Photograph by Erika Stevenson.
Dundee Contemporary Arts and The McManus Art Gallery & Museum
David has worked as a freelance artist/tutor with Dundee Contemporary Arts and The McManus since 2018. He is also part of a team of photographers that deliver the DCA Young Photo Club, a fortnightly skills-building workshop for young photographers aged 11-16.
Photograph by Pamela Scott.
Dundee Print Collective
Alongside contributing to DPC projects as an artist, David also works with the collective co-founders to deliver projects such as Poster Playground at Dundee Design Festival 2019 and Exodus at Hot Chocolate Trust alongside photography, videography and website development.
The McManus Art Gallery & Museum
David has photographed and filmed various projects for The McManus Art Gallery & Museum including documenting their Learning & Engagement programme for the 2018/19 Artist Rooms exhibition by Lawrence Weiner. Current collaborations include creating a video and sound installation for the forthcoming exhibition Time & Tide: The Transformation of the Tay.
Angus Creative Minds
David is currently working with Angus Creative Minds in Forfar as their Mental Health Podcast Group Facilitator. Funded by the Corra Foundation, part of their Shift the Power Programme, the group is currently recruiting members and will meet weekly from August 2020. Based on sharing lived experience of mental health, the podcast will be collectively planned, recorded and published by summer 2021. Anyone interested in taking part can get in touch with David via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photograph by Alison Reeves.
Tayside Healthcare Arts Trust
While in lockdown spring 2020 David delivered an eight week online photography course called Sharing Photographs with Tayside Healthcare Arts Trust as part of their Creative at a Distance programmes organised in response to the COVID19 pandemic. In the autumn of 2018 David worked with Tayside Healthcare Arts Trust in collaboration with the Dundee University Tap & Talk iPad Group to deliver an eight week course on using the iPad camera and various apps as a communication tool for people with aphasia. David also volunteers/works for Tayside Healthcare Arts Trust’s ST/ART programme at Dundee Contemporary Arts delivering short participatory arts courses in photography, printmaking and animation as a contribution to the rehabilitation, health and wellbeing of the stroke, brain injured and chronic pain community in Tayside.
Hot Chocolate Trust
Over the last three months of 2019 David collaborated with Hot Chocolate Trust and the young people they support to document life at The Steeple Church and build an image library for use across the organisation.
Amina: Inspire, Connect & Enable Group
In December 2019 David ran a photography workshop for Amina’s Inspire, Connect & Enable Group using mobile phones to explore how composition and lighting can improve an image.
Resident Resonance Podcast
David records, edits and provides photography for the Resident Resonance podcast by Dr Laura Findlay, a project that aims to build urban and rural spaces through sound.
Archipelago Folkschool Boatbuilding Artist Residency
In April 2019 David was part of the first boatbuilding artist residency run by the Archipelago Folkschool at Ardtun on the Ross of Mull. Over eight days seven artists and two teachers built a Chase Small Craft Caravelle Skiff, oars and canoe.
David regularly collaborates with his wife printmaker Pamela Scott photographing her work, documenting her various public art projects and assisting with website development.
The Mirror Trap
David worked with The Mirror Trap between 2013 and their disbanding in 2018 photographing gigs, portraits and behind the scenes as well as filming sessions and music videos for lead singles from the band’s last two releases, EP Silent Men and LP Simulations. Alongside TMT, over the years David has worked with Book Group, Culann and Skjør amongst others.
David collaborated with artist Amy Jones filming her piece I’m Finding Your Company Difficult alongside recently assisting with website development.
In Her Absence
In Her Absence was written and demoed by David in 2006 receiving airplay at the time from Renaissance FM in London before being re-recorded in Glasgow the following year by Chris Gorman with a piano arrangement by Colin J Scott. Filmed in 2015, the video features Harris Brine alongside the streets and rooftops of Leith. It won third place in the 2015 Palme-Dewar Short Film Competition, part of the Aberfeldy Film Festival, and was screened during the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe as part of Motion Creatures in association with BARK.
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