Do you have a unique story to tell, that reflects the extraordinary character and culture of Glasgow?
Award-winning visual artist Phil Collins will be unveiling his latest film project in Glasgow this July, and is seeking personal photographs and stories from local people.
Based in Berlin, Phil lived in Glasgow in the 90s and 00s and hopes to create a fascinating, surprising and highly original new vision of the city. All kinds of photographs will be considered, from weddings, happy memories and friendships to secret love affairs and even fashion disasters.
How you can get involved:
> Scan and email your photos to email@example.com before 30 April 2014.
> Take photos to Photo Express, 692 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, where staff will scan your pictures for free.
> You can also scan photos for free at selected libraries on Wednesdays (11.00–14.00), Thursdays (17.00–20.00) and Saturdays (11.00–14.00) from 8–27 February 2014.
> Participating libraries include Pollokshaws, Langside, Pollokshields, Elder Park, Maryhill, the Library @ GOMA and the Mitchell Library.
If you would like to share your story, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0141 428 3022 and leave your contact details.
Commissioned by The Common Guild and part of Festival 2014, the screening of this charming visual arts project will take place on Saturday 19 July 2014, accompanied by a special musical score and presented in a free event at Glasgow’s Queen’s Park.
Search for other exciting Culture 2014 events, and join Scotland’s countdown to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Phil Collins - Artist in Focus
> Born in Runcorn, visual artist Phil Collins has strong links with Glasgow through family and having lived in the city during the 90s and 00s. He is now based in Berlin.
> Awarded the Paul Hamlyn Award for visual arts in 2001, Phil was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2006.
> Phil’s work is characterised by close engagement with a variety of different people and communities. Previous works have involved disco-dancing Palestinians, a group of Malaysian skinheads and ex-reality show participants.