Weave by Abertay

Weave

Weave by Abertay creates a vibrant programme of cultural events across the city of Dundee, sharing local and global creativity.

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Weave by Abertay

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CURRENT AND UPCOMING PROJECTS

PLATFORM: A monthly series of talks highlighting the diversity of creative practices and ideas engaged by contemporary artists, designers and scholars. Next up…

Midsummer Jam

The Abertay Games Development Society and Weave by Abertay invite you to attend this year's Midsummer Jam from 17-23 June 2019.

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Abertay Digital Graduate Show 2019 Highlights

We take a look back at the highlights of this year's spectacular Abertay Digital Graduate Show!

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Bright Ideas 2019

Abertay University's new Bright Ideas programme is done for 2019 and here is a video to illustrate the results!

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Abertay Art Commission - Expression of Interest

Abertay University, Dundee, invites artists/architects and designers to submit Expressions of Interest to create a permanent indoor public artwork.

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Student Spotlight – Emelie Edholm and Sara Leone

We chatted to 4th year students, producer/designer Emelie Edholm and environment artist Sara Leone, about their working process, their time studying at Abertay and being members of Thunder Lime – the winning team of Dare Academy 2018 for their beautiful and imaginative game Kinoko.

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Clare Brennan

Clare is Curator within External and Corporate Relations, and Lecturer in the School of Design and Informatics. Clare develops activities that engage contemporary artists, producers and researchers to inspire new collaborations and generate fresh knowledge.

Primarily this is delivered through Weave: creativity, community, collaboration, creating a vibrant programme of cultural events that share local and global creativity, through pop-up events across the city.

Clare is interested in the intersection of between digital technology, performance and community engagement.  She enjoys working with artists, designers, theatre makers, performers, dancers and the wider community.

Dan Faichney

Dan, a Creative Events Assistant with Weave, is a musician, writer and performer, based in Dundee since 2005. Passionate about collaboration, DIY music culture and the intersections of creative communities, Dan has been working in festival and events organisation professionally and otherwise since graduating from university in 2009.

With experience in exhibitions and theatre tech complementing his background in events, Dan is keen to put his skills to good use in supporting a healthy, growing and inclusive arts scene in Dundee. When not at work, Dan can most often be found in a DIY arts or music space, whether as performer or attendee.

Dan Faichney

Susie Buchan

Susie, also a Creative Events Assistant, is an artist and performer who graduated from the University of Dundee in 2017. During her time at university she helped to organise a number of exhibitions and performance events, both in Dundee and while studying abroad in Budapest. Since graduating she has worked at a variety of arts festivals across Scotland before joining the team at Weave.

Although not a native Dundonian, Susie fell in love with the city over the last 4 years and is now very happy to call it home. She is extremely excited about contributing to Dundee’s ever-growing creative scene and having the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse range of artistic practitioners.

Her personal art practice is mostly video and performance based in which she creates outlandish characters, ranging from green aliens to candy-floss monsters, that comment on socio-political issues facing us today.

Susie Buchan

Tweets by Weave

5 days ago

Whisper ur msg in to a speaker & it appears in vaporised words, walk thru a tunnel of 3000 lights & speakers. Wow!… https://t.co/W1ez84ejK0

6 days ago

Tania Bruguera’s School of Integration champions diversity, bringing over 80 free classes to #mif19 where the publi… https://t.co/kZTDhMBW9E

6 days ago

Wow! Invisible Cities - probably the most ambitious site specific performance we've seen. Situated in an abandoned… https://t.co/88l51pSftT

Wednesday 10 July 2019

Ooooh! Excited to be here at Manchester International for a few days of exhibitions, talks and performances. Will b… https://t.co/EdBwJrwjnm