Date: Thursday 28th June 2012
Venue: The Caves, 8-12 Niddry Street South, Edinburgh, EH1 1NS
Ticket Price: Free
Just getting on with it, and 'Doing It Yourself' has always been a key characteristic of creative individuals. But creative folk also rarely work in isolation, and collaboration is also often at the heart of many inventive endeavours. The first Glug Edinburgh will hear from a range of inspiring talkers on this theme of DIY in its various guises; from Inventors, to Architects, to Illustrators and Performers.
Dominic Wilcox is an artist, designer, inventor &
Dominic Wilcox works within the territory of the 'everyday'. Everyday objects, environments, buildings, human interaction, no area of normality is out of reach. His work, which is usually layered with an ultra dry wit, places a spotlight on the banal, always adding a new, alternative perspective on things we take for granted.
Malcy Duff - Illustrator & Musician
Malcy Duff illustrates and creates comics, in numerous inventive formats,
and is one half of Usurper; " a deliberate luddite refusal to speak music's
Anna Gibb & Ross Anderson - Graduate Architects
Anna believes the distinction between art and architecture is blurred, and that the drawing of architecture is fast becoming a lost art. She (in a team with Ross Anderson) was selected as one of the exhibiting architects in the British Council Pavillion at the forthcoming Venice Bieniale (August 2012), with a project exploring the Russian 'Paper Architecture' movement.
Paul Kerlaff - Designer
After an early eclectic career in religious illustration and hi-fi sales, Paul now creates bespoke and custom furniture and product designs, alongside teaching at Heriot Watt University.
Music from DJ Scotch & Wry
Glug is a regular after-work creative drinks and Notworking event for designers, creatives, clients and friends founded by Ian Hambleton & Nick Clement. It's an eclectic mix of people from all creative walks of life; from advertising and graphic design through to fashion and architecture. Glug London, Glug Nottingham, Glug Brighton & Glug Auckland.
Glug Edinburgh: DIY is curated by Creative Edinburgh in collaboration with Statestate.org