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Off-Site Exhibition

Everything Flows - Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21



For Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21 Street Level Photoworks are co-ordinating a series of exhibitions and events between July and October in various locations, making up a photography trail in coastal places on the West Coast. To augment this we will present a digital programme of online resources and engagement activities which will open out the programme to those living locally, for those visiting, as well as those who can view and enjoy from afar.

Through the inclusive medium of photography, this coastal-inspired trail of exhibitions and events celebrates Scotland’s coexistence with and dependency on our waterways and coastal lands, promoting the protection and preservation of this vital resource. The programme also shines a light on some of Scotland's places where cultural activity and importantly cultural hubs that support them are central to the regeneration and recovery of these towns. 

Venues include Street Level Photoworks and Trongate 103 in Glasgow, with various partner venues in coastal locations including The Rockfield Centre (Oban), Harbour Arts Centre (Irvine), Scottish Maritime Museum (Irvine), Beacon Arts Centre (Greenock), and Dunoon Burgh Hall. The popular pastime of a trip doon the watter from Glasgow to the Firth of Clyde is further celebrated with a photography trail around many locations on Rothesay on the Isle of Bute. Our partnership with Regional Screen Scotland and The Screen Machine continues also with some screenings in remote areas of the Highlands and Islands. The digital programme will therefore have reach locally and nationally, and will include live-streamed artist talks and 3D tours of each exhibition which will be viewable to all at any time. 

Check out the full list of exhibitions below:

Fishing the Minch - David Gordon
Dunoon Burgh Hall
23rd July - 15th August 
Watch: From the Gallery - David Gordon Walk & Talk

Slow Water - Victoria Clare Bernie
Harbour Arts Centre (Irvine)
28th July - 19th September
Watch: From the Gallery: Victoria Clare Bernie - Slow Water Walk & Talk

After it's Gone - Coulson & Tennant
Harbour Arts Centre (Irvine)
28th July - 19th September

Watch: From the Gallery: Coulson & Tennant - After it's Gone Walk & Talk

SIXTEEN - Craig Easton
The Scottish Maritime Museum (Irvine)
31st July - 30th August
Watch: Craig Easton: SIXTEEN Artist Talk

Lewis Elegies - Mhairi Law & Calum Angus McKay
Beacon Arts Centre (Greenock)
7th August - 9th October
Watch: Lewis Elegies - Mhairi Law & Calum Angus McKay Artist Talk

Our Plastic Ocean - Mandy Barker
Street Level Photoworks (Glasgow)
7th August - 10th October
Watch: Photography and Activism: Mandy Barker Artist Talk

Island - Paul Glazier 
Rockfield Centre (Oban)
20th August - 31st October
Watch: Island - Paul Glazier Artist Talk

Nobody's Home - John Maher
Window photography trail in Rothesay
21st August - 19th September
Watch: Nobody's Home - John Maher Artist Talk

G20 - Brian Sweeney 
Trongate 103 (Glasgow)
28th August - 3rd October
Watch: From the Gallery: Brian Sweeney - G20 Walk & Talk

Everything Flows is a specially curated coastal exhibition trail, programmed by Street Level Photoworks in partnership with regional venues and supported by EventScotland as part of the Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21. 


*Live streams are available to viewers with or without a Facebook account. Viewers without a Facebook account can access the stream directly at

Banner Image: © Paul Glazier 

Left Image: © Mandy Barker, courtesy of Impressions Gallery





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