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Greenock Cut Visitor Centre & Clyde Muirshiel Country Park Nature Trail
Artworks displayed: Saturday 22nd to Sunday 30th October
Exhibition Launch and Guided Tour: Saturday 22nd October
Meeting Point: Greenock Cut Visitor Centre | 2pm - 4pm
2hrs | Free but ticketed

Biotopes is an ongoing body of sculptures in the form of vitrines that magically suspend water above the surface, aiming to enabling the viewer to observe aquatic ecosystems.. Biotopes offer organisms real estate that provides them with a window into the terrestrial realm. 

Matthew Rimmer is a neurodivergent and queer intersex artist, Matthew’s practice is underpinned by ecology, queer theory, sustainability and an interest in aquatic systems.

Join us on Saturday 22 October at Greenock Cut Visitor Centre, Bridge, Inverkip, Cornalees PA16 9LX at 2pm for the opening of 'Biotopes’ and a special guided artist walk.

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2pm: Inverclyde Council Ranger service talk (approx 30 mins), Greenock Cut Visitor Centre. 
2.45pm: Guided Artist Walk by Matthew Rimmer to the artwork locations (Greenock Cut Visitor Centre Pond
and Nature Trail). Please meet at Greenock Cut Visitor Centre. Approx 1 hour. 
4pm: Finish.
Artworks will then be on display on site from Saturday 22nd – Sunday 30th October. Tracks, trails and car parks
are open all day, every day. The Visitor Centre is closed but toilets are open daily 9.15am – 4pm.


Free but ticketed.  Please book via EventBrite here.

Closer to the festival each ticket holder will receive email instructions on how to access and participate in each event. This event has a limited capacity of 40 people so please book to avoid disappointment. 


Commissioned by a Feral Outdoor Arts Bursary. Part of Feral Galoshans Festival Takeover Programme

Galoshans Festival is funded by Creative Scotland and Event Scotland. Lead Festival Partners include: RIG Arts,
CVS Inverclyde, Beacon Art Centre, Magic Torch and Trancnd.


Image Credit: Aga Paulina Mlynczak @aga.mlynczak

Introduction Text by Nell Cardozo: 'Air Diving' Publication as part of an exhibition at 16 Nicholson Street 

Thank you to Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park and particularly Michael Holcombe (Senior Ranger) for all their support.

For detailed access information on each event and location, download the Galoshans Festival Access Information below.

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