The online show featuring exhibits from the fine art and fine art textile students opens on Friday 11 June at 6pm and is on public display until Friday 9 July 2021.
In a recent University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute seminar, Dr Antonia Thomas explored the theme of Art & Archaeology as interdisciplinary creative research and practice……..
“Sharing stories is part of the lived experience of communities, past, present, and future.” Professor Donna Heddle
It is a period of stability and change, explained Martin Carruthers, it is generational with its rhythms and routines.
A huge prehistoric quernstone is the latest evidence of an Early Neolithic settlement on the outskirts of Kirkwall, Orkney.
The viking grave at Gurness, Mainland, Orkney located where it is now perched perilously close to the edge of the coastline is, remarks Christina Lee, a special link between the old and the new – between the sea and the land.
Over a period of 1,000 years the community which grew up within and around the Scatness Broch in Shetland modified and developed the structures there.
‘When all is said and done, life is first and foremost about salt fish.’ Halldor Laxness, Salka Valda (1931)
The fifth International St Magnus conference hosted by the University of the Highlands and Islands Institute for Northern Studies will take place online from Wednesday 14 April.
The Herring Lassies of Scotland were a ‘threat’ to the norms of the day where women were expected to be quiet, work in the home and certainly not travel about. They ‘took the power to themselves’ explained Professor Heddle and ‘chose a voice for themselves’.