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CATALOGUE: Time, the deer, is in the wood of Hallaig






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Online catalogue released for the exhibition on forests and social and environmental memory, supported by Landscape Surgery.

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I have just launched the full online catalogue for the exhibition ‘Time, the deer, is in the wood of Hallaig’:

It includes photographs of every item, and also sound pieces, slideshows, expanded exhibition texts, and visitor responses. A brief selection of the images follow below.

As per some of the comments on my previous post – I’m hoping to get enough interest and feedback to attract funding and a venue to tour it again, after I hand in my PhD – so please do share it if you possibly can, and/or write a response!


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Exhibition launch 6th June

Amy Cutler (Ph.D. candidate) talks about an exhibition supported by Landscape Surgery, which is launching with free drinks on Thursday night.

Write off the map

Tomorrow evening (Thursday 6th June) is the opening night of Time, the deer, is in the wood of Hallaig, the free exhibition I’ve put together on the theme of forests, memory, and social / environmental history, with specimens, prints, and small press / unique edition texts. Around 50 contributors are involved, including the Kew Musuem of Economic Botany, and it is taking place at St. John on Bethnal Green, a Grade 1 listed building designed by Sir John Soane.

Please do come along at 7.30pm if you’re interested – there will be free sparkling wine as long as it lasts (and then a bar), live music, and a book launch of Nostalgia Forest.

Rob St. John will be playing at 8pm.

Following on from The Douglas Firs, his most recent album, Weald (released on 12” LP in 2011) is drawn from the Saxon word for forest, later assimilated by…

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