The excellent Cupar Arts Festival has just got underway and runs until 17 October. An impressive list of interesting visual arts events has been put together, including a man wondering around town dressed as a pig, handwriting cut into the town’s park grass and video projections onto buildings of people immersed in water. There are lots of live music performances and family activities too.
Also featured is the work of champion bodybuilder, artist and prisoner Michele Caira. Caira is currently serving 8 years in HMP Glenochil and was commissioned by the prison governer to create two large scale paintings for the prison walls (above). Carolyn Scott has put together a fascinating study into Caira and his art which can be seen at, appropriately, the Old Prison Cells in Cupar until 13 October. The installation includes film, interviews, sketchbooks and photography.