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Curated Music 2014


Alongside of the workshops, talks, exhibitions, competitions, and murals, we invited 5 record labels and promoters to curate 5 days of music at the festival. Each invited a selection of guests to come and play records in the space for a day to create an ambient soundtrack to the event.

We wanted to create a cross disciplinary network and connect with people working in different creative industries. It was amazing to see conversations, connections and future projects sparking from this.

Placing such a strong focus on the music and the DJ’s involved helps strengthen the community aspect of the festival and helps create a melting pot of creative energy.

Each day was curated as follows:

Wednesday: Tropical 
Thursday: Handpicked
Friday: Numbers
Saturday: So Weit So Gut
Sunday: The Dissolving Dancefloor



2-Day Workshop: HORT – Comic Book Publication


Over the course of 2 days, Eike König of HORT introduced his group to the importance of narrative. Each participant was invited to share a memory or distinct story from their past. Once each memory was shared, the story had to be recreated visually by hand. These visuals then became the base content for a storyboard, […]

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Live 2-Day Project 2014


The Live 2-Day Project involves 2 days of intense productivity, in a large, open-plan, high-energy environment, with all participants, working on the same brief individually, with mentoring, creative direction and one-to-one advice from eight of Scotland’s top creative studios: Freytag Anderson, Graphical House, MadeBrave, O Street, Recoat, Risotto, STV Creative and Touch. Participants then presented their work to the mentors, who shortlisted the two strongest […]

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