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Eastwards Ho! A New Urban Frontier?

A series of films addressing conflicts over urban space, regeneration and privatisation.

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 Free State.

‘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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