22nd February 2023
12th November 2015
The (Re)Imagining Youth team are sharing their work in an exhibition in Glasgow that combines photographs, illustrations, audio recordings and a specially installed “close” complete with authentic graffiti by exhibition visitors.
The Glasgow exhibition runs until November 14 at The Bridge, Easterhouse, and forms part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Festival of Social Science.
It focuses on changing representations and realities of youth leisure in Glasgow and Hong Kong, bringing together images from the groundbreaking work of sociologist Pearl Jephcott in the 1960s with contemporary illustration and photography.
The work of the (Re)Imagining Youth researchers – Susan Batchelor, Alistair Fraser, Lisa Whittaker and Leona LI Ngai Ling – in incorporated into the exhibition in the form of field notes, audio recordings and quotes from interview with young people about housing, regeneration, the Scottish independence referendum and the Umbrella protest movement in Hong Kong.
The exhibition is open Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm, with late opening until 8pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.