Viviana Checchia is the Public Engagement Curator at CCA Glasgow. Prior to taking up her role at CCA, Viviana produced and contributed to a range of international projects, including the Young Artist of the Year Award 2014 (YAYA) in Ramallah, which supports young Palestinian artists with a curatorial focus on learning and development; and the 4th Athens Biennale, which reimagined the biennale format as a space for cultural debate and grassroots organizing.
Robben Island, situated 8km off the coast of Cape Town, or Mother City as it is affectionately known, is unmistakably etched into the horizon and ‘visible’ in more ways than one to the local, as well as visiting eye.
Are the Rebel Alliance headquarters on Yavin 4 similar to the Mayan pyramids? Should the crumbling film sets of Tataouine that still stand in the Tunisian desert be considered an archaeological monument?
Louise Schofield has been working in Ethiopia since 2006, directing archaeological, conservation and development projects in that extraordinary country. The search for the Queen of Sheba brought her to her current site in Tigray, northeastern Ethiopia.