Much like the journey undertaken to reach physical perfection by each of the outstanding athletes portrayed in this exhibition, the road to realise TEAMPLAYERS has a been a long one with many twists and turns along the way. First proposed in 2010, the project has undergone various changes but the core concept has always remained the same…to celebrate endeavour and commitment. TEAMPLAYERS marks the years of hard work these athletes have put into becoming amongst the best in their particular sport. As individuals they are amazing, together as a team they are incredible….they are TEAMPLAYERS.
Sarah Adlington, Judo © broad daylight
Location: National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Sarah Robertson and Sam Judge, Hockey © broad daylight
Location: Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith
Craig Howieson, Table Tennis © broad daylight
Location: North Berwick, East Lothian
Josh Taylor, Boxing © broad daylight
Location: The King's Theatre, Edinburgh
Grace Reid, Diving © broad daylight
Location: Leith Docks, Edinburgh
Jen McIntosh, Shooting © broad daylight
Location: Calton Hill, Edinburgh
Anne Ewing, Cycling © broad daylight
Location: The Great Hall, Edinburgh Castle
Alan Clyne, Squash © broad daylight
Location: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh
Claire Brownie, Netball © broad daylight
Location: The Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
Craig Carfray, Weightlifting © broad daylight
Location: The Kelpies, Falkirk
The TEAMPLAYERS project, conceived and produced by broad daylight, has captured ten rising sporting stars. Each of the athletes was photographed standing on a plinth in a Scottish landscape with locations that ranged from countryside to urban and industrial. Their clothing is an indication of their sport and the stances adopted reflect the physical and mental attitude require to compete at this level. The settings are deliberately incongruous and mostly, distinctly Scottish. The viewer is being asked to take time to consider the nature of what they are seeing, not merely a record of time and place but hopefully providing some insight into the determination, character, ideals and aspirations that make each athlete worthy of their place in this legacy exhibition.
‘Equality, Humanity and Destiny’ - The three core values of the Commonwealth Games
The exhibition launched at the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh on 30th May and ran until 18th June 2014. It will also be on show in The Museum of Edinburgh from 5th July before traveling to The University of Edinburgh Centre for Sport and Exercise later in the year.