Case Studies

Young Critics: Case Studies and Reflection

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Young Critics Feedback: Tall Tales

Tall Tales Feedback As the Young Critics project comes to an end, the young women have been reflecting on the experiences they’ve had during their time with us, including their big trip to London. In April, six of the Young Critics traveled there to see the launch of Tall Tales, a touring exhibition featuring women […]

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Internship Reflection: April

With only two months left of her six month internship, our intern Jenna reflects on her time here at GWL…

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Jeanie’s student placement

Jeanie is studying an HND in Contemporary Art Practice and completed a 72 hour placement with us between January and April. Here are some of her reflections, photos, and beautiful drawings from her time at GWL.

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Film-maker Interview #5: Lucy Stewart

Lucy led on the film about Jacqueline Donachie’s work in Ripples on the Pond and shares with us here what it was like being a first time film-maker, meeting the artists and thinking about the challenges of being a “female artist”.

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Film-maker Interview #4: Jenny Kelly

Jenny has volunteered with us since 2012 and has written many book reviews and blog posts of her own already. Today she tells us about what she learnt from making the films about the Ripples on the Pond artists.

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Film-maker Interview #3: Una McBurney

Interview conducted by Camilla Nordgren, an MA student of Contemporary Arts who is on placement at GWL until May 2016. Camilla: What drew you into the Library? Una: I first got involved with the Library’s Young Critics group because I was looking for something creative to do outside of university. I found the whole concept of […]

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Film-maker Interview #2: Louisina Currie

Meet Louisina, one of our volunteers, who joined the Ripples on the Pond filming group with no prior experience of interviewing, filming, or editing, but who is always looking for something new to learn and discover.

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Film-maker Interview #1: Morgan Fraser

Extracts from a conversation between Camilla, a student in Modern and Contemporary Art MSc on placement with us, and Morgan, the volunteer who led on the production of the short film about Helen de Main’s work for 21 Revolutions.

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Sarah Ann

Sarah volunteered with us for a few months on the Spring and Summer 2015 before moving to London to study. She helped to develop our collection of fiction for young women and to document the stories of women from Clydebank and Dumbarton.

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