Berlin-based Stefan Roloff is an artist known for his pioneering digital pieces; his installation works with video create environments that reinforce the message of his politically committed films.
Karin Gunnarsson’s work examines the otherworldly-ness and absence associated with ghosts. This major new site specific installation, informed by Summerhall’s former life as a veterinary college and hospital explores the transitory state of ghosts.
Hughes’ work deliberately uses shocking techniques as a metaphor for the true horror of the Holocaust. The works, in style of religious icons are inspired by the words of Lamentations 3:52 – ‘Mine enemies, chased me sore, like a bird, without cause…’
Stephanie Mann gives a contemporary twist to traditional still life by the use of video and photography alongside large wall installations to expand the framing of her works beyond simply the canvas.
Thomas Anderson creates adaptations from memorable works of fiction; however, they are firmly rooted in reality with moving image and stills visually representing the punctuation of life.
This exhibition explores two of the late photographer’s contrasting ‘realities’ from the series ‘My World, My Wife, My Camera” and “Juan y (The Bus Drivers of Acapulco)”. The images taken by Jarvie are literally snapshots into other worlds in all their quiet joy and small glories.
An exhibition of 8 short films inspired by the Queen of Disco, Donna Summer, by author, poet and visual artist Kevin Williamson – founder of Rebel Inc. and co-founder of Neu! Reekie!
For two months in Summerhall’s courtyard The Grudge Shed will be made available to visitors to leave small sacrifices and tributes to the gods of grievance. Perhaps even some of these dark desires of revenge will be answered. You never know your luck.
A small exhibition of the bookworks, printed editions and ephemera of the master print maker, obsessive cataloguer and lover of all decay Dieter Roth – one of the 20th centuries’ most influential artists.
This exhibition includes a selection of acts the photographer captured of the post-punk waterfront, a time when Scotland was at the epicentre of the independent music boom.
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.