Age of Oil

An exhibition showcasing the work of artist Sue Jane Taylor and the relationship between art, environment & industry.

When, Where & How Much...

Date(s): 21 July 2017 to 05 November 2017
Time(s): 10am - 5pm
Where: National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Old Town
Price: This is a free event

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Age of Oil
About Age of Oil

Exploring the people and places of Scotland’s offshore energy industry, this contemporary art exhibition showcases the work of visual artist Sue Jane Taylor who has worked in some of the most remote and challenging environments in Scotland.
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This multi-media exhibition will bring a unique perspective to the relationship between art, environment and industry while revealing a relatively alien way of life on board a North Sea oil platform.

Linking closely to themes introduced in the Energise gallery, this exhibition will consider the future of energy in Scotland and the challenges of removing a structure the size of the Eiffel Tower from the middle of the North Sea from the artist’s perspective.

About the artist

Sue Jane Taylor has spent for over thirty years recording the lives of workers in the North Sea oil industry. Her work extends to cover the offshore renewable energy industry, where she has followed developments from fabrication to installation. Taylor has exhibited, carried out public commissions and held artist-residencies nationally and internationally. These images are a selection of Sue Jane Taylor's work from previous projects.

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