Ewan McClure, AiR 2013 (Artist in Residence)

Ewan McClure is a visual artist who works across a range of disciplines including sculpture, object making, drawing, photography and performance. Final outcomes are often the result of exploring a thought process and function to propose and communicate ideas surrounding nature, philosophy and culture.

During his residency in Modena, Ewan investigated and researched elements of the areas culture and history and has returned to Edinburgh with three distinct projects to continue working on and developing. One of these projects involved his continued examination of the relationship between performance and photography. Ewan invented a series of ‘acts’ with objects that he developed an interest in while in Italy because of their cultural significance and associations. These staged acts were documented with photographs, which Ewan now plans on developing into an experimental artists’ book.

The residency not only gave Ewan a valuable opportunity to develop new projects and ways of working but also gave him time and space to evaluate his past and present work, and in turn, a better understanding of his practice.

Slide show: 
DJCAD Degree Show (Installation View) 2013 Ewan McClure
DJCAD Degree Show (Installation View) 2013 Ewan McClure
Set Sail, The Sap Moon (Tide Kite) Still detailing a 12h. 31min act, 2013
Keep /ki ː p/ • n. • v. t. & i. (A Bee Space). Still detailing an act
Keep /ki ː p/ • n. • v. t. & i. (A Bee Space). Still detailing an act
Set Sail, The Sap Moon (Tide Kite). Still detailing an act 12h. 31min
 Nature Loves To Hide (2013)
Nature Loves To Hide (2013)
Biography: 

Ewan McClure (b. 1990 Edinburgh) is based in Edinburgh, Scotland. He received a BA (Hons) in Fine Art in 2013 from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee and was the recipient of the Alistair Smart Memorial Prize for his work in Sculpture. McClure has also been selected for the RSA New Contemporaries Exhibition, 15th February – 12th March 2014 at the Royal Scottish Academy, as well as a residency with The Bothy Project in February 2014 at their Inshriach Bothy in the Cairngorms.