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As Others See Us: Personal Views on the Life and Work of Robert Burns

As Others See Us

Personal Views on the Life and Work of Robert Burns

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'As Others See Us' is based on a new photographic exhibition from Tricia Malley and Ross Gillespie, who together form the renowned partnership broad daylight. It forms part of Homecoming 2009, celebrating the 250th anniversary of Robert Burns' birth. The exhibition consists of 20 portraits of prominent and influential Scots, including Eddi Reader, Edwin Morgan, Peter Howson and Janice Galloway. The portraits capture a unique insight into the sitter, enhanced by the accompanying text, as each was asked to contribute their favourite poem from Robert Burns, and to explain why it is special to them and what they think it means to Scots today.
Title As Others See Us
Subtitle Personal Views on the Life and Work of Robert Burns
Author Tricia Malley
ISBN 9781906817527
eISBN 9781909912755
Binding Paperback
Author Bio Award winning photographers Ross Gillespie and Tricia Malley are among Scotland's most experienced and insightful photographers. They have worked together for almost 20 yeas under the name of broad daylight and have an instinctive eye for capturing the character and personality behind their subject. Their work will be known to many through the front covers of Ian Rankin's famous Rebus novels (as well as the stunning photographs throughout 'Rebus's Scotland A Personal Journey'). Tricia's background as a documentary photographer combined with Ross's background as an illustrator has created an almost unique collaboration which allows art to frequently and successfully mimic life in a seriously powerful fashion. They have an enormous capacity for empathy with their subjects and as a result get well below the superficial.
Reviews It is a celebration of Scottish culture, reflecting and conveying through words and pictures the work of this extraordinary man and his relevance today � not only to the people of Scotland but to a wider audience. THE DRUM
Table of Contents FEATURED SUBJECTS Aamer Anwar (Human Rights lawyer), Alex Fergusson (Presiding Officer, Scottish Parliament), Alex Salmond (First Minister of Scotland), Andrew O'Hagan (Novelist), Christopher Brookmyre (Novelist), Denise Mina (Novelist), Eddi Reader (singer and songwriter), Edwin Morgan (Scotland's Poet Laureate), Hardeep Singh Kohli (Author and Broadcaster), Janice Galloway (novelist), Jim McColl (Entrepreneur, Clyde Blowers), Liz Lochhead (Poet and playwright), Neil Gillon (Ayrshire farmer), Patrick Doyle (composer), Peter Capaldi (actor), Peter Howson (artist), Professor Janice Kirkpatrick (Designer, Curator and Writer), Professor Sir Ian Wilmut (Scientist), Sir Malcolm MacGregor of MacGregor (Clan Chief), Sir Moir Lockhead (Entrepreneur, FirstGroup Plc).
BIC Subject Photographs: portraits
BISAC Subject PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Portraits
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