Copyright Ailie Rutherford 2020

Artist in Residence at Govanhill Baths in Glasgow, 2014

To coincide with the Baths’ Centenary my residency focused on the next 100 years, asking those who know the building best to share their visions for the future.
Discussions centred on community ownership, resource consumption and how new technologies might affect the way we live together, shaping a collective vision of the Baths and local community over the next century.

The resulting artwork, a Future Archive, for Govanhill Baths was presented as part of the 100 Years of Govanhill Baths archive project

Swimsuit for Energy Generation

Talking Soap for Govanhill Baths
After restrictions on water heating in the home came into force Govanhill Baths reopened as a public washouse for communal bathing.
The talking soap regulates water usage speaking in over 100 languages: You have used your water allowance for today. Please exit the shower.

Photography by Adele McVay and Bob Moyler
Video by Bob Moyler

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