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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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ATLAS Arts makes international appointments in Research and Development Year

We are excited to embark on a new approach to developing our future with two figures from the international arts scene taking up positions at ATLAS in a year devoted to research and development. Norman Gillies, Chairman of the ATLAS board, explained: “We want to take this opportunity to build on the local, national and…

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Sandy beach with five sandcastles in the foreground with the white moulds used to make them sitting alongside. Two people and a dog walk along the shoreline in the background.

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

Red Lines | Evan Roth

Red Lines is a pioneering new project by Evan Roth which involves a network of mesmerising video landscapes streamed free to your home or workplace. ATLAS Arts has partnered with Artangel to bring this project to Skye, installing the Red Lines in the ATLAS office, which overlooks the harbour in Portree.

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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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Alon and Daniel of Cooking Section standing on top of the oyster table in Bayfield.

CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones recognised for its innovation and artistic excellence

We are thrilled to share that CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones an ATLAS Arts commission by artist duo Cooking Sections has been shortlisted as one of ten projects across the globe for the prestigious Visible Award and has been recognised with an Innovation  Award (Highly Commended) by the Nature of Scotland Awards. The Nature of Scotland Innovation…

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