Project Description

Recollective is a group of three artists dedicated to telling the stories of people in relation to the places in which they live and work. We use words, photographs, illustrations, dialectograms and film.


Recollective is: Alison Irvine, Chris Leslie and Mitch Miller.

Writer Alison Irvine is a Saltire-award nominee for her novel which charts the social history of Glasgow’s Red Road Flats, This Road is Red (Luath).

Chris Leslie is a photographer and filmmaker and winner of a BAFTA New Talent Award whose photographs are published in Disappearing Glasgow (Freight).

Mitch Miller is an artist whose complex ‘pigeon’s eye’ drawings – Dialectograms – earned him the Association of Illustrators New Talent Award.

As a collective they have worked on Nothing is Lost, a Commonwealth Games legacy project which won the Scottish Design Award Grand Prix and as individuals they have documented a wide variety of Glasgow’s people and places including the Red Road Flats, Easterhouse, Govan’s cranes and a Showman’s yard in Parkhead.