A leading Scottish artist has found surprise inspiration in the Tayside countryside after taking a trip through the Angus glens.
20 years on, why Dundee Contemporary Arts remains ‘local in intention and international in ambition’
As Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) celebrates its 20th anniversary, Michael Alexander discovers the arts centre remains true to its original vision.
Vision of the future: How Robots exhibition at National Museum of Scotland puts the ‘human’ into humanoid
As a major Robots exhibition comes to the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, Michael Alexander glimpses the future and discovers that so much of robotics is dependent on an understanding of humanity.
Michael Alexander discovered why Holiday Inn Express at Southwark was an ideal base to get into the Christmas spirit during 48 hours in London.
Dweller by the sea: ‘Beautiful’ instrument guides the hand of Andrew Wasylyk as new album inspired by Hospitalfield in Arbroath
When renowned Dundee-based musician and producer Andrew Mitchell was granted a five-month residency at Hospitalfield arts centre in Arbroath earlier this year to create new music for their restored 19th century Erard Grecian harp, he created melodies and progressions echoing the building’s unique relationship with the looming North Sea horizon.
Supping Wi’ Fifers: Idlewild indie legend Roddy Woomble making amends for ‘Dundee-Fife divide’ of his youth!
He has toured the world as frontman of Scottish Indie giants Idlewild.
Gregarious Glasgow: Following in the footsteps of Charles Rennie Mackintosh 150 years after his birth
Michael Alexander spent a weekend in Glasgow following in the footsteps of designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh who was born 150 years ago this year.
As the eyes of the design world land on the V&A and Dundee, the pride and passion that the people of Tayside and Fife have for the Tay area is being reflected in a five week exhibition opening at the Tatha Gallery in Newport.
From Primal Scream to Teenage Fanclub: Scotland’s indie music scene celebrated in Fife man’s new film
To coincide with its cinematic release in Dundee, Michael Alexander speaks to Grant McPhee - the Fife-raised director of feature film Teenage Superstars.
‘Cool’ to produce Gaelic computer game soundtrack in Dundee, says Simple Minds bass player Ged Grimes
Gaelic music composed by Dundee-born Simple Minds bass player Ged Grimes takes centre stage in a new video game set in 18th century Scotland. Michael Alexander spoke to Ged to find out more.