World-leading text artists and poets explore the puzzle of living and dying in The Dark Would. Includes work by: Fiona Banner, Richard Long, Simon Patterson, Susan Hiller, Tony Lopez, Sarah Sanders, Jenny Holzer, Richard Wentworth, Caroline Bergvall, Ron Silliman, Mike Chavez-Dawson, Lawrence Weiner – and many others.
An internet sensation, Jerry’s Map is an amazing and engrossing work which is not only massive in scale but has been 50 years in its creation.
With an eclectic mix of artists working in a variety of mediums, this exhibition showcases the works of celebrated and award-winning international artists, up and coming artists and those showing for the first time.
Large colour photographs, clouting, jewellery and records are amongst the items on display in this fascinating exhibition
Shows two aspects of the artist’s work: contemporary portrait heads in bronze and plaster, plus a selection of pieces inspired by the work of Amnesty International,
An Inexact Science brings together new work resulting from ongoing experiments with found materials, including some pieces which originated during six months spent working at Summerhall in 2013.
Heart Fine Art presents a collection of ephemera by “Romantic minimalist” James Lee Byars. Byars created editions, books and unique works often on extreme scales, often defining his sculptures as “book” and performances as “sculptures”.
Ryoko Tamura illustrates the story of Paw Paw the Polar Bear and his ninja wife Koko in this miniature exhibition.
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.