Lure of the Lost

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A Contemporary Pilgrimage: Walking from Huntly to Venice.

In 2015, Deveron Projects commissed artist Anthony Schrag to undertake a long-distance walk from our home town of Huntly in the North East of Scotland to the Venice Biennale. The Venice Biennale is widely recognised as the largest and most significant art festival in the world, and Anthony’s 2657km, 88-day walk was framed as a pilgrimage to this sacred site for many artists. By walking there, we aimed to question what it means to exhibit in such a prestigious place, and the desire of wanting to be accepted.

Anthony Schrag

Anthony Schrag is a Canadian artist based in Edinburgh, who stayed with us in the summer of 2011 to investigate the role of fathers in today's society. Anthony returned to Deveron Projects in 2015 for a project of epic scale, Lure of the Lost. His practice...

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