CRITICS' CHOICE : OCTOBER 2002 - Featuring Hammertown; Diana Leslie - Next Tuesday; Weird Wimmin

October 2002

Publication: The Sunday Herald

Critics’ Choice


Hammertown


New work in a touring show by artists based in Vancouver on the west coast of Canada.  The exhibition, which combines multi-media, video and sculpture, includes work by Luanne Martineau, Brian Jurgen and Euan Macdonald.


Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Until November 23


Diana Leslie – Next Tuesday


Orkney born painter Diana Leslie graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1998 and here, in a body of recent work, she paints her way through life’s colours and moods: ‘I paint my friends, I paint from life.  I paint to order my mind’.


Compass Gallery
Glasgow
Until October 23


Weird Wimmin


New work by the Stirling-based artist Karen Strang.  Strang, who has also worked extensively abroad, has concentrated on the Alloa witchcraft trials of 1658 and uses these historical events to comment more generally on women’s oppression through the ages.


Alloa Tower
Alloa
Until October 27