“We are delighted to support Shore. The project aligns strongly with our marine science research themes, as well as our work as a learned society.”
Dr. Raeanne Miller, Knowledge Exchange and Communications Manager at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
Shore: How We See The Sea is delivered by Invisible Dust through a network of project partners across Scotland.
The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) is Scotland’s largest and oldest independent marine science organisation, dedicated to delivering marine science for a healthy and sustainable marine environment through research, education and engagement with society. Based near Oban on the Scottish west coast, SAMS' research strengths include aquaculture, marine biotechnology, robotics, marine policy, industrial impacts on the marine environment (renewables, mining, decommissioning), ocean currents, climate change, marine biodiversity, and Arctic science. www.sams.ac.uk
LUX Scotland is a non-profit agency dedicated to supporting, developing and promoting artists’ moving image practices in Scotland. Working at the intersection of the contemporary visual arts and film sectors, its core activities include public exhibition and touring projects, learning and professional development for artists and arts professionals, distribution, commissioning and production support, research and sector advocacy. From its offices based in Glasgow, LUX Scotland works with a growing network of national and international partners, including museums, contemporary art organisations, film festivals and educational institutions, to deliver its programme. One of its current priorities is the establishment of a new distribution collection of artists’ moving image based in Scotland. Established in 2014, LUX Scotland is a part of LUX and is supported by Creative Scotland. luxscotland.org.uk
Local Voices is an organisation founded by ethnologists Steve Byrne and Chris Wright, with a mission to help communities across Scotland identify, collect and engage with their local heritage. Local Voices aims to celebrate the traditions and diversity of local communities in the global age, taking in language, song, story, music and memory. To that end, they deliver a variety of projects in schools and wider communities across Scotland, with special focuses on Scots language and traditional arts. localvoices.co.uk
Above image: 'Shore' research still 2018, courtesy Margaret Salmon