By Tanvir Alim about the workshops following the ‘Sticky, Luminous Fruit For All!’ project at Tramway and Kelvingrove Museum – The narrative that was bouncing back and forth during the workshop series was about the politics of food; What memories do foods hold for us and what memories do we feel? How does the food… Continue reading Half Truths
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By Ragini Chawla – Hussein (Mitha) and I started the project with an intention to collectively think about the emotional, political and environmental aspects of the Mango – a fruit that is widely loved in Govanhill. For this project Rumpus Room has collaborated with Uronto, an artist-led open collective in Bangladesh. The collaboration is special,… Continue reading Sticky, Luminous Fruit for All!
By Ardis Önnerfors – Instead of our usual large, public harvest celebration we decided to do a smaller, more intimate version this year. Inviting our young artists’ committee, board, collaborating artists and neighbours we gathered under gazebos, hiding from the persistent Scottish autumn rain around a fire and shared fruits of the harvest. From our… Continue reading Harvest Potluck
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 Rosie Coleman Collier – Currently on the MLitt programme in Curatorial Practice at Glasgow School of Art, my own research and curatorial work has been exploring how community practices and arts organisations can inform considerations on care, dependencies, labour, support, relations and intimacy. As part of my MLitt we can undertake a work placement;… Continue reading Ethical Work Placements
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 studio team – Sticky, Luminous Fruit For AllMango Celebration! Saturday 17th of June, 12-4pm Rumpus Room Yard, Langside Lane Join artists Ragini Chawla, Hussein Mitha and young people of South Asian heritage and their peers at Rumpus Room for a community celebration of the mango season. The group have been working together to explore connections between cultural… Continue reading What’s on -Summer at the Studio!
💛S T U D I O U P D A T E !💛 Thanks to everyone for the support over the last few months as we work out our current space situation. We’ve had some positive discussions with our landlords at Bike For Good and are hoping to find a way to stay at the yard… Continue reading Spring News & Events at the Yard🌱
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