Experience the Artist's Commission: National Museums Scotland
About the Commission: A Film by Jan Bee Brown
The title of Jan Bee Brown's film, ‘As I Find’, is also the motto of the Liverpool Scottish Regiment. We take life as we find it and make the best of it that we can.
Two objects in the collection at the National War Museum of National Museums Scotland, the kilt and the toffee hammer, stand out as symbolic items with contradictory pasts. Discovering their contexts helped artist Jan Bee Brown to uncover truths and lies surrounding a photograph from her family archive, taken in 1914:
Artist Jan Bee Brown on…
Watch a short video on the artist's experience with National Memory – Local Stories (2:28)
Watch a short video on the artist's creative process (1:48)