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Thierry Geoffrey, alias Colonel, was artist-in-residence with Deveron Projects in 2004.
With such projects underway as the 'branding' of Scotland, as well as local concerns like who is an 'outsider', 'incomer' or a native, the notion of identity and an individuals relationship to place is increasingly on the agenda. Do national or geographic boundaries serve to define the strength of an individual's relationship with a specific place? And to what extent does our heritage and personal past allow us to call a certain place home, or even say that this is where we belong? With these complex issues that each person considers at some point and could provide different points of view about, it becomes a much more subjective field as our society continues to develop into a somewhat more nomadic culture, yet one still concerned with identity. 'How Scottish do you think you are?'