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November 2017

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Thursday 30 November, 2017 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Chris Scott

Thu 30 Nov, 5.30–8pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite For Book Week Scotland, a night spent with the social side of Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition with politically engaged Irish poets Christodoulos Makris and Julie Morrissy, Scots author and NHS campaigner Rab Wilson as well as music from Edinburgh charity Upward Mobility’s band Sounds Rhythmic – an inclusive percussion band that play a range of instruments will perform fun, original rhythms both unaccompanied and to recorded music. This will be an evening of strong…

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December 2017

In Conversation: Art, Activism and Exchange

Wednesday 13 December, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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British Council Exchange

Wed 13 Dec, 6–7pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite  Consuelo Bassanesi (Artistic Director of Despina, Rio de Janeiro) and the Fruitmarket’s Iain Morrison (Enterprise Manager) are partners in British Council Brazil’s exchange programme. They discuss Despina’s Art and Activism programme in the space created by Jaqueline Donachie’s politically invested work.

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January 2018

Discussion Group: Social Space

Thursday 18 January, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Temple of Jackie, 2011

Thu 18 Jan, 5–6pm. Free. 10 places. Book via Eventbrite Join the Fruitmarket’s Research and Interpretation Curator, Ruth Bretherick, to discuss social space in the context of Jacqueline Donachie’s work. There will be a small amount of reading to do in advance, which will be provided when you book. Image: Jacqueline Donachie. Temple of Jackie, 2011. Courtesy the artist and Patricia Fleming Projects

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Panel Discussion: Article 27 – Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits*

Wednesday 31 January, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Chris Scott

Wed 31 Jan, 6–8pm. Free. Panel discussion starts 6.30pm. Bar open beforehand. Book via Eventbrite Jacqueline Donachie will be joined by Henry Ward (Creative Director, Freelands Foundation), Kirsten Lloyd (University of Edinburgh), and Alison Stirling (Creative Director, Artlink) to discuss the role of the artist in relation to society, social change and social integration. * The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Photo: Chris Scott

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