Dear Bas, Scott Robertson

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Produced while on a residency (based on Bas Jan Aders work In Search of the Miraculous) in Northern Ireland, Robertson adjusted the lyrics to the song ‘Ocean Wave’ by Epes Sargent (The song which Ader named his boat) and changed into morse code. Attempting to communicate with Ader using nautical flags off the coast, the book records Robertson’s desperate and somewhat hopeful quest to speak to Ader.

Edition of 10
Printed on Synaps Xm waterproof paper.

Paperback
34pp. | 300 x 430 mm

Scott Robertson, born Ayr. Studied BA at Edinburgh College of Art and Maryland Institute College of Art & MA at Central Saint Martins. Recent group exhibitions include: A Double Headed Coin, Original Projects, Great Yarmouth, 2021, Madeleine, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London, 2019., Everyday & Extraordinary an Arts Council Collection National Partners Exhibition, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne 2018-19. Empty Vessel, Scaffold Gallery, Manchester, 2018. Solo exhibitions, Never seen and yet believed in, Gallery Dodo, Brighton, 2021. (2 person show with Sid & Jim) A Slapstick and a Punchline at Project 78 Gallery, St Leonards-on-Sea, 2019. Meta Scupper at Project 78 Gallery, St Leonards-on-Sea, 2017

In 2019 Robertson also completed the Curfew Tower residency in Northern Ireland, awarded through Locust Projects, Miami. Curated exhibition A Double Headed Coin - Katerina Kamprani, Ryan Gander, Scott King, Aidan Moffat, Jonathan Monk, Lynda Morris, Simon Newby, Mark Spelman, Ian Whittlesea. Project 78 Gallery 2020, Original Projects 2021.