Burns Unbroke - Talks & Workshops

A new contemporary multi-arts festival offering diverse creative responses to Burns.
  • David Mach – Artist Talk

    Sat 27 Jan 2018

    David Mach RA discusses his fascination with Robert Burns, discussing his recent work merging collage and poetry, performing some of his lyrical works.

  • Commissioned Artists Panel

    Sun 28 Jan 2018

    Commissioned artists panel with Derrick Guild, Ciara Veronica Dunne, Ross Fleming and Robert Powell, co-chaired by ‘Burns Unbroke’ Festival Director Sheilagh Tennant and Exhibitions Facilitator Holly Knox Yeoman.

  • Kenny Hunter – Artist Talk

    Sun 28 Jan 2018

    Kenny Hunter will discuss his practice as an artist in relation to the life and work of Robert Burns. Looking at shared areas of interest such as history, politics and the natural world.

  • The Zoom Club

    28 Jan 2018

    Join The Zoom Club for a pop-up digital art workshop responding to themes of Scottish identity through projection mapping artwork, mirroring the work of artist Calum Colvin.

  • C Sargeant & T Houston

    Sat 03 Feb 2018

    Award winning text artist Catherine Sargeant is joined by Tom Houston, an original and compelling Scottish singer songwriter.

  • G Moodie & C Cairns

    Sat 10 Feb 2018

    Cartoonists Greg Moodie and Chris Cairns discuss politics, satire, and their latest books Send In The Clowns and Cool Scots.

  • Brigid Collins & Kirsty Gunn – Artist & Novelist Talk

    Sat 17 Feb 2018

    Artist Brigid Collins and novelist Kirsty Gunn discuss the concept behind the book ‘For A’That’, illustrated by Collins and edited by Gunn alongside Anna Day, Cultural Project Manager for the University of Dundee. They will discuss the myriad of responses by invited contemporary writers to the work of Burns.

  • Adrian Wiszniewski

    Sat 24 Feb 2018

    Adrian Wiszniewski will be talking about his practice, with a particular focus on the large body of work on Burns he has produced over the years and what he has found so inspiring about the Bard’s life and work.

  • Graham Fagen - Tour

    Sat 03 Mar 2018

    Graham Fagen gives a tour of his exhibition… in the Meadows Galleries.

  • Calum Colvin & Rab Wilson

    Sat 10 Mar 2018

    At times witty, controversial and tender, Calum Colvin’s images are presented alongside poems in response by poet Rab Wilson.