Seeing Things

Seeing Things Volunteers go to Rochdale to see Tall Tales

On Saturday, a small group of volunteers and group members from the Seeing Things group got the opportunity to attend the Tall Tales exhibition currently on at Touchstones Gallery in Rochdale. The exhibition is a touring exhibition, curated by Elizabeth and Helen Wewiora, and contains a fantastic selection of works by contemporary women artists whose […]

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Seeing Things Review of Trips at Glasgow International

The Seeing Things group had a great series at trips seeing just some of the shows by fantastic women artists that were on as part of Glasgow International Festival in April. We went to shows, had workshops and tours at galleries and venues across the city including Tramway; Centre for Contemporary Art; Glasgow School of […]

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Seeing Things give their views of their trip to the Turner Prize

Two weeks ago GWL’s Seeing Things group visited the Turner Prize, Britain’s most high profile annual contemporary art prize currently on show at Glasgow Tramway. Sometimes controversial, the prize provokes the most visible debates about contemporary art practice in Britain, so it was a real treat for Seeing Things to be able to go! This […]

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Seeing Things visit to Edinburgh Book Festival, Ghada Karmi & Kate Tempest

This is Seeing Things group member, Louisina Currie’s, first forray into the world of blogging! Here she writes about her trip to Edinburgh Book Festival in August of this year…   On the 19th August as part of Seeing Things group we had tickets for the Edinburgh Book Festival and it was a double bill which […]

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Seeing Things Best of 2015 (so far!)

For the last two years the Seeing Things group has been going to see art exhibitions; book launches and readings; artists talks and other performances in Glasgow and further afield. Here some of the group have picked out their highlights of 2015 so far…     Mary-Alice on her trip to Edinburgh Book Festival events […]

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Seeing Things trip to Joan Eardley at Clydebank Museum

Today GWL’s Seeing Things group went to the Joan Eardley exhibition at Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery. It’s a fantastic exhibition, and we really recommend people try and pop in and see it. It’s such a rare treat to see a lot of her work hanging together. We had a fantastic tour, and found out […]

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Loving The Alien?

Alien (18) Saturday 6th December 2014 at Glasgow Women’s Library A screening of the classic film which features the iconic character of Ellen Ripley, followed by a discussion of Ripley and feminist claims for the film with a panel including Professor of Feminist Media Studies Karen Boyle, and author Kirsty Logan.   I had not […]

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Seeing Things: GOMA Generation Exhibition

Generation is a series of exhibitions of 25 years of Scottish contemporary art. The exhibitions are being shown across Scotland between March and November 2014, and we went to see the ones being displayed at the Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art as part of the Seeing Things project.

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Seeing Things trip to CCA ‘Speaking in Tongues Exhibition’

Lee, a member of the Seeing Things group, reviews the Speaking in Tongues exhibition held recently at the CCA. Her blog, which contains lots of other writings, can be found here: speaking in tongues. I first found the Glasgow Women’s Library by way of an intriguing sign pointing down a city centre alleyway on […]

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Seeing Things trip to the People’s Palace

Linda, a member of the Seeing Things group, writes about the visit to the People’s Palace. After coming into the People’s Palace we were greeted by two members of staff who gave information and leaflets. We first visited Floor Two which housed “Visions of the City”.  This included various items depicting important protests over the […]

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