Artist Uncovered: Gill Tyson 13/05/2014

An insight into the work and practices of award-winning printmaker Gill Tyson, as she sketches outdoors and prepares to create a print at Edinburgh Printmakers Studio.

Artist Uncovered: Oliver Reed 09/05/2014

An insight into the multitude of inspirations behind Oliver Reed’s work as we watch him furiously splatter paint, scrape, scratch and pound the surface of a magnificent landscape painting.

Fragments of A Love Story

Fragments of A Love Story 29/10/2013

At the turn of the 20th century, Sana Bilgrami’s great-grandfather travelled to Edinburgh from India to study medicine. A hundred years later, coincidentally living in Edinburgh herself, the filmmaker pieces together fragments of memory and archive to invoke a forgotten story of love and sorrow. (8mm and HDV, 15 mins) Screened at ‘Migrations Stories: Pakistan’ exhibition, 2011 to 2012, Scottish National Portrait Gallery; ‘Migrant-egrations’ 2013 touring exhibition, Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad, Pakistan; ‘Second Sight’ Film Lounge 2013, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh; ‘Immigration Stories from Scotland…


Copyright 27/10/2013

A film about the complexities of copyright in today’s digital world of books, music and films. With a glimpse into the early beginnings of copyright, the film weaves together a range of arguments on the implications of copyright today. Featuring interviews with Pat Kane, Vic Galloway and Alan Bisset amongst other artists, musicians, literary editors, academics and legal experts. (HDV, 50 mins)

Suicide Watch (Visit Dungavel, Monster of the Glen)

Suicide Watch (Visit Dungavel, Monster of the Glen) 13/09/2013

Imagine escaping persecution in your own country, running for safety – then when you think you can breathe freely, you and your children are locked up without trial. A provocative mix of animation, drama, testimony, music, puppets and Guerilla satire, ‘Visit Dungavel’ is a shocking, funny, informative and moving series of short films about Detention. ‘Suicide Watch’, directed, filmed and edited by Sana Bilgrami, is a 3-minute film about the high suicide-rate in refugee detention centres. You can view this film…

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