The Power of Art in a Crisis _ SCAN Director Moira Jeffrey feature in The Scotsman

An installation view of Ghost Calls by Emma Talbot at Dundee Contemporary Arts PIC: Ruth Clark

New SCAN Director Moira Jeffrey reflected on some of the art and projects which have sustained her through the Coronavirus pandemic for the Arts and Culture section of the Scotsman on 30th January.

We believe that Scotland’s artists have shown amazing ingenuity and dedication in the face of the pandemic. Visual arts organisations and cultural venues have continued to serve their communities in innovative ways and support artistic activity right across Scotland.

Moira said: “At a time of loss, loneliness and challenge, many people have been turning to culture for both solace and sense-making, and I sure am one of them.”

Read the article in full here.