The Travelling Gallery Scottish Arts Council Edinburgh Council Scottish Arts Council Lottery Funded

Autumn 2018

Black Box Take Stock
Gordon Douglas

17th August - 30th November

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Image: Black Box Take Stock, Gordon Douglas and Andrew Menzies, 2018

Black Box Take Stock was an exhibition by performance artist Gordon Douglas that focussed on the performativity of the Travelling Gallery in its 40th birthday year. Gordon worked closely with Birthdaygram Mike Collins, AKA 'The Wandering Minstrel', to create a series of performances of personalised messages filmed in the unseen sites of the Travelling Gallery's tour.

A video documenting these was recorded through the reversing camera of the bus, essentially transforming the gallery vehicle into an oversized video camera.