Please scroll down for a selection of Reviews, Feature Articles, Interviews, Exhibition Catalogue Essays, Books, Fiction and Poetry.


Collective action. Collaboration, rebellion, creative dialogue: Surrealism and ideological defiance. Surreal Encounters- Collecting the Marvellous, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. The Times Literary Supplement July 22 2016 No.5912 http://www.the-tls.co.uk http://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/private/collective-action/

This Way Up Exhibition Innovation Conference, HOME, Manchester. Review, Film Hub Scotland. December 2015.http://www.filmhubscotland.com/news-and-blog/blog/2015/december/cinema-is-where-ive-learned/ PDF Version: This Way Up FHS Blogpost

Natural and Sacred Forces, The Art of Australia, Royal Academy, London, November 2013.http://www.cassone-art.com/magazine/article/2013/11/natural-and-sacred-forces-the-art-of-australia/?psrc=around-the-galleries PDF Version:AUSTRALIA

Waterlines: Will Maclean and Marian Leven,The Sir Duncan Rice Library Gallery, University of Aberdeen, March 2013 http://northings.com/2013/03/15/waterlines-marian-leven-and-will-maclean-2/ PDF: Waterlines

Faces and Figures from the Permanent Collection– Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, January 2013.http://northings.com/2013/01/16/faces-and-figures-from-the-permanent-collection/ PDF: Faces and Figures from the Permanent Collection

10th Inverness Film Festival, November 2012.http://northings.com/2012/11/13/10th-inverness-film-festival/ PDF:10th Inverness Film Festival

Steve Dilworth- Mortal Remains. Retrospective Exhibition, An Lanntair, Isle of Lewis, October 2012.http://northings.com/2012/10/23/mortal-remains/ PDF:Steve Dilworth Mortal Remains

Masters And Champions, Classical Greece: 300 Years of British Inspiration. Moray Art Centre, Findhorn, August 2012.http://northings.com/2012/06/11/masters-and-champions-classical-greece-300-years-of-british-inspiration/ PDF:Masters And Champions

Annie Cattrell, Timespan, Northings, August 2012. PDF:Annie Cattrell

Drawing From the Landscape. Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, July 2012.http://northings.com/2012/07/03/drawing-from-the-landscape/ PDF:Drawing From The Landscape

The Force of Form and Memory. Compass Gallery at IMAG, Northings, June 2012. PDF:The Force and Form of Memory

Karla Black- Glasgow Museum of Modern Art, June 2012.Karla Black Glasgow Museum of Modern Art

Henry Fraser and David Cook. Kilmorack Gallery, Northings,  April 2012. PDF:Henry Fraser and David Cook

Will Maclean: Collected Works 1970 -2010. The Fleming Collection, London/ “Lead and Line”, Art First, London, June 2011 http://northings.com/2011/06/04/will-maclean/ PDF:Will Maclean Collected Works 1970-2010

A Humane Architecture: Photographs of Edwin Smith. Moray Art Centre, Findhorn, July 2011. http://northings.com/2011/05/17/a-humane-architecture-photographs-of-edwin-smith/ PDF:A Humane Architecture

Eugenia Vronskaya-A River Runs Through. Kilmorack Gallery, August 2011. http://northings.com/2011/08/07/eugenia-vronskaya-a-river-runs-through/ PDF:Eugenia Vronskaya A River Runs Through

Charles McQueen RSW, Alan MacDonald and James Hawkins. Kilmorack Gallery, September, 2011.http://northings.com/2011/09/19/charles-macqueen-rsw-james-hawkins-alan-macdonald/ PDF:Charles McQueen, Alan MacDonald, James Hawkins

Life’s Tender Journey: Neil MacPherson, Brown’s Gallery, Tain, October 2011.http://northings.com/2011/10/18/neil-macpherson-lifes-tender-journey/ PDF:Neil MacPherson

9th Inverness Film Festival, November 2011.http://northings.com/2011/11/15/9th-inverness-film-festival-2011/ PDF: 9th Inverness Film Festival 2011

The Making of Longbird, A Retrospective. Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, December 2011.http://northings.com/2011/12/03/the-making-of-longbird-a-retrospective/ PDF:The Making of Longbird

8th Inverness Film Festival, November 2010.http://northings.com/2010/11/09/inverness-film-festival-2010/ PDF:Inverness Film Festival 2010

Frances Walker-A Place Observed in Solitude. Retrospective, Aberdeen Art Gallery, February 2010.http://northings.com/2010/02/17/frances-walker-place-observed-in-solitude-aberdeen-art-gallery-aberdeen/ PDF:Frances Walker A Place Observed in Solitude

Artist Rooms, Robert Mapplethorpe-Portraits. Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, April 2009.http://northings.com/2009/04/28/robert-mapplethorpe-portraits/ PDF:Robert Mapplethorpe

Sound of Sleat, Shadows. John Schueler, Moray Art Centre, Findhorn, June 2009.http://northings.com/2009/06/17/jon-schueler-sound-of-sleat-shadows/ PDF:Jon Schueler

Tanja Liedtke’s Twelfth Floor. Eden Court Theatre, Inverness, February 2009.http://northings.com/2009/02/18/tanja-liedtkes-twelfth-floor/ PDF:Tanja Liedtke Twelfth Floor

Kate Whiteford, Land Drawings. Blackdog Publishing, London,AN Book Review, January 2009.https://www.a-n.co.uk/p/511875 PDF:Kate Whiteford AN Book Review

Hannah Frank- Glasgow Artist. 2005 Review published in “Hannah Frank- Footsteps on the Sands of Time” Edited by Fiona Frank and Judith Coyle. Published by Kenny & Boyd, 2008.PDF: Hannah Frank

John Bellany, Browns Gallery, Tain, October 2008. http://northings.com/2008/10/07/john-bellany/ PDF:John Bellany

Fire- The Scottish Ensemble, Eden Court Theatre, November 2008. http://northings.com/2008/11/19/scottish-ensemble-fire/ PDF:Scottish Ensemble Fire

Conversations-Nathan Coley. Doggerfisher Gallery, Edinburgh, September 2007. http://www.a-n.co.uk/interface/reviews/single/377473

War Tourist- Joyce.W.Cairns. Aberdeen Art Gallery, March 2006. http://northings.com/2006/03/24/joyce-cairns-war-tourist/ PDF:JOYCE CAIRNS WAR TOURIST


Interview with musicians Stephen Horne and Tony Orrell, Halloween Screamathon, October 2015. http://whatsonhighlands.com/features/1275-screamathon-interview-stephen-horne-tony-orrell PDF:Halloween Screamathon Interview Stephen Horne and Tony Orrell

Interview with Silent Film Composer and Musician Stephen Horne, The Phantom Carriage, Whatsonhighlands, October 2014. http://whatsonhighlands.com/features/881-interview-stephen-horne PDF:Interview with Stephen Horne

Interview with Composer and Musician Jane Gardner Dragnet Girl, Whatsonhighlands,June 2014.http://whatsonhighlands.com/features/736-interview-jane-gardner-for-dragnet-girl-movie PDF:Interview with Jane Gardner Dragnet Girl

Interview with Artist Allan MacDonald, Northings, March 2011 http://northings.com/2011/03/01/an-interview-with-allan-macdonald/ PDF:An Interview with Allan MacDonald Northings March 2011

Between The Lines, Interview with Artist Eugenie Vronskaya, June 2008. http://northings.com/2008/06/06/eugenia-vronskaya/ PDF:Eugenia Vronskaya Interview

Unboarding Sorely’s Window, Interview with Professor Murdo MacDonald, Window to the West, Northings, August 2007 http://northings.com/2007/08/16/murdo-macdonald/ PDF:Murdo Macdonald Interview

Catalogue Texts

In Bloom | Colin Brown exhibition catalogue introduction, Kilmorack Gallery May 2021 https://issuu.com/kilmorack/docs/colin_brown_-_in_bloom-f10_0da195104b858c?fr=sNGRmODM0NTQ4NjI

Transparency Allan MacDonald Solo Exhibition catalogue introduction, Kilmorack Gallery 24 Aug – 21 Sept 2019.https://indd.adobe.com/view/6f419711-e67a-4b9d-888b-f95a2c809dd3

Beast Helen Denerley exhibition catalogue introduction Kilmorack Gallery 21 July – 17 Aug 2019.https://indd.adobe.com/view/673899dd-c14e-44af-804e-0e4ff68753ad

The Magic Gate and Other Stories. Introduction to the work of Joyce W Cairns. Kilmorack Gallery 29 Sept- 27 Oct 2018. https://indd.adobe.com/view/a4c2e03d-b513-4647-8569-fcd509aed5e7

Land, Sea and Sky-Beka Globe. Introduction for book of photography by Beka Globe. Published by the Mission House Studio, September 2017. ISBN 978-1-9997251-0-5.

Steve Dilworth- Off the Rock, solo exhibition catalogue essay. Published to coincide with the exhibition 6-30 September, 2017. Pangolin London. ISBN 978-0-9956213-3-6 http://www.pangolinlondon.com/downloads/pangolinlondon/catalogues/steve%20dilworth%20catalogue%20final%20proof.pdf

ARK, an exhibition of 90 works by 50 sculptors, 7th July- 15th October 2017. Catalogue entry on Steve Dilworth. Published by Chester Cathedral, 2017. ISBN 978-0-9570417-4-5. https://chestercathedral.com/ark-exhibition/ 

James Lumsden, Echoes, Sarah Myerscough Gallery, London, October 2013. http://jameslumsden.blogspot.co.uk/ PDF:James Lumsden Echoes

Immersion, The Art of Christopher Wood. Solo Exhibition Catalogue text. Kilmorack Gallery, July 2012. PDF: Immersion The Art of Christopher Wood

6°WEST Artist Collective, Inch Kenneth Residency, November 2011. http://6degreeswest.blogspot.co.uk/p/6west-inch-kenneth-residency-by.html PDF:6 Degrees West Inch Kenneth Residency

Mhairi Killin -Absent Voices, An Tobar, Isle of Mull & Touring, July 2009.PDF: Mhairi Killin Absent Voices

mouth piece- Joe Davie, Castle Gallery, Inverness, September 2008. PDF:mouth piece Joe Davie

Jonathan Shearer, New Paintings, Arndean Gallery, London. April 2008

Allan MacDonald Solo Exhibition, Duncan Campbell Fine Art, London. November 2007.

This Way Up, Introduction to Moray College Degree Show. June 2007.

Feature Articles

Mark Edwards- Master of Suspense, Kilmorack Gallery Stories May 2020 https://www.kilmorackgallery.co.uk/artists/136-mark-edwards/blog/

Beauty Tricks – Pinkie Maclure, Kilmorack Gallery Stories Dec 2019 https://www.kilmorackgallery.co.uk/artists/268-pinkie-maclure/blog/

Energy, Concept and Material – The Art of Steve Dilworth Scottish Society for Art History Journal No 24 (2019-2020) Sculpture in Scotland Nov 2019 https://ssahistory.wordpress.com/publications/

Worlds of Possibility- The Art of Colin Brown, Kilmorack Gallery, June 2018. https://kilmorackgallery.blogspot.com/2018/06/worlds-of-possibility-art-of-colin-brown.html

Art Without Time- Steve Dilworth, Magalogue No1 Scottish Art Magazine, April-May 2018: https://indd.adobe.com/view/a2900cd2-c7be-4b95-9bc8-dc37399f30b4 PDF: https://www.kilmorackgallery.co.uk/usr/library/documents/main/51/steve-dilworth-art-without-time-georgina-coburn-writes-march2018.pdf

The 7th Hippodrome Silent Film Festival 2017 Film notes for closing gala performance of Chicago (1927)  Page1: https://www.facebook.com/hippfest/photos/a.1390216347701666.1073741834.479253602131283/1390216654368302/?type=3&theater  Page2: https://www.facebook.com/hippfest/photos/a.1390216347701666.1073741834.479253602131283/1390216397701661/?type=3&theater

Boundaries of Perception- A New Highland Territory, Paper on the Art of Mhairi Killin and Steve Dilworth, Published in “Stravaig” Issue 2 Geopoetics Journal March 2013. (Originally presented at Windows to the West; “State of the Art- Visual Tradition and Innovation and the Highlands and Islands of Scotland” Conference. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh June 2010.) http://www.geopoetics.org.uk/online-journal-stravaig/stravaig-issue-2/

School of Saatchi. December 2009, Northings, PDF:Speakout School Of Saatchi 2009

Boundaries of Perception, AN Magazine, Nov 2008.http://www.a-n.co.uk/interface/reviews/single/469669

Floating Stones-Lotte Globb, April 2008.http://northings.com/2008/04/16/floating-stones-lotte-glob-2/ PDF:Floating Stones

Art In Architecture. Eden Court Theatre Refurbishment, Inverness, December 2007.http://northings.com/2007/12/14/eden-court-art-project/ PDF:Eden Court Art Project

Shooting Clay- Allison Weightman, Sept, 2007http://northings.com/2007/09/26/allison-weightman-2/ PDF:Allison Weightman

Steve Dilworth- Beyond Sculpture, July 2007.  http://northings.com/2007/07/01/steve-dilworth/ PDF:Steve Dilworth

Lotte Glob Sculpture Croft, Northings, June 2007. PDF:Lotte Glob Sculpture Croft

Fiction and Poetry

Poem ‘Harvest’ by Georgina Coburn included in  All Becomes Art – Part One Edited by Colin Herd and Sam Small, Speculative Books, Glasgow, February 2022 (IBSN 978-1-912917-40-2) An anthology of new writing in response to the paintings and drawings of Joan Eardley in celebration of the centenary of her birth in 2021. https://www.speculativebooks.net/shop/all-becomes-art-vol-1

Short Story,The Projectionist by Georgina Coburn in Reel to Rattling Reel: Stories and Poems About Memories of Cinema-Going, Edited by Sarah Neely and Nalini Paul.  November, 2018 by Cranachan Press.


Commissioned Report “Five Challenges- A View of the Current State of the Visual Arts in the Highlands and Islands” (June- October 2006. http://issuu.com/hi-arts/docs/hi-arts_-_five_challenges_visual_arts_report/1 PDF:HI-Arts-Five_Challenges_Visual_Arts_report_2006-final

2 thoughts on “Writing

  1. Hello! Will your book about Steve Dilworth be available soon, or is it already available and I just can’t find it?

    Your “Energy, Concept, and Material” was so fantastic.

    Thank you!

    Bethany Fine


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