Saffy Setohy and Margaret Kerr

A close up of artist Saffy Setohy

Saffy Setohy is an artist from a dance background, and Margaret Kerr is a visual artist. They have been working together, in collaboration with other artists and a wide range of community members in Possilpark, to make artworks and facilitate events in creative response to Cowlairs a large area of local green space and ‘derelict’ land marked for housing development.

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Over the coming months, Saffy, Margaret and collaborators will continue to work closely with community members in Possilpark to explore, understand and celebrate tree life in Cowlairs.

Through a range of walking, movement, visual arts, photography and citizen science activities, they will generate co-created artworks to be shared in a public exhibition in Possilpark Library, opening on the afternoon of Wednesday 7 February.

Alongside this, Saffy and Margaret are working with Clyde Climate Forest/Green Action Trust and Glasgow City Council to map tree life in Cowlairs and understand how to enhance and support this precious green ecology. This mapping will inform a community tree planting event, meal and film screening on Saturday 16 March.

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Below: In a short film, Saffy and Margaret introduce a project they led with participants in Glasgow's Canal Ward.

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