Glasgow artist launches virtual plastic bag museum
published : 4 Nov 2020 at 04:00
Katrina Cobain unwraps a parcel and removes its precious contents, slowly and delicately as if she were handling an ancient scroll of papyrus.
But the items she places on the table of a makeshift studio in an old tobacco pipe factory in the East End of Glasgow are rather more mundane — plastic carrier bags.
Yet, to many, they are considered historical items, representing the consumer…