Taigh Chearsabhagh

Museum & Arts Centre


Archived Events


Open Reading Group:

Place and Exile: Material Culture and Indigenous Appropriation Within a Scottish Island Context

Free. Booking essential.

As part of our film screening of artist Duncan Campbell’s It for Others, we invite you to join a new and open reading group which will draw comparisons between Campbell’s film and a Scottish island context. This group is open to everyone. There was a initial meeting at Atlas Arts for the Skye screening of It for Others (27 March), and another in Taigh Chearsabhagh, for the North Uist screening (3 April)

The texts read by the group will stimulate discussion land use and migration within the area, while also mirroring the implicit criticism within It for Others of further globalisation and historical exploitation of ‘the Other’ from western society. Texts are suggested for the first meeting, and the group will set texts for the following meeting.

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Film: Duncan Campbell's It for Others

For Where I Am, Taigh Chearsabhagh and ATLAS Arts host a pan-island screening of Duncan Campbell’s Turner Prizewinning work It For Others (2013).

This moving image work explores issues of cultural imperialism and commodity in a complex layering of archival material, modern day commodities, and a performance made in collaboration with the Michael Clark Dance Company. The artist created this work in response to French filmmakers Chris Marker and Alain Resnais’ essay film Les Statues meurent aussi (Statues also Die) from 1953.

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Screening at Taigh Chearsabhagh

Duncan Campbell’s It For Others

Friday 3 April, 7.30pm, Gallery One, Taigh Chearsabhagh, North Uist

Free but booking is essential

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Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre is a place where people can meet, share ideas, learn new skills and experience cultural interpretation that is imaginative and stimulating. The island location and environment are key factors in making this aim come to life.

Image credit: Lighthouse created by Daniele Catalanotto

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