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Photograph showing the great procession and women's demonstration along Princes Street in Edinburgh in 1909

Current Project: Women of Skye

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

Current Project: ATLAS Editions

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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Photograph showing the great procession and women's demonstration along Princes Street in Edinburgh in 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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Arial view of Brothers' Point in Skye showing what is thought to be a quern stone quarry through circles cut out of the rock.

Henry Castle and Lateral North present ideas for a Crofters’ Memorial for Staffin

Henry Castle and Tom Smith (of Lateral North) have been exploring the history and significance of the crofters' uprisings which took place across twenty-three townships in the area over the past year. From conversations with local crofters, academics, studying archival documents, and visiting sites of significance, both have built on their initial ideas and are keen to invite discussion around their proposals.

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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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Event

SCREEN-IT // AITHRISEACH

ATLAS Arts is hosting a monthly archive film and discussion programme; Aithriseach (Documentary) at Home Farm Nursing Home and Budhmor House in Portree for the residents, their relatives and day visitors including those from other nursing homes in the area. The selected films are sourced from the Moving Image Archive at the National Library of…

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Looking out at Bayfield towards the oyster table with water surrounding it.

CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones | Cooking Sections

Commissioned by ATLAS Arts, CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones looks at forms of eating that address environmental regeneration through the promotion of ingredients that proactively respond to the new ecological challenges of the Scottish waters.

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Will Maclean's silver fish slice showing the motif of a herring and the name of the boat he worked on -The Misty Isle

Misty Isle Fish Slice | Will Maclean

ATLAS Arts commissioned Will Maclean to create a limited edition artwork inspired by his personal connection to the Isle of Skye. Maclean's school holidays were spent with his grandparents in Kyelakin after his parents moved to Inverness when he was three. This silver fish slice evokes his memories of the Misty Isle herring boat which…

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