In Conversation with Kathrin Böhm
26 Jan 2017
NN Contemporary Art, Northampton
People Powered Money
Speaking as one of the founders of Glasgow Pound Working Group, at the launch of the People Powered Money: Building a community currency for Glasgow event, Harrison explains how her interest in community currencies emerged from the Say No to Tesco campaign in 2013, showing how they can be a powerful tool for radically re-thinking Glasgow’s economy and building a more equal, connected and sustainable city. (Timecode 00:00-04:00)
Scottish Artists Union AGM
Harrison was invited to be guest speaker at the 2016 AGM of the Scottish Artists Union, the union she has been a member of since 2010. She offered some insights into her research and work during The Glasgow Effect, in relation to some timeless trade union themes: solidarity and exploitation.
Get Glasgow Moving
Speaking as founder of the Bring Back British Rail campaign at the Get Glasgow Moving! Building a citywide Public Transport campaign meeting, Harrison gives an account of her experience of various public transportation systems in cities around the UK to show how and why Glasgow must radically transform its own. (Timecode 08:54-19:25)
What can the world learn from radical approaches to socially engaged art-making?
Harrison was invited to introduce the Radical Renewable Art + Activism Fund project as part of this panel discussion chaired by Anna Cutler at the third International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC3) exploring ‘Best, next and radical practice in participatory arts‘. (Timecode 00:56-09:05)
In Conversation with Doug Fishbone
5 May 2016
New Art Exchange, Nottingham
19 Mar 2016
Somerset House, London
The Glasgow Effect
Harrison was invited by the Scottish Artists Union to speak via Skype to the Cross-Party Group on Culture at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on 1 March 2016. She screened The Glasgow Effect by Wee D before discussing his arguments in relation to wider debates about arts funding, economic policy and social change.
Think Global, Act Local!
Harrison’s first public appearance following the start of The Glasgow Effect, was this Skype presentation to the Annual Symposium of the Centre for Environmental Change & Human Resilience at the University of Dundee, where she has been employed as a lecturer since 2013.
4 Jul 2015
Academy of Art & Design FHNW, Basel (Switzerland)
Glasgow’s Green: Imagining a Sustainable City
14 Mar 2015
5 Mar 2015
Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
20 Nov 2014
Brandts 13, Odense (Denmark)