Children play around David Harding sculpture in Glenrothes

DATE: SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 6:30PM · ADMISSION £5*
VENUE: Room 5.21 (Boardroom), Evolution House, 78 West Port, EH1 2LE

FILM SCREENING

Concrete Safari (dir. Carolyn Scott + Andy Sim)

Glenrothes was founded 1948, largely to serve the coal industry, and it is Scotland’s second post-war new town. In 2018 Carolyn Scott and Andy Sim were commissioned to make this short documentary about the influential artworks of David Harding as Glenrothes Town Artist.

CONVERSATION

Glenrothes, Concrete and Community: Andrew Demetrius in conversation with David Harding

David Harding’s practice as Town Artist in Glenrothes from 1968-78 has been documented by Andrew Demetrius who is a curator and PhD researcher at St Andrews University. Discussion will examine how Harding’s work was shaped by the environment and community in which he lived, and reflect upon the creation and legacy of town art in Glenrothes.

* Wine reception after the event

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