DOWSER, notes on artists moving image in Scotland is a chapbook series founded in 2020 and published by Transit Arts.

DOWSER features newly commissioned essays, interview transcripts and archival materials, making available a collated set of resources from which we might begin to plot a history of artists’ moving image in Scotland. DOWSER is a non-profit project. Each chapbook is released as an open access online PDF and in a limited print edition. All sales are inclusive of a minimum £2.00 donation to the Scottish Refugee Council (Registered Charity: SC008639). Since launching, DOWSER has raised over £1,250GBP (as of December 2021).

ISSN 2634-7083 (Print)
ISSN 2634-7091 (Online)



Jasleen Kaur and Alia Syed

Winter 2020/2021


A Persistent Vision

Lesley Keen

Spring 2021



Seán Elder

Summer 2021



3 Variant Texts

Alan Robertson, Chris Byrne & Malcolm Dickson, Ann Vance

Summer 2022