Nicky Bird

Beneath the Surface / Hidden Place

Gathering together family snaps, historical records and oral accounts, Nicky Bird has been collaborating with individuals and groups from communities across Scotland to unearth personal histories whose physical traces are on the brink of erasure.

Presented for the first time in Stills, curated by Kirsten Lloyd,  this new body of photographic works investigates the simultaneously precarious and powerful nature of memory while exploring how photography and archaeology can be incorporated in both literal and metaphorical ways to speak of ‘history’. 

Essays and Interviews include
Kirsten Lloyd ‘ The Brink of Erasure’, Rhona Warwick and Nicky Bird ‘Processes & Practices ‘, Ray McKenzie ‘Si Monumentum Requiris, Circumspice: commeration and loss at Lethanhill’, Jan McTaggart ‘On Location Foxbar, Paisley’, with additional excerpts from collaborators Karen Hamilton and Elaine Mackie.

Size 204 x 206mm (landscape)
48 Pages, (3 x B&W and 30 x Colour)
33 illustrations / images

ISBN: 978-0-906458-07-5

2010

 


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