Summer Weekend at Hospitalfield...

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Hospitalfield has announced that it will be working with Bespoke Atelier as part of its Summer Weekend taking place from June 26 to June 28.

A design collaboration based in Glasgow, Bespoke Atelier are well regarded for the patterned and illustrated designs and surfaces that they produce for fabrics and buildings who are now giving people the chance to take part in pattern bag workshop at Hospitalfield House, where people will be able to create patterned bags of their own design.

Legendary artist film maker John Smith, who has been making highly influential work since the 1970s, will be making an appearance at the event as will Scottish artist film maker Stephen Sutcliffe whose work deals with personal archive along with literary and popular culture.

The weekend will begin with a talk on deteriorating surfaces hosted by respected conservator Erica Kotze, Senior Conservator at University of Aberdeen’s Special Collections Centre. The talk will cover both wall coverings and book surfaces as well as case studies regarding deterioration.

Audiences are invited to a programme of events that include artist’s screenings, talks and conversations and tours and talks regarding Hospitalfield House. Displays will also be open to the public showcasing embossed gold wall panels which were removed 20 years ago and marble papers by Timmergreens Primary School pupils.

The event is free to the public with a materials cost of £5 for the Bespoke Atelier workshops. The event begins at 11am on Saturday and Sunday and ends at 6pm on Saturday and 5pm on Sunday.

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