In The Making Glasgow

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Arts collective In The Making Glasgow are Jennifer Olley and Lynsey Wells. Their previous Artists in Communities commission was inspired by the UCI World championships in Glasgow (2023), cycling, and all that cycling can represent: 'Democratic and sustainable, it can offer not just a sport or a way to get around, but also an alternative way to experience the world.'

In The Making Glasgow are now working with local schools and organisations to make art that celebrates what the world can provide for us - food, fresh air, and a space to play - and raises awareness that these need to be protected. 

St Paul's Primary and Whiteinch Primary schools have already created beautiful, vibrant, colourful posters for their local neighbourhood. Next, Jennifer and Lynsey will work with other local schools to look at road safety, in response to a desire from local residents, who are campaigning for safer crossings for pedestrians and better lighting. They plan to help pupils create a public artwork for the Thornwood roundabout that raises awareness of these important issues.

Below: Watch a short film about the collective during a previous commission

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A short film of In The Making Glasgow during a previous Glasgow Life residency

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