Gallery 525

Rebecca Milling

Rebecca Milling is an artist working with photography always incorporating a strong element of performance within her work.

Calculated Construction VI, Rebecca Milling, 2014, Edition of 25, 35 x 50 cm, Giclée print.
Calculated Construction V, Rebecca Milling, 2014, Edition of 25, 35 x 50 cm, Giclée print.

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Reflective Construction and Calculated Construction are two series of work made during a Royal Scottish Academy residency at North Lands Glass in conjunction with Stills. These photographs show the point where construction turns to destruction. Creating large sculptures of
glass, she has captured the drama of that moment of the inevitable, joyful smash in one still image.

Calculated Construction VIII, Rebecca Milling, 2014, Edition of 25, 35 x 50 cm, Giclée print.
Calculated Construction VIII, Rebecca Milling, 2014, Edition of 25, 35 x 50 cm, Giclée print.


Milling learned specialist glass-blowing techniques and using her newly-acquired skills created organic shapes out of glass which reflect light from every angle, distorting and multiplying the subject to explode with reflecting shards flying through the air.

Calculated Construction IV, Rebecca Milling, 2014, Edition of 25, 35 x 50 cm, Giclée print.
Calculated Construction IV, Rebecca Milling, 2014, Edition of 25, 35 x 50 cm, Giclée print.


Milling was born in London and grew up in South Wales. She completed her BA and MA Fine Art degrees at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, University of Dundee and now lives and works in Edinburgh. Milling has been included in exhibitions at the Royal Scottish Academy, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen; Streetlevel Photoworks, Glasgow; Stills, Edinburgh; Generator, Dundee; and Edinburgh Art Festival amongst others.

She is also part of the Ethel Maude Artists Collective.