Rise Up: Rise Under - Screenprinting
- Music Hall
Aberdeen-based visual artists Caitlin Dick and Phoebe McBride will be facilitating a screen-printing workshop for Rise Up. Participants will have the exciting opportunity to have a taster experience of screen-printing as well as printing their own We Are Here Scotland tote bag.
Free but ticketed
Caitlin Dick is a visual artist based in Aberdeen. Her practice is inspired by the environment, utilising sculpture, film and printmaking to realise her ideas. Her most recent works Unearthed Groundings was exhibited as part of Aberdeen Performing Arts Wonderland Festival in 2022 and a newly commissioned film piece, Tun which was exhibited in February 2023 as part of the OuterSpaces exhibition InSitu.
Caitlin graduated from Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen in 2017 and went on to complete a Masters at Edinburgh College of Art in 2018. She currently lives and works in Aberdeen as an artist and creative practitioner.
Phoebe McBride is a multidisciplinary visual artist and creative practitioner based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Her practice is involved in using fiction as a method to explore real, imagined and inaccessible spaces. Currently her research is interested in the role of fiction in grief-work and navigating ecological loss. Recent works include On Becoming a Water Bat: echoes of an unseen world : an online moving image commission for LUX Scotland and Through Smoke and Varnish , a multimedia installation exhibited as part of Aberdeen Performing Arts Wonderland festival.
She holds a BA Hons in Fine art Painting and Printmaking from Glasgow School of Art (2017.)
About Rise Up
A weekend of performances, talks, workshops and community spaces celebrating Black and People of Colour Creatives in Aberdeen and Scotland. Curated by We Are Here Scotland in partnership with Aberdeen Performing Arts.
See the whole programme here.
About Rise Under
The first Rise Under which is part of Rise Up Festival and aimed at 12-17 year olds will see a series of workshops running exploring filmmaking, music and screenprinting. There will also be an Open Mic to help showcase new talent in the field of music, spoken word, poetry and creative expression