For NEO NEO // Extreme Past, ATLAS was delighted to be able to offer a mentoring opportunity for recent graduates and final year students from Scottish art schools. The Neo Neo Associates were given the opportunity to work closely with the curators to develop a public event in response to the artists’ work as well as mediate and care for the exhibition.
In response to the brief, to devise a public closing event for the exhibition, the Neo Neo Associates devised Salted Findings. Comprising a programme of afternoon occurrences, including The Midden at the Modern – an invitation to picnic and collectively create a nouveau midden, a temporary sculpture of waste; a talk and demonstration by Fiona Morris, a local forager and medical herbalist who discussed a series of common but long forgotten botanicals found in urban spaces; Salted Remains, an artist video screening event which brought together the work of recent graduates Christopher MacInness, Clara Hastrop, Geri Smell and Aideen Doran in a new context.
As part of the closing event, the associates also produced a free take away riso-printed publication for visitors. A digital copy is available below.
Image credit: Kieran Milne, 2016.
Published on 22 September 2016
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NEO NEO // Extreme Past
NEO NEO // Extreme Past, was an offsite ATLAS project. An exhibition featuring artists In the Shadow of the Hand, Niall Macdonald, Sophie Morrish, Bobby Niven and Hanna Tuulikki, the project built on a curatorial relationship between Emma Nicolson, ATLAS director, and artist/curator Gayle Meikle.