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February 2018

Advice for Our Times

Thursday 8 February, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Headphone Music, Boats and Trains, 2016. Installation view, Deep in the Heart of Your Brain, Glasgow Museums, GoMA.

Thu 8 Feb. 3–8pm. Free. Drop-in. Soup will be served at 5pm. Much of Jacqueline Donachie’s artistic research highlights gaps in provision of advice and support services for those facing adverse situations, legal or nancial difficulty. For this event, we have invited lawyers and voluntary organisations with experience in specific areas to share their knowledge about immigration, benefits, disability, housing, employment, family law and financial law. With the enormous changes to legal aid, immigration and the benefits system that are…

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Literary Littles: Janis MacKay: The Selkie Girl

Saturday 10 February, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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the selkie girl

Sat 10 Feb, 10–11am. Free. Suitable for 2–7 years Book via Eventbrite Janis MacKay returns to The Frutimarket Gallery bookclub for little people, woth a fun, interactive storytelling session, she will reading from her enchanting tale inspired by Scottish folklore. Tickets only required for children.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 10 February, 2018 at 2:00 pm - Saturday 24 February, 2018 at 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 11 February, 2018
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sat tour

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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Sat 17 and Sun 2018, 11am–6pm Artists’ BookMarket is The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh's celebration of artists’ book culture. This year we are partnering with our neighbour Stills Centre for Photography, in an expansion of our annual event. We are inviting applications from potential participants with a deadline of Monday 4 December. Each year, we attract more than two thousand collectors and enthusiasts to make this date with artists' books and artist-led publishing. More than forty stalls are laid with…

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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

Exhibition Preview 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, 6.30–8pm, Free. Book via Eventbrite 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 The Fruitmarket Gallery. Image: V: Faux Pas - Daniel…

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