Tag: painting

  • Dimittit In Artes premiere

    Dimittit In Artes premiere

    Vernon Bradley: Dimittit In Artes – premiere A new film by Martin Laird about fellow Orkney-based artist Vernon Bradley will premiere on Friday the 7th of June 2024 in Stromness Community Centre, at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £5 and can be purchased on the door. The film is entitled Dimittit In Artes, which is part of…

  • Headhunter (antisyzygy)

    Headhunter (antisyzygy)

    Headhunter (antisyzygy) Headhunter (antisyzygy) is a painting inspired by the extreme survival story of Orcadian Jack Renton, who is sometimes called “The White Headhunter.” Renton was a 19th Century seaman from Stromness who was ‘Shanghai’d’ (abducted) and eventually marooned in the South Seas, drifting for thousands of miles with a few other deserters from the…

  • HMS Pheasant 1917

    HMS Pheasant 1917

    The Orkney News team are seeking funding to make a documentary focussing on the untold story of the crew of HMS Pheasant, lost during WW1 off Orkney.