Simon Yuill Collection.

Reference Code

GB243 T/SOR/25

Title

Simon Yuill Collection

Dates of Creation

c.1995 – 2012

Extent

1 folder

Name of Creators

Simon Yuill

Level of Description

Fonds

 Administrative History

Simon Yuill is an artist, writer and programmer based in Glasgow. His work includes the use of interview and research processes, film, publishing, and custom software systems. He was the inaugral winner pf the Vilem Flusser Theory Award (Berlin, 2008), has been a Research Resident at the Piet Zwart Institue (Rotterdam, 2005), and is currently an Honorary Research Fellow with the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths College.

Biography from Simon Yuill, Stackwalker, (CCA: Glasgow, 2012)

 Scope and Content

The collection is comprised of photographs, film, and a book by Simon Yuill.

 System of Arrangement

Items are arranged according to their original order where possible.

 Custodial History

Previously held by Simon Yuill.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Simon Yuill

 Appraisal, Destruction, Scheduling

Appraised according to the Spirit of Revolt appraisal policy.

 Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

Access Conditions

Open

Copyright Reproduction

Application for reproduction should be made to the Spirit of Revolt group.

Existence of Copies

No known copies.

Finding Aids

Descriptive list available at Glasgow City Archives and on the Spirit of Revolt website.

Publication Note

No known publications.

Related collections

Other Spirit of Revolt (Ref: T/SOR) collections held at Glasgow City Archives.

Date(s) of Description

Compiled by Christopher Cassells (Project Archivist), June 2013.

 

1 Publications
1 (Book) ISBN: 978-0-9562713.8.9 Stackwalker: Interviews 2008-2010. By Simon Yuill. Published by CCA, Glasgow. Interviews recorded over a period from August 2008 to June 2010, mostly in the Hebrides and the North East of Scotland, with others in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and London. Presented as near verbatim transcripts following the original order of recording.Front Cover.Back Cover.


2012
2 Photographs
1 CD of 240 photographs of Pollok Free State.

A collection of photographs, articles, documents, posters and publications from the Pollok Free State.
Pollok Free State: an organisation protesting against the building of the M77 motorway through public woodlands in Pollok in 1995. This motorway development would cut through one of Europe’s largest inner city public commons. The rights of local people to determine the use and development of public space were also an issue. It was part of a bigger ‘No M77’ protest across Glasgow that included many groups, including Earth First! and Glasgow For People, and attracted support internationally.From the Spirit of Revolt Archive: Simon Yuill Collection.
c.1995
3 Film
1 To Pollok With Love.A video about Pollok Free State: an organisation protesting against the building of the M77 motorway through public woodlands in Pollok in 1995. This motorway development would cut through one of Europe’s largest inner city public commons. The rights of local people to determine the use and development of public space were also an issue. It was part of a bigger ‘No M77’ protest across Glasgow that included many groups, including Earth First! and Glasgow For People, and attracted support internationally.MPEG4.

Ogg Video.

c.1995