SWG3 Studio Director and Yardworks co-founder Gaz Mac and studio resident James Klinge spoke to The Guardian about the council's exploration of safe, legal spaces for artists to develop their work.
We were delighted to hear of Glasgow City Council's plans to explore options for setting up legal walls for the city's emerging artists to develop their graffiti and urban art work in a safe environment. On the back of SWG3's ongoing mission to champion urban arts, and the talented young people they attract, at the start of the year The Guardian's Libby Brooks caught up with Studio Director and Yardworks co-founder Gaz Mac, and studio resident James Klinge, to find out their views. Read the article on The Guardian website.
We'd like to thank The Guardian for their focus on the work we're doing here, and for profiling Glasgow's incredible "street art renaissance". We have our fingers crossed for our city and its wildly creative young artists.
“Glasgow has such a rich art history, and the murals are bringing that excitement back to the city. People can think of a gallery as a really intimidating place to go into, but anyone that can walk down the street and see this mural in its progress – that’s their art gallery.”