4:3 – separate projections combine unifying, becoming whole
Ross Hogg
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Open Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm (or late on performance evenings)

Explore the first solo exhibition in a public institution by BAFTA award-winning Scottish artist and filmmaker Ross Hogg

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For the first time in a public gallery setting see Ross Hogg’s most recent artist’s films including Just Agree Then, Isabella, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Spectators, Scribbledub and Life Cycles alongside his most ambitious body of work to date entitled 4:3 – commissioned by Horsecross Arts, premiered at Glasgow Short Film Festival, acquired for Threshold artspace and touring to Vienna in partnership with VIS Vienna Shorts 2019.

Re-discover the legacy of the animation film pioneers including the Scottish Canadian artist Norman McLaren and tap into the energy of their pioneering successors including Ross Hogg.

Curated by Iliyana Nedkova. Produced by Horsecross Arts, the artist and curator for Threshold artspace. In partnership with Glasgow Short Film Festival, VIS Vienna Shorts and Perth Film Society. Supported by Creative Scotland Open Project Fund


DATE: 19 Mar 2019, 6pm
VENUES: Threshold artspace, Perth Concert Hall & Joan Knight Studio, Perth Theatre

See a survey of seven award-winning artists’ films by Ross on the big screen for one night only hosted by Mike Griffiths and Iliyana Nedkova of Horsecross Arts. Each couplet of films is followed by a Q&A with Ross joined by our special guests Iain Gardner of Edinburgh International Film Festival, Sanne Jehoul and Matt Lloyd of Glasgow Short Film Festival and Daniel Ebner of VIS Vienna Shorts.

Produced by Horsecross Arts. In partnership with Glasgow Short Film Festival, VIS Vienna Shorts and Perth Film Society. Supported by Creative Scotland


DATE: You choose anytime between 20 Mar – 27 Jun 2019, 11.30am or 5pm

VENUE: Meet at Glassrooms Café, Perth Concert Hall

BOOK in advance by contacting Iliyana Nedkova at inedkova@horsecross.co.uk

COST: £5 per person including refreshments

Join our popular exhibition guided tours with Iliyana Nedkova, Horsecross Arts Creative Director of Contemporary Art, and for the first time with members of Perth Film Society. Choose from Coffee, Croissant and Art 11.30am-1pm or Wine, Olives and Art 5-6.30pm. No prior experience of contemporary art or animation filmmaking required. Enjoy a 10% discount for all our Collect + Support limited editions, including the new triptych 4:3 – FILM STRIPS by Ross at any of our guided tours.


Established in 2006 to nurture your own collection of contemporary art, COLLECT + SUPPORT is Horsecross Arts initiative for exclusive artist’s limited editions and related works available to you, our patrons. Acquire one of the three, or the entire triptych of, original film strips from 4:3 (2019) created by Ross Hogg over 6 months of painting and scratching directly onto 16mm film stock now mounted, glazed and framed as a monumental set.

SALES INQUIRIES: Please contact Iliyana Nedkova at inedkova@horsecross.co.uk

Sun, 12 May 2019, 7.30pm
VENUE: Gannochy Auditorium, Perth Concert Hall
FREE with valid ticket for the Great Big Dance Show, Perth Dance Festival

Be the first to see the world premieres of Ross’ 4:3 DANCE as a live performance on the big stage. See his short animation film reimagined through contemporary dance devised in collaboration with our resident choreographer Lucy Wilson and Horsecross Youth Dance Company.

Part of Perth Dance Festival. Produced by Horsecross Arts. Supported by Creative Scotland and Alexander Moncur Trust.

28 May – 5 Jun 2019

VENUE: To be announced, Vienna

Join us as we tour our major new commission 4:3 (2019) in all its different guises to Vienna in partnership with the prestigious VIS Vienna Shorts festival. Can’t make it to Vienna? Stay tuned as we launch the latest issue of READ MORE – Horsecross Arts’ own online journal of critical writing – featuring a newly commissioned essay by writer and curator Sanne Jehoul.

Produced by Horsecross Arts and VIS Vienna Shorts. Supported by Creative Scotland Open Project Fund.


DATE: 12-16 Jun 2019
VENUE: Threshold artspace, Perth Concert Hall

Celebrate the outcome of Ross Hogg’s Animation Masterclass for members of Perth Youth Theatre as part of Horsecross Arts annual Youth Arts Festival.

Part of Youth Arts Festival. Produced by Horsecross Arts. Supported by Creative Scotland Open Project Fund

About Ross Hogg
Ross Hogg is an award-winning animation filmmaker based in Edinburgh, who focuses on creating dexterous, hand-crafted animation using a variety of materials, celebrating the vibrancy and physicality of the medium. He has been honoured by BAFTA Scotland, receiving five nominations and winning the BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award for Animation in 2014, the BAFTA Scotland Award for Short Film in 2016, and the BAFTA Scotland Award for Animation in 2017. Ross works on a freelance basis on a range of animation projects whilst occasionally teaching on the Undergraduate and Masters Programmes at The Glasgow School of Art.


Download the exhibition preview poster here

Download Ross Hogg’s exhibition guide here 

Download the Read More journal for critical writing here (coming soon)

Other Info
Tue 19 Mar: 6:00pm
Thu 27 Jun: 10:25am