Artists’ films

Find out more about some of the artists involved in the exhibition and the ideas behind their work..

A large table is covered with leaves, paper, drawings and brushes made from twigs.

Gelawesh Waledkhani and Lise Bjørne Linnert

Watch footage taken during the workshops with collaborators.

The artist, a middle aged man, crouches in the very long grass.

Common Agency Projects (Shane Waltener & Laura Glaser)

Commoning Action #14: How to stand your ground generously.

A public bench which has been repaired with new wooden slats and inlaid decoration.

Linda Brothwell

Watch Finbar Marcel’s film responding to Linda’s work and the themes of care and repair.

An embroidered map of Glasgow.

Deirdre Nelson

Watch Deirdre’s vlog about the ideas behind her work.

Where Next?

Artist: Gelawesh Waledkhani and Lise Bjørne Linnert

Collaborating with undocumented migrants in Norway.

Learning resource: Healing

Thinking about how artists use materials and skills.

A leaf has been decorated with embroidery stitches.

Become a commoner

Learn more about commons.

Rehearsing the dance. Two adults roll in the long grass, their legs and arms in the air.

Artist: Alice McLean and Justine Boussard

Campaigning to protect community assets.

A silver token, like a big coin.


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