Peacock Visual Arts is the leading contemporary visual arts organisation in Aberdeen and the NE of Scotland, bringing artists and the public together through exhibitions‚ events‚ talks‚ residencies‚ film screenings‚ gigs and workshops to make and present art in exciting and innovative ways.
At Aberdeen Art Gallery Peacock Visual Arts presents the first public showing of Dalziel + Scullion's new filmic botanical studies, since their commission earlier this year by HBOS. The work is shown together with a new suite of prints by Dalziel + Scullion made with Peacock's printmakers. The exhibition runs from 17 February till 14 April.
The DIY media scene is booming. From web- to podcasts to Youtube – we are all becoming broadcasters. From 10 March Peacock’s internet TV channel, 3sixty-tv, throws its doors wide open for ViewFinder, a season of workshops, discussions and screenings to explore this phenomenon. Get involved and join the crew! Check out the full programme of events...
'Network' (1976) is director Sidney Lumet's brilliant criticism of the hollow, lurid wasteland of television journalism where entertainment value and short-term ratings were more crucial than quality. Shown at the Belmont Picturehouse at 6.30pm as part of the ViewFinder programme. Tickets £4.20/3.20 friends.
On Friday the 9th of March, an exhibition of photography opened at Peacock by Robin Taudevin, who worked in Glasgow shortly before he died. Robin was well known to many refugees and refugee organisations throughout the city and his pictures remain a powerful reminder of the reality for those seeking asylum.
On Wednesday 28 March the North East's International award winning filmmaker Lee Hutcheon, along with Scott Graham, Geraldine Heaney and Shaun Hughes come together to tell you all about the methods of making a film on a no/low budget and the highs and lows of filming in the North East. This is a must for any aspiring Directors!