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The Town Is The Venue Town Collection

Alec Finlay

Beyond Mountains, 2011

Coynachie Guest House, Gartly
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Inspired by the 17th C. Japanese poet Matsuo Basho, whose epic ‘Oku-no-hosomichi’ (Narrow Road to the Deep North) is a masterpiece of travel literature, Scottish artist Alec Finlay & writer Ken Cockburn journeyed through their own homeland in 2010/11. On their way they composed The Road North, a word map of Scotland. The journey took in 53 ‘stations’, number 32 being Huntly. Stirred by their stay at Coynachie guesthouse, Alex produced this work for the town collection.

Host website: www.coynachieguesthouse.com

 

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