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In-between Belongings: Impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the Lives of Syrian Refugees in Scotland (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
In-between Belongings: Impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the Lives of Syrian Refugees in Scotland. [In-Person Event]. 3 October 2023 - 3 October 2023. (Unpublished)

Discovering New Realities: Delve into the world of Syrian refugees as they navigate an entirely new rhythm of life during the pandemic. This event showcases how rhythm analysis serves as a critical lens, allowing us to comprehend the essence of 'bein... Read More about In-between Belongings: Impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the Lives of Syrian Refugees in Scotland.

World premiere of The Last Dream: Tarkovsky and the Sacrifice (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Milne, L. World premiere of The Last Dream: Tarkovsky and the Sacrifice. [Film]. Exhibited at Maine International Film Festival. 7 July 2023 - 16 July 2023. (Unpublished)

World premiere of The Last Dream: Tarkovsky and the Sacrifice.

Encounters with the other: Imagining the hospitable tourist gaze (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Todd, L. Encounters with the other: Imagining the hospitable tourist gaze. 31 May 2023 - 31 May 2023. (Unpublished)

As an artists and academic researcher my artwork invites viewers to encounter ‘the other’ (Levinas, 1986) by reflecting upon hospitality in the context of the tourist gaze. Much tourism research is concerned with the ocular nature of tourism and the... Read More about Encounters with the other: Imagining the hospitable tourist gaze.

In Pursuit of Trugh: Once Upon A Time In China (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Li, Q. In Pursuit of Trugh: Once Upon A Time In China. [Film]. Exhibited at AVIFF Art Film Festival, Cannes, France. 16 May 2023 - 26 May 2023. (Unpublished)

This documentary film is about the filmmaking journey of Hu Jie who was a former member of the Air Force of the People’s Liberation Army and became an internationally renowned documentary filmmaker. He has been reported by mainstream media such as Ne... Read More about In Pursuit of Trugh: Once Upon A Time In China.

'Port of Call' painting by Louise Todd selected for the 197th Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) Annual Exhibition (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Todd, L. 'Port of Call' painting by Louise Todd selected for the 197th Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) Annual Exhibition. [Original artwork, oil paint on stretched linen canvas, 30cm x 30cm x 3cm.]. Exhibited at Royal Scottish Academy (RSA), Edinburgh. 6 May 2023 - 11 June 2023. (Unpublished)

The artist: "I am an artist and academic researcher based in Edinburgh. I am particularly interested in narratives of visual culture in tourism, and the tourist gaze, alongside the experience and performance of tourism. This painting, ’Port of call’,... Read More about 'Port of Call' painting by Louise Todd selected for the 197th Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) Annual Exhibition.

Infinite Landscape / 水・光 (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Yamada, R. Infinite Landscape / 水・光. [Environmental Art / Installation Art]. Exhibited at Sapporo Contemporary Art Museum, Sapporo, Japan. 23 September 2022 - 10 October 2022. (Unpublished)

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Sandy Brechin and Friends (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Currie, J. (2022). Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Sandy Brechin and Friends. [Live Public Performance]. Performed at The A Club at the Merchant's Hall. 27 August 2022. (Unpublished)

He's back! After two years of forced solitary accordion squeezing at home, and to the huge relief of his neighbours, Sandy returns to the A Club once again, upgraded, biceps bulging, pumped and well-oiled, along with special guest singer, the fabulou... Read More about Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Sandy Brechin and Friends.

Summer exhibition, Arion Art Group (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Todd, L. (2022). Summer exhibition, Arion Art Group. [Fine Art Painting, Drawing]. Exhibited at The Life Room, Edinburgh. 19 August 2022 - 30 August 2022. (Unpublished)

Born Under a Bad Sign (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Soto-Morettini, D. Born Under a Bad Sign. [Play]. Performed at The Space on the Mile, Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 8 August 2022. (Unpublished)

(2022, August) Born Under a Bad Sign (play) The Space on the Mile, Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Listed Theatre Scotland 2022 Best Plays.

Curation: 'Ecologies of Displacement' Art Exhibition (Summerhall, Scotland) (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Bilgrami, S. Curation: 'Ecologies of Displacement' Art Exhibition (Summerhall, Scotland). [Curation of art works]. Exhibited at Meadows and Corner Galleries, Summerhall, Edinburgh, Scotland. 29 July 2022 - 25 September 2022. (Unpublished)

In 2021, I brought together Summerhall, Edinburgh, and Koel Gallery, Karachi, to host an international digital artist residency. We won a 25k 'Connect and Collaborate' grant from British Council and Creative Scotland. I designed and curated the resid... Read More about Curation: 'Ecologies of Displacement' Art Exhibition (Summerhall, Scotland).

Arion Art Group exhibition of current work (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Todd, L. Arion Art Group exhibition of current work. [Fine Art Painting and Drawing]. Exhibited at St Margaret’s House, Edinburgh. 15 June 2022 - 19 June 2022. (Unpublished)

"The Arcade" at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator) (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Kerr, G. (2022). "The Arcade" at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator). [Exhibition]. Exhibited at Cheltenham Science Festival, Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham. 7 June 2022 - 12 June 2022. (Unpublished)

The game is on – get set for an awesome adventure in The Arcade and put your skills to the test in a series of fun, creative and cryptic challenges. Can you make, break and create? Can you work in a team and spot things others might have missed? If y... Read More about "The Arcade" at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator).

Solareye at Sonica 2022 - Live Performance at sonic visual arts festival (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Hook, D. (2022). Solareye at Sonica 2022 - Live Performance at sonic visual arts festival. [Live Performance]. 11 March 2022. (Unpublished)

Just as the Covid crisis first hit the UK, Solareye – aka SAMA-winning, Stanley Odd frontman Dave Hook – was putting the finishing touches to a new set of solo works, imagining a future Scotland recovering from a fictional disaster. Given new urgency... Read More about Solareye at Sonica 2022 - Live Performance at sonic visual arts festival.

I Am Still Here (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
MacLeod, K., Guma, T., MacLean, G., & Sharapov, K. I Am Still Here. [Digital Video]. Exhibited at Glasgow Media Access Centre. 23 February 2022 - 23 February 2022. (Unpublished)

Premiere screening of "I Am Still Here" documentary film at Glasgow Media Access Centre as part of hybrid launch of project "Investigating the use of temporary accommodation to house asylum seekers and refugees during the Covid 19 outbreak." Napier... Read More about I Am Still Here.

Curation: 'Ecologies of Displacement' Art Exhibition (Koel Gallery, Pakistan) (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Bilgrami, S. (2022). Curation: 'Ecologies of Displacement' Art Exhibition (Koel Gallery, Pakistan). [Curation of art works]. Exhibited at Koel Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan. 18 January 2022 - 2 February 2022. (Unpublished)

In 2021, I brought together Summerhall, Edinburgh, and Koel Gallery, Karachi, to host an international digital artist residency. We won a 25k 'Connect and Collaborate' grant from British Council and Creative Scotland. I designed and curated the resid... Read More about Curation: 'Ecologies of Displacement' Art Exhibition (Koel Gallery, Pakistan).

Writing for Craigsbank (illustrated lecture with live performance) (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Burton, K. Writing for Craigsbank (illustrated lecture with live performance). [Illustrated lecture with live performance]. Exhibited at Edinburgh, Scotland. 30 November 2021 - 27 November 2017. (Unpublished)

Following the premiere of my site-specific work for performance at Craigsbank Parish Church (originally titled Floating Sanctuary), I was invited to talk to the Church of Scotland's Committee on Church Art and Architecture.