Dec 16th 2020
27 March 2021 - 24 April 2021
In partnership with the Scottish Furniture Makers Association
We are delighted to share our new digital exhibition Adjust / Adapt, featured as five individual “still life” compositions, captured by the exceptional Gabriela Silviera. Created by Scottish Furniture Makers Association in partnership with Visual Arts Scotland, this major new members exhibition, presented as part of the 2021 City Art Centre programme, celebrating the transformative power of creativity and craft to transcend challenging times.
Adjust / Adapt explores how domestic interiors are being modified and enhanced in light of the pandemic, with home-working and home-schooling becoming the norm. Domestic and neighbourhood settings are changing and our homes and outdoor spaces are now working harder for occupants; as multigenerational sanctuaries, nurseries, workspaces, classrooms, gymnasiums, cinemas, restaurants.
Adjust / Adapt showcases a diverse range of bespoke pieces and artworks, from an ‘isolation chair’ to a ‘love desk’ to assemblages of glassworks and ceramic sculptures. Each expertly crafted piece seeks to enhance the quality of life and provide a sense of uplift in the face of external pressures resulting from the ongoing pandemic. Many of the exhibits provide a focus on the use of sustainable materials - often locally sourced - in an effort to tackle the growing global climate crisis.
Invited VAS artists and makers:
Katie Rose Johnston - MANIFESTO
Image credit: Harry Jones Martin