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Alan Dimmick: Photographs from the last 15 years of contemporary art in Scotland.

GLASGOW.- The exhibition Photographs from the last 15 years of Contemporary Art in Scotland presents over 300 black and white photographs from the archive of the Glasgow-based photographer Alan Dimmick, focusing on his unique documentation of people, places and events that have contributed to Scotland’s worldwide reputation as a vibrant centre for the contemporary visual arts. Dimmick’s pictures include ‘behind the scenes’ snapshots that illustrate the strength of the social fabric of the contemporary art scene in Scotland. In many cases, these photos are the only existing visual records of influential artworks, bands, exhibitions, performers and places. Examples include images from The Chateau, a venue for artists and musicians in Glasgow; performances at Transmission Gallery by bands such as Elizabeth Go and Life Without Buildings, and still images from the filming