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Stories of Art in Action

During the isolating months of lockdown, art has been a lifeline for many. Our stories of Art in Action demonstrate the important roles that artists and arts organisations play in our communities and our lives, and also the huge commitment that they have for their audiences.

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GAMIS and Govanhill Picture House tell us more about their tireless work to transform a former cinema and historic monument into an arts hub for moving image, time based media, and public engagement.

Hands On Cove Park was a brand new programme of digital engagement, especially for lockdown, creating opportunities for artists during a precarious time, whilst finding alternative and meaningful ways to engage with their local community.

Over lockdown, Gaada have continued to deliver adapted versions of their programme – delivering online activities and arts materials in person to artists and diverse communities based on the isle of Burra and surrounding Shetland Islands.

Project Ability tell us more about the work they have done to connect with over 100 people, helping them to continue to develop and engage with their arts practice and make work at home, and where possible, connect with one another on social media platforms.

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Date: 1 September 2020

Stories of Art in Action