Duilich, chan eil seo ri fhaighinn ach sa Bheurla an-dràsta.
On the first of the weekend sessions, Emmie began the day with a mono-printing workshop. The group quickly took to etching and impressing their own mono-prints inspired by a collection of photographs, images and pictures calling back to previous parts of the program, coming full circle.
Artist Sara Oussaiden (and member of the SoPF) kindly shared her project ‘From Inside’, an eclectic collection of artwork, crafting, photography and zines rooted in raising awareness of mental health.
There was also discussion around a curatorial opportunity with Talbot Rice, as the group discussed what an archive was, is and should be, deliberating on submission representative of themselves and Skye
Agroecologist Dr. Iain MacKinnon, based in Sleat, joined us on Sunday as he delivered a talk and invited comment at Talla Bhreacais. Iain spoke of local issues regarding land use, indigenous knowledge, framing the history of colonialism and defining imperialism in relation to its geographical context.
This was followed by a site visit just outside Broadford, to An Sithean near Beinn na Caillich, where Iain continued to discuss his personal history with the Isle, the heritage of a place and how this is embedded within communities.