As the Year of Natural Scotland moves into autumn, the first fruits of a major ongoing Tweed-themed experimental art project will be on show at Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre this October.
‘Working the Tweed’ is one of several art and nature projects supported by Creative Scotland during 2013’s celebrations. The creative talents of Kate Foster, Jules Horne, Claire Pençak and James Wyness have come together to focus on the people that work on and around the River Tweed catchment.
Assisted by environmental organisations Tweed Forum and Southern Uplands Partnership and supported by the Scottish Borders LEADER programme, the group has looked at some of the lesser known aspects of the Tweed and its tributaries; from re-meandering to fish-tagging. Field visits and meetings with scientists and specialists have resulted in an exhibition encompassing drawing, film, sound and textiles. Read more:–