Stirling’s streets transformed by art

THE streets of Stirling have been transformed by the work of local artists.

Following an initiative by members of the local Business Improvement District (BID), previously empty shops have been given over to individual artists to exhibit their work.

Says a media release, here: “The Street Stories initiative features a range of animated artworks on eight shop windows, including the former BHS and Argos stores, in a move aimed at revitalising the city as it prepares to welcome shoppers back [from the lockdown response to the Coronavirus pandemic] next week.

In a twist, the exhibition makes use of the computer-generated, interactive experience, Augmented Reality.

Adds the release: “The ground-breaking project, organised by the team at Go Forth Stirling Business Improvement District (BID), showcases the work of a range of Scottish artists, including Jacqueline Marr, Michael Corr and David Galletly.

“Each artwork is brought to life via interactive Augmented Reality (AR) and forms part of a trail telling the stories of Stirling’s people, heritage and history via mediums such as mosaic, dance, mural, digital and fluid art.”

Pictured: Alloa-based artist, Michael Corr’s colourful mural of national poet, Robert Burns, in the former premises of The Works.

Picture creditFocas Media

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