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partners projects

partners is a National Lottery-funded initiative giving communities with little experience of the arts new opportunities to engage with professional artists.  Read through the features below to find out more about some of the projects funded through partners.  For a full list of the organisations awarded grants through this scheme, please visit our links page.

partners projects

Film still from Headland Aqua Club; Graeme Roger

Burghead Headland Trust

Moray based visual artist Graeme Roger and sound artist Dave Martin have been working with the Burghead community to document daily life.

Al Seed in The Factory; Photo: Niall Walker

Profile on Al Seed

Artist in residence at The Arches in Glasgow, Al works in a variety of physical theatre styles.

Mosaic Panel, East Lothian Crafts Residency; Photo: Joanna Mawdsley   

East Lothian Crafts Residency

Read about the projects which ran as part of East Lothian's partners funded residency, based primarily at Prestongrange Heritage Museum in Prestonpans.

The Meaning is in the Waiting; Photo: Benzies/Grant

Pathways @ Inverurie Health Centre

The experimental GP referral scheme at Inverurie Health Centre.

STDT Friends Gathering, Lornshill Fusion Dancers; Photo: STDT

Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust in Clackmannanshire

Lisa Dunlop shares her experience of working with the high school performance group, The Lornshill Fusion Dancers.

Artists and members of The Wash; Photo: Adam Smith College

Adam Smith College, Fife

The Xpress artist residency is a visual and literary arts project and sees two photographers work with groups and individuals in their familiar territory and spaces.

Al Seed, 'Raw Beef', Hoax Productions; Photo: Mari Luz Vidal

Arches, Glasgow

The Arches awarded the position of artist in residence to Al Seed - following the huge success of it's annual Circus Summer School led by Al for the past two years. 

A canopy of trees; Photo: Sue Carter

Dumfries and Galloway Virtual Writer in Residence

Writers in Dumfries and Galloway have new opportunities for support with the arrival of DGAA’s first Virtual Writer in Residence, Jules Horne.

More on residencies

Tucker’ by Mark Aitken S3 Thomas Muir Primary School

Schools Crafts Residencies

A variety of crafts residencies have been taking place in schools across Scotland, aimed at giving school children the chance to experience and understand contemporary craft.

*Burghead Headland Trust
*Adam Smith College
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