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Life as a Cheap Suitcase (Pandrogeny & a Search for a Unified Identity)

Genesis & Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

This is the first British exhibition by influential avant-garde artists Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge since 2003, featuring the European premiere of major works from their Pandrogyneproject. Featuring explicit images of the artists’ bodies, religious iconography and the British Royal …

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Re-Sounding

Susan Hiller
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

Re-Sounding is a new work by American-born, London based artist Susan Hiller. Concerned with unearthing the forgotten or repressed, Hiller is one of the most influential British artists working today. This new video combines sound frequencies and visual patterns translated from …

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Claude Closky
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

At first sight, the work of Claude Closky is mainly immaterial. Language is his model to articulate images, text, numbers, and sounds collected in our environment, or made in his studio. Although reluctant to produce objects and spectacular effects, Closky’s …

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FAILE Bast Deluxx Fluxx Arcade Edinburgh 2014/ Vestige Board Paintings

Faile & Bast
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

Featuring interactive games designed for Art Basel Miami Beach 2013,  FAILE BÄST Deluxx Fluxx Arcade Edinburgh 2014 invites visitors to take a turn with specially programmed video games and pinball machines or play a round of psychedelic foosball. This Edinburgh …

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Mythical Homeland

Gary Baseman
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

Gary Baseman’s Mythical Homeland delves into the real and imagined histories of generations past, interpreting the Holocaust and its lasting effects on culture and identity. Drawings, paintings, and photographs and a short film documentary entitled Mythical Creatures are installed in a small birch tree …

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DEMO TALK

kennardphillipps
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

Peter Kennard and Cat Phillipps are a collaborative duo who have been working since 2002 to produce art in response to the invasion of Iraq. Their practice has evolved to confront power and war across the globe. This August, they …

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Western Front

Muirhead Bone
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

Britain’s first official war artist, Muirhead Bone trained at Glasgow School of Art and was posted to France in 1916, arriving during the battle of the Somme. Through hundreds of exquisite drawings made on the spot and distributed in Britain …

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Monoculture

Tamsyn Challenger
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

This exhibition by political artist Tamsyn Challenger comprises elements of habitual performance, viral infiltration, a small farm, feminine identity and the impacts of social media; drawing parallels between historical modes of control and mass cultivation. These themes inform an installation …

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Heart (Meteorite)

Augustin Rebetez
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

Swiss artist Augustin Rebetez has developed his own mysterious universe, in which images confront one another – abuzz with discordant interaction, harmonising through their anarchic quality. Heart (Meteorite) brings together strange monotonous beasts, ornate stop-motion videos and rapidly assembled humanoid sculptures, depicting …

Virus

Antonio O’Connell
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

Antonio O’Connell is a Mexican installation artist and architect who creates extensions and intrusions into buildings using recycled materials and items from a building’s past. He is fascinated by the contrasting characteristics of architecture, exploring the dichotomy of function through …

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Dreaming of Heroic Days

Caroline McNairn
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

This exhibition celebrates Caroline McNairn’s (1955-2010) year spent painting in Russia and Ukraine. This was the culmination of an historic cultural exchange between Scotland and the former USSR organised by Andrew Brown, director of Edinburgh’s 369 Gallery and Baroness Smith, …

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Kings and Totems for Dolly, Sculpture and Prints

Alex Flett
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

I am a lucky man because I was taught as a student by the likes of the Post Painterly Abstractionist Patrick Heron, the British Cubist Keith Vaughan, and the Master Etcher Norman Ackroyd. Although I have maintained printmaking, I became …

444 Archives

Ignaz Cassar
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

444 Archives is an installation based on photographic artwork. As the title of the work indicates, 444 Archives is a collection of 444 photographs of 444 publicly registered repositories in the Greater London area. Each photograph is stored in one …

Large Things of Different Shapes and Colours

Group Show
01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
11:00 - 18:00

Artists Kevin Harman, Tim Sandys, Louise Gibson, Kenny Watson, Steve Earl Weber and Shane Jezowski and others will be exhibiting large neon and sculptural works throughout Summerhall.