The Archivist was part installation, part performance that explored, expanded and illuminated some of the ideas, proposals and visions submitted to the Environmental Art Festival Scotland 2015. The Archivist toured the region for the 4 days of the festival, with a trunk containing representations of 25 ideas. At each location The Archivist engaged audiences in discussions about art and environment through the presentation of each object.
Jo and Robbie worked with each artist to create a representation of their idea for the trunk. in some cases, the artists submitted a model or soundtrack for inclusion themselves, in other cases, Jo and Robbie created the item.
In addition to creating the Archivist and the trunk, Jo and Robbie also presented two of their ideas through the work.
Images below feature work by Mike Inglis, Karen Gabbitas, Debbie Ryan, Irene Rogan, Andrea Geile, Bob Budd, Robbie Colemann and Jo Hodges, Aileen Jones, Paul Henry, Simon Fildes.