Vagabond Flux

A mobile exhibition unit commissioned by the 'Nouveaux commanditaires', students of the Masters course CEAC ‘Visual Arts, Exhibition / Production strand’ at the University of Lille, France

Various locations, from 2014 and ongoingVagabond_Flux.html
Ed and Ellis in Schiedam

Political party Lijst 0 was established to enable citizens to voice social and human histories, to envisage the future town’s identity

Stedelijk Museum Schiedam and the streets of Schiedam, the Netherlands, 1998
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Shotgun Wedding

The 1707 Union between Scotland and England explored through material of varied cultural standing from several collections  

Collaboration in research stage with historian Christopher Whatley. Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, 2007Shotgun_Wedding.html
Differences Under the Skin

First in a series of video installations addressing personal subjects; here, the integration into Scotland of Tracy’s mother’s Italian family

Commissioned by CCA through the National Lottery. CCA, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland, 2001Differences_under_the_Skin.html
Seeing is Believing

Double screen slide projection, starting from Pete Souza's photo of Obama and Clinton watching the killing of bin Laden

Part of WHO TOLD YOU SO?! ♯2, Truth vs
Organisation, Onomatopee, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, 2012Seeing_is_Believing.html
Growth, Form and the Inevitability of Herself

Large scale video of the growth cycle of a garden with the human ageing process 

Commissioned by CCA Glasgow for Entente Cordiale Centenary, produced and presented by artconnexion. Centre d’Arts Plastiques et Visuels, Lille, France, 2004Growth_Form_and_the_Inevitability_of_Herself.html
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WAR AS EVER!

Conflict, looking and art; the relationship between the Van Kittensteyn album and the role of the media in representing war and violence. 

Nederlands Fotomuseum in collaboration with the Atlas Van Stolk, Rotterdam, 2012WAR_AS_EVER%21.html
The Museum of Loss and Renewal
Object Becomes Subject

Durational project exploring the role of art in issues around wellbeing, dying, material culture and memory.

Visual Research Centre, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, 2011. Ongoing partnership with The Highland Hospice  http://tmolar.org/object-becomes-subject.html
The Poem Pedlar

Out and about in St Andrews during StAnza, Scotland's Poetry Festival, The Poem Pedlar collected material for her blog

StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival, St Andrews, 2012 The_Poem_Pedlar.html
The Poem Pedlar’s Pearls

A curated exhibition of artists' books at the St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, in conjunction with The Poem Pedlar 

StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival, St Andrews, 2012 The_Poem_Pedlars_Pearls.html
On Growth, & Forms of Meaning

A publication produced in a designed environment while exploring ideas of visual thinking

Collaboration with The D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum, University of Dundee and Visual Research Centre, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, 2011On_Growth,_%26_Forms_of_Meaning.html
Life, Death and Beauty: The Invisible Talk Back - Fear, No Fear

Double screen projection developed on site in a discursive environment for production, presentation and reflection  

Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, 2009Life_Death_and_Beauty_The_InvisibleTalk_Back_Fear_No_Fear.html
Life, Death and Beauty: YOU MAKE ME

A visual narrative as a series of prints, applying key museum practices to explore aspects of human existence: desire, war, love, loss and beauty 
 
Sleeper, Edinburgh, 2010Life,_Death_and_Beauty__YOU_MAKE_ME.html
Life, Death and Beauty: Where Darwin Meets Courbet

A personal collection of art historical and contemporary reproductions about life, death and beauty, as a slide show

Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, 2009Life_Death_and_Beauty_Where_Darwin_Meets_Courbet.html
The Merchant’s House Garden

Historic riggs garden transformed to a public site; part of Kirkcaldy town centre long-term regeneration plan 
 
Commissioned by Fife Council in partnership with Fife Historic Buildings Trust and Scottish Enterprise Fife. Planting in collaboration with landscape architect John RichardsMerchants_House_Garden.html
Big City Small Talk

Text blanket reflecting visitors’ ideas and opinions about Birmingham developed in a purpose-built public drop-in studio 

part of ‘as it is’, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 2000
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The John & Yoko Drawings

Ongoing series of (wall) drawings addressing a range of social, political and cultural issues

Multiple venues and locations since 2000

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The Bremen Collection

A mobile clothing collection commenting on Bremen’s trade history, multiethnic present and contemporary industry

Part of No Man is an Island, a series of city-based projects. Various city locations and Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany, 2003The_Bremen_Collection.html
Ed and Ellis in Ever Ever Land

Focussing on Scottish identity timed with the opening of the Scottish Parliament and presenting new video work on Italian assimilation into Scottish society

Commissioned by CCA through the National Lottery. CCA, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland, 2001Ed_and_Ellis_in_Ever_Ever_Land.html
Ed and Ellis in Tokyo

Invited to look at P3's role in relation to the changing needs of its audience, individual experiences of belonging, attachment and memory were shared  

P3 Art and Environment, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Contemporary Art, Nadiff Gallery and the streets of Tokyo, Japan, 1998Ed_and_Ellis_in_Tokyo.html
I Put My Name on Everything

A collective staff portrait from conversations on the ideal work environment, professional relationships and the balance between private and working lives

Commissioned by Visual Art Projects on behalf of the Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, 1998I_Put_my_Name_on_Everything.html
WAR IS OVER!

Against a backdrop of '70s art campaigning, responses to contemporary ideas of peace were stimulated at a time of real social and political concern 

Part of Peace, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst Zurich, Switzerland,1999-2000WAR_IS_OVER%21_if_you_want_it.html
PERFECT TIMING and other stories

Publicly unpacking our archive after 15 years of collaborative practice

Part of D-Air’s Performing Worlds, Hannah Maclure Centre, University of Abertay, Dundee, 2012Perfect_Timing.html

PROJECTS

The Museum of Loss and Renewal
Loss Becomes Object 

Durational project exploring the role of art in issues around wellbeing, dying, material culture and memory

Highland Institute for Contemporary Art, 2011. Ongoing partnership with The Highland Hospice http://tmolar.org/loss-becomes-object.html

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LIFE IS OVER! if you want it
Starting from a familial experience, this project looked at end of life issues and the role art can play in mediating experiences of death and dying

Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, 2009LIFE_IS_OVER%21_if_you_want_it.html
Mapping the Future: Public Art in Scotland

3 symposia looked at the future of public art in Scotland, within a programme of artist-led actions and interdisciplinary talks, with a final published report 

DJCAD, PAR+RS, Creative Scotland partnership. DCA and across city, 2010 Mapping_the_Future__Public_Art_in_Scotland.html
Easing Strangers

Exploring the relation between physical public space and the space of the internet, and the related themes of identity and interactivity

Commissioned by Stichting VHDG / Foundation v/h de Gemeente. Waagplein, Leeuwarden city square, the Netherlands, 2002Easing_Strangers.html
Truth, Error, Opinion

Still image projection made in response to the presentation of Martha Rosler Library at Stills, Edinburgh, plus publication

Presented in the symposium Unpacking her library: against the mild boredom of order, Stills, Edinburgh, 2008Truth_Error_Opinion.html
No Neutral Representations

No Neutral Representations is a still image projection in progress: a series of notebook pages with associated printed postcard images. This work is part of the ongoing project The Museum of Loss and Renewal

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Micromegas

Curated mobile exhibition with associated publication brings together posters by 7 artists and a designer, and a commissioned text.  

Impact8 International Printmaking conference, 2013; Pier Arts Centre, Orkney, 2014; Project Space Plus, Lincoln, 2016 ...Micromegas.html
The Story of the Girl and the Apple Tree

Made in collaboration with our daughter, her shoe collection was part of an exploration of the cycle of life that was explored with reference to Popper’s text ‘Of Clouds and Clocks’.

Cupar Arts Festival, 2013http://tmolar.org/the-story-of-the-girl-and-the-apple-tree.html
Erasmus the Clown

Portraiture, the representation of conflict and the space between private and public; video, sound track and a letter from the Clown to his audience

Chabot Museum, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
11 October 2015 - 28 February 2016http://tmolar.org/erasmus-the-clown.html
Friendly Invasions 2034

Invited to mark artconnexion’s 20th anniversary, we worked in situ to create a three dimensional collage that simultaneously generated the visual material for a new publication.


artconnexion, Lille, France, 2014Friendly_Invasions_2034.html
P.34

A commissioned wall work, made in association with the exhibition Micromegas



Project Space Plus, University of Lincoln, 2016P34.html
The Museum of Loss and Renewal
No More Lying

An exhibition project invited reflection on the effect of alcohol dependence syndrome on children

International Society of Addiction Medicine isamDUNDEE2015 congress
2015http://tmolar.org/no-more-lying.html

1997- 2016 (selection)

MUba Remix 2016

Two day seminar that focussed on the Museum’s displays and collections. Devised as part of our partnership with University Lille 3 and artconnexion, Lille

Museé des Beaux-Arts
MUba | Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing, France,2016MUba_Remix_2016.html