Casting the Net **OPENING DAY** (Selkirk) Events and exhibitions open from 2pm…

 

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Casting the Net bkltpge 4&5 Events

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It is opening day and here are the events unfolding today – come along and support contemporary art in the Borders and see how empty spaces can be regenerated and (we hope you agree) be transformed into interesting and stimulating exhibition spaces showcasing the talent of artists working in Scotland. More to follow later…

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Work continues at No. 1 Tower Street and Casting the Net artist, Natasha Smith drops by…

Yesterday work continued on getting No. 1 Tower Street, Selkirk prepared. Keith Alexander was joined by Lawrence Robertson of Selkirk Regeneration Company (thank you!) who have taken on the ownership of No. 1 described as ‘…the derelict shop at the foot of Tower Street.   The windows have now been repaired, and we are seeking funding to renovate the inside.  The long-term vision is for it to be useful community resource.’

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Casting the Net artist, Natasha Smith, came in with some of her work to try out in the space so we could see how it looked in the light. No. 1 is looking dazzling with its fresh coat of white paint and there has been alot of interest from people passing and looking into the shop.

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Some snaps of Natasha’s work before is it exhibited,  beautifully carved into pieces of slate and sandstone. Please look at her website at http://natashastonecarving.co.uk for more of her work and have a look on our artists page to read more about Natasha’s approach to Casting the Net.