The Portal Artist in Residence 2012 (ongoing)
An ongoing Artist Residency at a creative community hub in Central Govan, managed by Plantation Productions, engaging local community members in activities exploring local culture, identity, heritage and social history.
Geraldine set up a silkscreen printing facility and printmaking is employed as a tool to engage children and adults in the creation of artwork, graphics and images for a variety of projects, including the redesign of The Portal shopfront, visual art exhibitions and public art projects.
Participating groups include The Portal Kids Programme: Youth Group and Children’s Group, The Portal Senior Film and Media Group, Bead & Blether Women’s Group, Men’s Health Peer Support Group, Govan Home and Education Link Project, Portal Family Project.
View Geraldine's article in Drouth magazine below for more on her practice using screenprinting as a tool to engage with groups.