to acknowledge the nineteenth-century crofters’ land struggle in the Staffin area. A central aim of the commissions is for the artists to contribute to the awareness and understanding of the local community of the potentially positive impacts and benefits of a commissioned public artwork/contemporary memorial.

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Lights Camera Action…what you can do with a mobile phone

Mobile Phone Filmmaking Workshop with Robin Haig Saturday 16 June 2018 A very enthusiastic group of individuals signed up for our filmmaking workshop with Dornie-based award-winning filmmaker Robin Haig at Dunvegan Castle with their mobile phone in hand, expectant and ready to learn new technical possibilities. The morning started with Robin giving an introduction to her…

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Selection of postcards screenp printed by David Lemm. They are pale blue with black designs showing the ascent of Sgurr Alasdair.

ATLAS Editions

ATLAS Editions is a range of bespoke, limited edition multiples commissioned by ATLAS Arts. ATLAS has worked with artists to produce artworks that include: Parian vases, colouring books, maps of Skye and Portree, screen printed postcards, and photographic prints.

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