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.
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.
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.
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?
A re-working of Ian Smith’s Good Grief installation originally made for the National Review of Live Art with tributes made by Angie Dight.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.
Featuring multi-disciplinary works by friends and loved ones recently passed.
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 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
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
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
Mark Fell’s Diagramming The Listener installation draws from interests in geometry, time, technology and the self, and how these shape and sustain one another. With algorithmically controlled sound and light Fell’s work is both experientially direct and conceptually ambiguous, referencing cognitive neuroscience, contemporary philosophy, underground music cultures and radical politics. As with other pieces in
OMG, this ingenious brand new best-ever installation by dynamic, polymath, “artist agitator” Tamsyn Challenger is housed in the spectacular, cavernous, intuitive basement space at our world famous venue Summerhall. A concept such as ‘Hyper Bowl’ comes around once in a lifetime and could be the greatest contemporary art work of a generation. “I am literally dying to
Laure Prouvost presents a series of video works focusing on the relationship between the physical body and the spatial limits of the screen. These individual works spill and react against one another to form surreal narratives that play with truth and fiction through the interplay of her hands, voice, instructions and materials. Prouvost’s works are
Joseph Beuys, one of the great artistic geniuses of the 20th century died in 1986, thirty years ago. To this day he is exhibited more than any living artist and there continue to be hundreds of exhibitions dedicated to featuring Beuys across the world. Richard Demarco introduced Joseph Beuys and many others of the international
“At 11am, Captain McKay had seen from our crows nest a flag waving on top of a distant black island, and now he could just see with the telescope the fore and main topgallant masts of the Discovery. A half geographical mile of solid ice now separated the relief ships from the object of their
‘Company’, curated by Florida for Annuale 2016 (organised by Embassy gallery), is an exploration of the position of curating within expanded artistic practice and the role of the ‘Artist-Curator’. There is a growing tendency for individuals to identify as both, often as artists who set up artist-led spaces and therefore naturally adopt a curatorial or programming
Florian Schwarz’ deep dark _ pale blue-project accompanies a gigantic astronomical research-project to observatories around the globe – and to the people living under those majestic night skies. An audio-visual journey of discovery relating the exploration of the universe to questions about the conditio humana – people’s lifeworlds, culture and environments in those regions on the Blue Planet.
Retina International Photography Festival returns for its third year to Scotland’s festival city, celebrating the best of photography from round the world in fifteen exhibitions featuring over 60 photographers. The festival will have a base at at Summerhall for the first time. The exhibition is FREE to enter. At Summerhall from 24 June – see