Human Threads

EXHIBITION | MAY 11 – AUGUST 28

A large scale, multi-sensory exhibition conceived as an accessible, creative experience informed by individuals with profound and multiple learning disabilities, Human Threads takes the form of an interactive landscape which invites audiences on a journey of light, sound, touch and smell.

EVENTS AND PERFORMANCES | MAY 14 – AUGUST 28

A series of FREE accessible events and performances designed to animate ‘Human Threads’. The events are designed to offer people a very different day out, regardless of the weather.

‘Submergence’ – Alex South

‘Submergence’ – Alex South

Alex presents a part-composed, part-improvised set built around the idea of immersion and featuring music by composer Jan Foote. Read More »
‘Fair Play’ – Red Note (May)

‘Fair Play’ – Red Note (May)

A playful, inclusive, and interactive sharing of the exhibition through live improvisations performed by Red Note Ensemble. Read More »
‘Feel the Beat’ – Ubuntu Vibes

‘Feel the Beat’ – Ubuntu Vibes

A vibrant and exciting piece inspired by West African music and dance, clowning and the magic of feeling the world from a different point. Read More »
‘Garden Scape’ – CoMA

‘Garden Scape’ – CoMA

A rehearsal by musicians from CoMA Glasgow and anyone who is willing to bring their instrument or voice along, followed by a performance. Read More »
‘Gong Waves’ – Daniel Padden (Early Session)

‘Gong Waves’ – Daniel Padden (Early Session)

A unique and immersive sonic experience. Participate or just observe. Connect with the special sonic power of gongs. Read More »
‘Gong Waves’ – Daniel Padden (Later Session)

‘Gong Waves’ – Daniel Padden (Later Session)

A unique and immersive sonic experience. Participate or just observe. Connect with the special sonic power of gongs. Read More »
Human Threads Live: ‘Shadow Puppetry’ Jemma Thewes

Human Threads Live: ‘Shadow Puppetry’ Jemma Thewes

Puppeteer Jemima Thewes will animate the art by performing a short, improvised performance with one of her unique shadow puppets. Read More »
Moments When We Collide – James McClardy, Kevin McPhee, Francesca Nobilucci

Moments When We Collide – James McClardy, Kevin McPhee, Francesca Nobilucci

Artlink artists will creatively engage with visitors using improvisation and play as a means of creating an inclusive route into the artwork Read More »
Human Threads Live: ‘Projecting Elvis’ Scott Heywood

Human Threads Live: ‘Projecting Elvis’ Scott Heywood

Elvis tribute singer, Scott Heywood will sing in the projected light and pattern of Laura and Lauren’s exhibit. Read More »
‘Sulk Worm’ – Fran Thorburn

‘Sulk Worm’ – Fran Thorburn

A performative worm will make his way slowly around the space. Read More »
‘Nature Music For Voice’ – Stephanie Lamprea

‘Nature Music For Voice’ – Stephanie Lamprea

Soprano Stephanie Lamprea sings songs from nature unaccompanied within the exhibition. Read More »
‘A Progression Through Frequency’ – Jonathan Ashwood

‘A Progression Through Frequency’ – Jonathan Ashwood

A drum beat performance as a universal language. A fun feel good performance. Read More »
Moments When We Collide – James McClardy, Kevin McPhee, Francesca Nobilucci

Moments When We Collide – James McClardy, Kevin McPhee, Francesca Nobilucci

Artlink artists will creatively engage with visitors using improvisation and play as a means of creating an inclusive route into the artwork Read More »
‘Fair Play ‘- Red Note (July)

‘Fair Play ‘- Red Note (July)

A playful, inclusive, and interactive sharing of the exhibition through live improvisations performed by Red Note Ensemble. Read More »
‘Collective Endeavors’ – Aya Kobayashi and Alex South

‘Collective Endeavors’ – Aya Kobayashi and Alex South

Aya (dance) and Alex (clarinets) will improvise movements and sounds together. Expect a dynamic and playful response to the performance. Read More »
‘Deep Listening’ – Ruta Vitkauskaite and Emily Doolittle

‘Deep Listening’ – Ruta Vitkauskaite and Emily Doolittle

A 45 min deep listening workshop in which participants relax and listen to the sounds around them. Read More »
Human Threads Live: ‘Ribbon-like and Endlessly Entangling’ Hailey Beavis

Human Threads Live: ‘Ribbon-like and Endlessly Entangling’ Hailey Beavis

A sonic performance taking place within the vast silk tunnel artwork created by artists Laura Spring and Claire Barclay. Read More »
Human Threads Live: ‘Surface Only’ JP Waksman

Human Threads Live: ‘Surface Only’ JP Waksman

Surface Only is a performance that uses a huge array of everyday sounds channeled through the artist Wendy Jacobs exhibit. Read More »
‘Nature Music For Voice’ – Stephanie Lamprea

‘Nature Music For Voice’ – Stephanie Lamprea

Soprano Stephanie Lamprea sings songs from nature unaccompanied within the exhibition. Read More »
‘Feel The Rhythm’ – Jonathan Ashwood

‘Feel The Rhythm’ – Jonathan Ashwood

A drum beat performance as a universal language. A fun feel good performance. Read More »
Moments When We Collide – James McClardy, Kevin McPhee, Francesca Nobilucci

Moments When We Collide – James McClardy, Kevin McPhee, Francesca Nobilucci

Artlink artists will creatively engage with visitors using improvisation and play as a means of creating an inclusive route into the artwork Read More »
‘Fair Play’ – Red Note Ensemble (Closing Event)

‘Fair Play’ – Red Note Ensemble (Closing Event)

Red Note Ensemble will perform a specially commissioned soundscape created by Martina Corsini marking the close of the exhibition. Read More »


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To explore how different perspectives can bring us together we have asked different artists and thinkers to respond to issues that were being unearthed as Covid-19 started to take its toll on our communities in March 2020. Each writer was asked to respond to a simple brief that in some way related to their lived experience, providing the opportunity to open up these issues, to better understand what we could and should have in common.

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