Showcase Reviews

23 June 2021

Mackintosh School of Architecture Review by Rory Olcayto

Healing the Wound – Martha Duncan, Architecture Stage 5   Glasgow, like towns and cities the world over, has been utterly changed by Covid. Where we work, how we travel, how and where we socialise – it’s different now. The pandemic has made us wonder: what are cities for? Who are they for? And are […]

23 June 2021

School of Fine Art Review by Chris Sharratt

Micro Macro – Sophie Booth, Painting & Printmaking   “Digital spaces have the tendency to overwhelm, so I’ll keep it #short and #sweet.” In one pithy sentence, Painting & Printmaking graduate Sophie Booth gets to the heart of the matter – online space may technically be limitless, but who really wants an infinite scroll? Booth […]

15 June 2021

School of Design Review by Dr. Stacey Hunter

Flourish – Jack Albert Batchelor and Ellie Bainbridge, Communication Design   The 2021 graduates of The Glasgow School of Art’s design departments have delivered a dynamic and highly sophisticated showcase that highlights the significant role that design is taking in the complex cultural, economic and social issues that shape our world. Local Heroes is a […]

15 June 2021

Sound for the Moving Image and Interaction Design Review by Jack Needham

Natured Sounds – Angus Hamilton, Sound for the Moving Image   Viewing The Glasgow School of Art’s 2021 Showcase through YouTube clips and virtual reality glasses fashioned from cardboard and sellotape was, I’m sure, not how it was supposed to be. But here we are, and 24 students – 13 from the school’s Sound for […]