2 events – 1 ticket
1.30pm: Scotland: Mapping the Islands
Featuring some of the most beautiful and significant maps from the National Library of Scotland’s collection, covering population, place-names, defence, civic improvement, natural resources, navigation, and leisure and tourism, the story of Scottish islands from the earliest maps to the most up-to date techniques of digital mapping. With Christopher Fleet.
Christopher Fleet is Senior Map Curator in the National Library of Scotland with particular responsibilities for digital mapping.
3pm: Into the Unwild: Forensic aerial views
Patricia & Angus Macdonald of the Aerographica Partnership specialize in environmental research, record and interpretation of semi-natural and cultural landscapes, mainly using aerial photography and environment-related aerial art projects. Their award-winning imagery is exhibited and published in both editorial and fine-art contexts, and held in public and private collections, internationally. www.aerographica.org’
Angus Macdonald BSc PhD FSA(Scot) Hon FRSGS is Professor Emeritus and former Head of the School of Arts, Culture and Environment of the University of Edinburgh. Artist-photographer, Patricia Macdonald BSc PhD FRSE FSA (Scot) FRSA Hon FRSGS Hon FICS is researcher in environmental history, perception and iconography (and Honorary Fellow at the University of Edinburgh).