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Walker & Bromwich: Recalled to Life

11 Jun 2021 → 27 Jun 2021
All ages

At 240-feet long, the Easterhouse Mosaic was one of the largest handmade murals in Europe, well-loved locally and one of the most significant works of post-war public art commissioning. Unveiled in 1983 and widely celebrated, it nonetheless fell into disrepair and was de-commissioned in 2004. Supported by Glasgow International, Platform commissioned collaborative duo Walker and Bromwich to uncover the radical working-class history of this lost community artwork.

Recalled to Life is a short film by Walker and Bromwich that brings physical fragments of the mosaic back to life through a poetic incantation that weaves together images, music and personal testimonies.

Recalled to Life will be available to view online from 11 - 27 June here

Commissioned supported by Platform
Selected for and supported by Glasgow International 2021 Across the City Programme
Supported by Glasgow Creative Communities, Artist in Residence Programme supported by Glasgow City Council and managed by Glasgow Life.

Additional info

Glasgow International festival of contemporary visual art will take place from 11 – 27 June 2021. Originally scheduled to open in April 2020, the festival comprises over 70 exhibitions and events, performances and talks over 30 spaces across the city and online, showcasing work by over 100 artists.

The festival’s theme is Attention, which amongst other things, invites us to think about how we pay attention to things and people around us, and the place of art in this. Exhibitions will take place in many of the city’s most well-known venues alongside a Digital Programme, for more information, visit their website here.

Visual Arts