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Corin Sworn

'Corin Sworn'

21 Woodlands Terrace, Glasgow G3 6DF

9 August – 13 September  2014

For GENERATION, The Common Guild presented consecutive solo exhibitions by Hayley Tompkins, Corin Sworn and Duncan Campbell. These were the three artists presented by The Common Guild for the exhibition Scotland + Venice 2013, a Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia.

Corin Sworn creates installations that explore the ways objects can circulate stories and histories. Often combining images with spoken narrative, her work examines the cultural and personal significance attributed to things and how they in turn narrate us as social subjects.

Sworn's film ‘The Foxes’ stemmed from a re-discovered collection of slides taken in Peru by the artist’s father in the 1970s, which she used to explore aspects of imaging, memory, place and oral history.

Photography by Ruth Clark