Sibongile: Oral History from vaughn sadie on Vimeo.
While researching parking meters in Dundee, these are some of the interesting alternative uses we found. […]
Things have been pretty full-on since our arrival back in Dundee for what is the third and final leg of our Living Within History project. There hasn’t been much time to sit down and pen weekly progress reports, so we hope the following posts give a clearer sense of what has been going down and […]
These are some of the collages we made while facilitating the workshops. Neil Vaughn
The following stills are a selection of imagery generated from a series of workshops held twice a week throughout December at the Umzinyathi Education centre. Various youngsters and community members participated in the workshops, liberally cutting up and re-arranging over 400 images of Dundee (mostly sourced from the Talana Archives). The first session of […]
So we cracked our first appearance in the Dundee Courier (the weekly newspaper) a few weeks back. The headline accompanying the article read “Strangeness in our Ordinariness.” Strange indeed, the sight of two blond guys traipsing around town, technology and tripod in tow, documenting oddities such as parking- metres, post-boxes and the vacant municipal swimming […]
The following photographs are stills taken from the prison camp scrap-book of William Johannes Smit (Perhaps the founding father of a movement currently all the rage amongst housewives and book-club cliques) who was imprisoned from 1900-1902 on the island of Ceylon, during the Anglo-Boer War. Smit was a keen collector of the flora and […]
KILTY’S FACTORY, DUNDEE, 1956 KILTY’S FACTORY WORKERS, 1956 KILTY’S TOFFEE BOX Kilty’s sweet manufactures opened their first factory in the Wasbank Valley in 1946. The Factory relocated to Dundee in 1956. Kilty’s closed its doors in 1983. Kilty’s was known for producing a wide range of sweets including LIFE SAVERS and Beechies “South Africa’s much […]