Steep Trail

Liz Adamson, Graeme Todd, Diana Sykes, Irene Kernan

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition


Title of Output: Steep Trail
Author(s): Liz Adamson and Graeme Todd
Date(s) of Output: 2011-2012
Type of Output: art/eco labs, New Scotland/China Residency Programme, Exhibitions, Conference and Publication
Location: East Scotland and Shanghai, China
Venue or Publisher: Polarcap
URL or DOI (if available):
This project addresses the legacy of John Muir (1838-1914) and his relevance to contemporary Scottish and Chinese culture. Live environmental issues and the interface in understanding between disciplines through historical precedent and current Scottish culture is examined in terms of a globalist culture through international collaboration.
Phase1 The project, involves a new Scotland China artist exchange, and the formation of art/eco labs involving scientists, environmentalists and artists across Scotland 2011-12
Phase 2 Exhibitions at St Andrews Museum, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop and West Barns Studios East Lothian Jan-June, 2013. April 2013 to coincide with the anniversary of John Muir's birth a conference at the Brunton Theatre, East Lothian with accompanying publication. This will be followed by return exhibitions in Beijing and Shanghai, summer-autumn 2013

Graeme Todd, Lead Residency Artist
Jonathan Owen, Residency Artist
Rania Ho, Residency Artist
Wang Xieda, Residency Artist

Key Collaborators and partners
Curator Lui Mei 140sqm Gallery Shanghai
James Cohan Gallery Shanghai
Arrow Factory Beijing
Edinburgh Napier University
John Muir's Birthplace
University of St Andrews
Falkland Centre for Stewardship
John Muir Trust
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationShanghai
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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