The IRIS Collective

Robbie is a Co-curator within the IRIS Collective. IRIS aims to develop Dumfries and Galloway as a centre for book arts in Scotland and internationally.

Exhibitions and publications:

Place, Identity and Memory – books made by artists 2009, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, Scotland.
The exhibition toured libraries and other venues across Dumfries and Galloway including Stranraer Museum and the annual Literary Festival at Wigtown, Scotland’s Book Town.

Power, Presence, Magic. 2010, Curated book of contemporary interpretations.

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Members of IRIS installing Place, Identity and Memory
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Work by Jo Hodges for Iris

‘Girl Running’ by Jo Hodges for Place, Identity and Memory. 2009.

The flick book inside a child’s handbag contains a fragment of super 8 film of the artist as a child running in a garden, a  tiny film study of childhood, memory and loss. The handbag is labelled as if in a lost property office.

Bookmark for Power, Presence, Magic.

Digital image on card

Jo Hodges