Eastwards Ho! A New Urban Frontier?
A series of films addressing conflicts over urban space, regeneration
market gallery - 334 Duke Street, Glasgow, G31 1QZ
10 - 18 October
Gallery Open: Tues - Saturday 12 - 6pm
Open by Appointment - Monday 13th October 12 - 6pm
Introductory talk by Simon Yuill: Friday 10 October 7pm
‘Given to the People’ (2008), Simon Yuil. “Pollok
Estate was given to the people in 1939, once given it cannae
be ungiven, it can only be stolen.” Colin Macleod, Pollok
‘The London Particular: The Occupation’ (2001) & ‘The
London Particular’ (2004). The sordid reconfiguration -
through gentrification - of life, death, and work on the fringe
of the city of London.
‘Five Ring Circus’ (2007). Scathing documentary
about the false promises of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, and
the social, economic and environmental impacts of the event.
‘Polly 2: Plan for a Revolution in Docklands’ (2006),
Anja Kirchner and David Panos. Mixing popular forms (Brecht,
the Western), Kirchner and Panos pursue a dramatic canvas for
their critical take on regeneration.
‘The Spectacle’. A series of community based films
challenging the rhetoric of regeneration in the east end of London.
Organised by Variant collective
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