Artists, Ragini Chawla, Hussein Mitha and young people of South Asian heritage have been working on a new project at the studio called ‘Sticky, Luminous Fruit for All’, in partnership with Uronto in Bangladesh. The artists have been facilitating workshops with the group to explore the political and nostalgic elements of the mango. In celebration… Continue reading Mango Season in Govanhill!
By Chanderkiran Thakur – As people kept moving, mixing and climate change making less and less land habitable, our borders have crumbled. Nation states have collapsed in on themselves from their own need to divide. This workshop put ourselves in this fictional context and asked us to gather as stateless lawmakers to form a new… Continue reading The One End of State: Utopian World Building
By Ardis Önnerfors – We were invited by Tramway to host a series of workshops in response to the exhibition The Rumble of a Tireless Land by Iza Tarasewicz last month. The workshops connected with the theme of rural systems of production and people of all ages were invited to get involved. The last weekend… Continue reading The Rumble of A Tiredless Land: Pressing, Weaving and Stuffing
By Ragini Chawla – When I think of heritage as social action, I believe for me it speaks about intangible practices and knowledge that is passed down between families. With this in mind the three sessions for the project You drop, You sow, You gather, at Rumpus Room which were scheduled for winter were designed… Continue reading You Drop, You Sow, You Gather – Winter Reflection
By Ardis Önnerfors – On the 22nd & 23rd of October the Rumpus Room team got together for a group work weekender with the aim to check in with our young people’s committee. Present at the weekender was all of RR’s admin staff and facilitators, Youth Arts Bursary recipients Emelia and Maya, and the young… Continue reading Group Work Weekender
By Maya-Rose Edwards – As one of the recipients of the Youth Arts Bursary, I was able to access training and development opportunities out with my work with Rumpus Rooms in Govanhill. My research-based project thus far has been exploring the connection and between Queer and Rural identities, working in text, film and sculpture to… Continue reading Dry Stone Dyking