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February 2018

Saturday Tour

Saturday 10 February, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Right Here Among Them

Every Saturday, 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Jacqueline Donachie's exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. About the exhibition Jacqueline Donachie takes over The Fruitmarket Gallery with a major, mid-career exhibition of sculpture, installation, photography, film and drawing, rooted in an exploration of individual, family and collective identity. Donachie is interested in the structures, platforms and spaces (both actual and conceptual) in and through which we construct and support ourselves in…

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Fresh Fruit: Tweens for 8-11 year olds – Temple of Youth

Sunday 11 February, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo Ruth Clark

Sun 11 Feb, 10–11am 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Book via Eventbrite These workshops designed for 8–11 year olds take place on the second Sunday of the month. In the workshop Artist Louise Fraser will explore themes, ideas and materials in Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition. February’s workshop is entitled Temple of Youth and will be an immersive morning exploring sound and music through art.

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Fresh Fruit: Teens for 12–15 year olds

Sunday 11 February, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Sally Jubb

4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Book via Eventbrite Explore Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition in a series of workshops using a variety of materials, techniques and discussion activities, led and supported by trained Fresh Fruit Leaders and artist Louise Fraser. Each workshop is unique and will include drawing, performance, sculpture and installation art.

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Artists’ BookMarket

Saturday 17 February, 2018 - Sunday 18 February, 2018
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Artists' BookMarket

Sat 17 and Sun 2018, 11am–6pm Artists’ BookMarket 2018 This year for Artists’ BookMarket The Fruitmarket Gallery and Stills have partnered, allowing more space for a curated approach to the different strands of artists’ book practice and giving greater prominence to artists who work with photography. And it’s not just the stalls that have multiplied, with an enlarged programme of talks, events and workshops across both galleries, make time to visit each venue. The artists’ book is a form that…

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PERFORMANCE: Slight Works

Tuesday 20 February, 2018 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Andrew Gannon, Balancing Work, 2018

Slight Works is a day-long event that explores the ways in which live work – with a focus on minimal actions – can be proposed, presented, and documented. All the work examines the relationship between the body and space with a lightness of touch and a slightly diffident, awkward sense of humour. Slight Works brings together the work of three artists who include performance in their practice: Emily Speed, Andrew Gannon and Thomas Geiger. While this event includes live performances, it also…

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Exhibition Preview: VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

Wednesday 21 February, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

Launch Wed 21 Feb, 5–7pm. Continues Thu 22 – Sun 25 Feb, 11am–6pm. Joe Coghill is a multi-disciplinary artist, musician and experimental publisher based in Edinburgh. His practice incorporates sound, video, performance, social sculpture, facilitation and media distribution. Over the last six years he has been researching, archiving and creating new work exploring the life, influence and oeuvre of iconoclastic No-Wave outsider artist John Margotti. For this installation, Coghill will be re-imagining Margotti's troublesome 1988 New York exhibition – VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5 –…

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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

Thursday 22 February, 2018 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 25 February, 2018
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5  Exhibition Preview Wed 21 Feb, 5–7pm Thu 22 – Sun 25 Feb, 11am–6pm. Joe Coghill is a multi-disciplinary artist, musician and experimental publisher based in Edinburgh. His practice incorporates sound, video, performance, social sculpture, facilitation and media distribution. Over the last six years he has been researching, archiving and creating new work exploring the life, influence and oeuvre of iconoclastic No-Wave outsider artist John Margotti. For this installation, Coghill will be re-imagining Margotti's troublesome 1988 New York exhibition…

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Upstage: Artists’ Film Lounge

Thursday 22 February, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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V: Faux Pas - Daniel Cook and Stasis

The 22 Feb, 6–8pm, Free. Book via Eventbrite Bar open from 6pm, films start at 6.30pm Join us for a selection of short artists’ films curated by Adam Castle of EAMIF (Edinburgh Artists’ Moving Image Festival) that explore dance, movement, theatricality and the music video. The screening will be followed by a discussion between Adam and artist filmmakers Daniel Cook and Laura Genevieve Jones. This event forms part of Open Out – a week of performance, installation, film, dance and music at…

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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

Friday 23 February, 2018 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 25 February, 2018
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5  Exhibition Preview Wed 21 Feb, 5–7pm Thu 22 – Sun 25 Feb, 11am–6pm. Joe Coghill is a multi-disciplinary artist, musician and experimental publisher based in Edinburgh. His practice incorporates sound, video, performance, social sculpture, facilitation and media distribution. Over the last six years he has been researching, archiving and creating new work exploring the life, influence and oeuvre of iconoclastic No-Wave outsider artist John Margotti. For this installation, Coghill will be re-imagining Margotti's troublesome 1988 New York exhibition…

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Eve Mutso: loop

Friday 23 February, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Eve Mutso

Fri 23 Feb, Doors open at 6pm. Performance: 6.30–7pm, Free. Book via Eventbrite Join us for the premiere of a new solo dance work by Eve Mutso, commissioned by The Fruitmarket Gallery. For this new commission Eve has been researching and training in aerial movement with Mark Gibson at Aerial Edge in Glasgow, and has choreographed a piece in which – influenced by the specific context of the Fruitmarket – she will spin from the beams of the Fruitmarket with her…

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