In response to the focused nature of our degrees, Wondering People was started as a student run curatorial initiative to provide anyone, from a politics student to an art student who may feel restricted by their medium, with the opportunity to engage creatively and exhibit their work.
This exhibition of paintings, prints and drawings draws heavily upon Ann Marie Gilmore personal archive which has only recently become available.
The Highlight Arctic multi-arts exhibition at Summerhall mixes film and artists’ work in an integrated exploration of the turbulent relationship between humans and the landscape of the circumpolar North.
Africa alters one’s perception of a Western European art which has long lost itself in a visual pedantry by stripping joy in creativity out of the art making process
Garvald Artists present a vibrant collection of abstract artwork by John Black. John is Autistic and combines his innate understanding of colour with his intuitive active mark-making to create inherently beautiful and balanced works.
This exhibition of new work by David Blyth, Derrick Guild and Alan Grieve has grown out of a long process of analysis and discussion of contemporary art in Scotland, and how it measures up against visual practices created in other countries.
Coup de Théâtre – a group exhibition of contemporary sculpture. It investigates notions of the unexpected, the sudden and the unpredictable translated through visual, immersive and sensory experiences.
‘Ideas of Beauty’ is an exhibition organised by Edinburgh’s Democratic Camera Club. Beauty is a difficult word for many artists. It is associated with cliché, with the ‘chocolate box’ image. This exhibition invites artists to investigate, subvert and celebrate ‘Ideas of Beauty’ in their own style.
This exhibition is a celebration of that which is just beyond the view of what is seen. It is that emergent presence that sometimes take the form of a still life and sometimes a landscape – an alchemy of colour into form and then gone again.
In Women Like Us, visual storyteller Thana Faroq opens a window into the lives of 15 women and their experience of the war in Yemen: their struggles, their aspirations, and their ambitions.
MESH is a group of emerging artists from diverse backgrounds who studied together on the Combined Studies (Art and Design) BA Degree at Edinburgh College of Art. The group was formed in 2011 to provide peer support, networking, and opportunities to collaborate and exhibit together.
The exhibition presents a selection of works on paper by Aleksandra Zawada since 2014 to date. Hand scribed with modest means on paper, drawn from the interconnection of thoughts, forms, transcripts and codes from the world around and inner of the artist.
Two years in the making, CEIBA – Casa de Todos los Muertos is the result of photographer- artist Ross Fraser McLean’s research trips into Mexican culture, specifically exploring Mexico’s relationship with death and dying.
Featuring multi-disciplinary works by friends and loved ones recently passed.
A re-working of Ian Smith’s Good Grief installation originally made for the National Review of Live Art with tributes made by Angie Dight. You are invited to leave your own tributes to loved ones past.
There is an old African proverb – ‘It takes a village to raise a child – meaning, children need the input and support of their whole community to grow into well-rounded adults. But doesn’t it also ‘take a village’ to support someone who is dying?
Featuring work by over 100 artists with experience of mental health issues, this diverse collection of multimedia artworks aims to get us talking about mental health, raise awareness and challenge preconceptions.
This show is a multi-sensory and interactive exhibition exploring pseudo-sciences and the diverse ideas that surround them. It functions as a dynamic space that engages participants in situations and immersive environments, prompting reflections into the idiosyncrasies of alternative therapies. The artists explore the belief systems of pseudo-science, and how these relate to the viewers’ relationships
Curated by Naomi Hennig and Ulrike Jordan in dialogue with Barbara Steveni. Artists include Ian Breakwell, Roger Coward, Garth Evans, David Hall, John Latham, George Levantis and Barbara Steveni and others. The Artist Placement Group (APG) was founded in the UK in 1966. The group initiated and organised placements for artists within industry and public
Haroon Mirza has won international acclaim for installations that test the interplay and friction between sound and light waves and electric current. He devises kinetic sculptures, performances and immersive installations. An advocate of interference (in the sense of electro-acoustic or radio disruption), he creates situations that purposefully cross wires. He describes his role as a