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Simon Garfield: The Art of Letter Writing
To book tickets, click here This week, we will be looking at the letter by one of the most renowned writers of the 20th century, Virginia Woolf for famous British writer, David Garnett with the nickname ‘Bunny’. Follow the …
Summerhall Job Opportunity: Dissection Room Residences Project Administrator
Exciting opportunity to join the Summerhall team, administrating our unique artist residency programme. Summerhall, the former Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, is now a creative hub for the arts with studio and workshop spaces. Summerhall is dedicated …
Sun 08 Dec 2013
Wed 22 Jan - 02 Feb 2014
Fri 13 Dec 2013
From the dramatic West Highlands of Scotland, through France, Ireland, Canada and the USA, we journey through both landscapes and built interiors as staging places for human movement in filmic space. Bodies are at times sensually involved, at others in dynamic opposition to their spatial and environmental contexts. A varied cacophony of movement-dance-film-performance works, an always reflexive yet incongruous experience of intervention through presence.
Film, Performance, Space
Thurs 12 Dec 2013
No one writes letters anymore. We live in an era of text messages and quick emails. Does this mean that we have eternally lost what is essential to humanity? Summerhall is delighted to present a talk by the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map, Simon Garfield, to discuss the art of letter writing.
The Art of Letter Writing
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Two Little Birds
Heart Fine Art
The first of Summerhall’s permanent galleries will open its doors for the first time at the Festival. Set in an original laboratory setting, Phenotype Genotype (PhG) will show over 400 small, medium and large works by a wide range of diverse artists amidst items rescued from Summerhall’s scientific past.