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Participants: Brigid Collins

Brigid Collins(Photo: Fiona Bergin)

Brigid Collins is an artist and illustrator, and lecturer at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee. Passionate in her desire to forge relationships between images and poetry, her paintings and assemblages in 2 and 3D are often created in collaboration with writers, poets and other artists, she also exhibits widely. Her publications include Room to Rhyme (2004), an illustrated volume of a speech given by Seamus Heaney, a place where thought happens… (2006), an Artist’s Book with poet Larry Butler and jewellery designer Teena Ramsay, and For A’ That (2009), an anthology of contemporary writing in response to Robert Burns.

StAnza 2010 Events:

Thu 18 March | Making a “Poem-House”
Brigid Collins workshop
Public Library, Church Square

Exhibitions, Films and Installations:

Thu 18 - Sun 21 March | Threshold Markings: “Poem-Houses” and Other Forms
Selected new and retrospective works by Brigid Collins
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Foyer/FCA&C

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