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March 2017

MARK WALLINGER MARK

Saturday 4 March, 2017 at 11:00 am - Sunday 4 June, 2017 at 5:00 pm
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Known for a practice as stylistically diverse as it is politically engaged, Mark Wallinger’s work encompasses painting, sculpture, photography, film, installation, performance and public art. He has curated exhibitions, made ballets, and won the Turner Prize in 2007 with State Britain, a chillingly exact replica of peace campaigner Brian Haw’s protest camp in London’s Parliament Square. This exhibition, presented in two parts, one at The Fruitmarket Gallery and the other at Dundee Contemporary Arts, has been brought together in the…

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April 2017

Experts in Short Trousers: Performance by Cultured Mongrel

Saturday 1 April, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Sat 1 Apr, 10–11am. 20 places for 4–10 year olds. £10+ booking fee per child. Book via Eventbrite Physical dance theatre company Cultured Mongrel bring their new production to The Fruitmarket Gallery. Experts In Short Trousers is an intergalactic adventure for all the family, exploring new territories in theatre and celebrating the knowledge and skills of young children. Come along and join in! Carrying the innate values of hip hop culture whilst exploring new territories in dance theatre, Cultured Mongrel…

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 1 April, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 4 June, 2017
Mark Wallinger, id Painting 50, 2015

Drop in for a free informal tour of the MARK WALLINGER MARK exhibition with one of our Information Assistants.

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Book Group: You and Me: The Neuroscience of Identity by Susan Greenfield

Sunday 2 April, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Free. Book in via Eventbrite so we know you are coming The Fruitmarket Gallery's monthly Book Group returns, bring yourself and the book to the cafe and discuss this month's book by Susan Greenfield. Identity is a concept which has long been a favourite with philosophers, but largely avoided by brain scientists, - until now. In this neurobiological exploration, Greenfield briefly reviews the social perspective from finger prints, to faces, to signatures of the many ways we try to identity…

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Fresh Fruit Social for 16–25 year olds

Thursday 6 April, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fresh Fruit

Thu 6 Apr, 6–8pm. Free. 8 places.Book via Eventbrite Fresh Fruit is group of young people aged 16–25  who work together and with artists to explore ideas and make and share art. Our programme of workshops are inspired by each exhibition, designed with and for young people. If you want to be involved in Fresh Fruit, whether planning, delivering or simply attending workshops and events, do come along to this informal social evening.

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Literary Littles with Lesley Barnes: Jill and Lion

Saturday 8 April, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lesley Barnes, Jill and Lion

Free. Book via Eventbrite. Tickets only required for children. Illustrator Lesley Barnes will read from her new book Jill & Lion, a celebration of friendship and bravery which shows it's what's on the inside that counts. Lesley will lead craft activities after the story! Suitable for ages 2-8.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 8 April, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 4 June, 2017
Mark Wallinger, id Painting 50, 2015

Drop in for a free informal tour of the MARK WALLINGER MARK exhibition with one of our Information Assistants.

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Art Workshop Training for 11–15 year olds

Sunday 9 April, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday 14 May, 2017
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For 11–15 year olds. Book via Eventbrite Explore The Fruitmarket Gallery's exhibition, MARK WALLINGER MARK in creative workshops using a variety of techniques, led by trained young people and artist Louise Fraser. Each workshop is unique and includes an introduction to the exhibition.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 15 April, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 4 June, 2017
Mark Wallinger, id Painting 50, 2015

Drop in for a free informal tour of the MARK WALLINGER MARK exhibition with one of our Information Assistants.

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Am I Me? Film Project

Thursday 20 April, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday 11 May, 2017
Brianross

Workshops: Thursday 20 & 27 April, 4 & 11 May, 6–8pm. Free. 12 places for ages 16–25. Book via Eventbrite. Led by professional filmmaker Brian Ross, this film project will explore the theme of cultural identity. Participants will work together on storyboarding, filming and editing a short film to be screened at The Fruitmarket Gallery.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 22 April, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 4 June, 2017
Mark Wallinger, id Painting 50, 2015

Drop in for a free informal tour of the MARK WALLINGER MARK exhibition with one of our Information Assistants.

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TALK TRACK TALK: Travelling Study Day

Thursday 27 April, 2017 at 11:30 am - 6:30 pm
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On this study day we will take in both parts of MARK WALLINGER MARK in Edinburgh and Dundee. We begin at the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh with talks by Fiona Bradley (The Fruitmarket Gallery) and David Hopkins (University of Glasgow), followed by guided discussion on board the train to Dundee, and then talks by Beth Bate (DCA) and writer and psychoanalyst Anouchka Grose given at DCA. Talks will explore the theme of identity in the exhibition: at The Fruitmarket Gallery…

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Am I Me? Film Project

Thursday 27 April, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday 11 May, 2017
Brianross

Workshops: Thursday 20 & 27 April, 4 & 11 May, 6–8pm. Free. 12 places for ages 16–25. Book via Eventbrite. Led by professional filmmaker Brian Ross, this film project will explore the theme of cultural identity. Participants will work together on storyboarding, filming and editing a short film to be screened at The Fruitmarket Gallery.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 29 April, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 4 June, 2017
Mark Wallinger, id Painting 50, 2015

Drop in for a free informal tour of the MARK WALLINGER MARK exhibition with one of our Information Assistants.

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May 2017

Am I Me? Film Project

Thursday 4 May, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday 11 May, 2017
Brianross

Workshops: Thursday 20 & 27 April, 4 & 11 May, 6–8pm. Free. 12 places for ages 16–25. Book via Eventbrite. Led by professional filmmaker Brian Ross, this film project will explore the theme of cultural identity. Participants will work together on storyboarding, filming and editing a short film to be screened at The Fruitmarket Gallery.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 6 May, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 4 June, 2017
Mark Wallinger, id Painting 50, 2015

Drop in for a free informal tour of the MARK WALLINGER MARK exhibition with one of our Information Assistants.

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Book Group: A Fortunate Man by John Berger

Sunday 7 May, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Free. Book in via Eventbrite so we know you are coming. The Fruitmarket Gallery's monthly Book Group returns, bring yourself and the book to the cafe and discuss this month's book by the late, great John Berger. In 1966 John Berger spent three months in the Forest of Dean shadowing an English country GP, John Sassall. Sassall is a fortunate man - his work occupies and fulfils him, he lives amongst the patients he treats, the line between his life…

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Am I Me? Film Project

Thursday 11 May, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday 11 May, 2017
Brianross

Workshops: Thursday 20 & 27 April, 4 & 11 May, 6–8pm. Free. 12 places for ages 16–25. Book via Eventbrite. Led by professional filmmaker Brian Ross, this film project will explore the theme of cultural identity. Participants will work together on storyboarding, filming and editing a short film to be screened at The Fruitmarket Gallery.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 13 May, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 4 June, 2017
Mark Wallinger, id Painting 50, 2015

Drop in for a free informal tour of the MARK WALLINGER MARK exhibition with one of our Information Assistants.

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Art Workshop Training for 11–15 year olds

Sunday 14 May, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday 14 May, 2017
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For 11–15 year olds. Book via Eventbrite Explore The Fruitmarket Gallery's exhibition, MARK WALLINGER MARK in creative workshops using a variety of techniques, led by trained young people and artist Louise Fraser. Each workshop is unique and includes an introduction to the exhibition.

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Creative & Corporate Love: Growing Pain & Pleasure

Wednesday 17 May, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wed 17 May, 6.30–9pm, £10 (CE members free). Register at creative-edinburgh.com Creative Edinburgh’s regular event brings the creative and corporate communities together in order to spark a variety of new working partnerships and opportunities.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 20 May, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 4 June, 2017
Mark Wallinger, id Painting 50, 2015

Drop in for a free informal tour of the MARK WALLINGER MARK exhibition with one of our Information Assistants.

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Blowing Their Own Horns

Thursday 25 May, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Thu 25 May, 6.30–7.30pm, £5 (students £4). Book via Eventbrite The collection of the Museum of Musical Instruments in Edinburgh University includes some curious instruments named after their self-aggrandising inventors. We’ve invited musicians to echo Mark Wallinger’s exploration of ego by giving these show-offs a chance to be played.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 27 May, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 4 June, 2017
Mark Wallinger, id Painting 50, 2015

Drop in for a free informal tour of the MARK WALLINGER MARK exhibition with one of our Information Assistants.

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Director’s Talk

Wednesday 31 May, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mark Wallinger, Self Portrait (Freehand 109), 2014

Wed 31 May, 6–7pm. Free. A chance to hear The Fruitmarket Gallery's Director, Fiona Bradley talk informally about the exhibition MARK WALLINGER MARK.

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June 2017

Ambient Audiences: Sonic Structures

Friday 2 June, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Live electronics, sound design, creative music practice and digital composition selected by Edinburgh College of Art’s Jules Rawlinson, featuring staff and postgraduate students from The Reid School of Music. Bar and MARK WALLINGER MARK exhibition open.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 3 June, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Sunday 4 June, 2017
Mark Wallinger, id Painting 50, 2015

Drop in for a free informal tour of the MARK WALLINGER MARK exhibition with one of our Information Assistants.

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Book Group: The Funeral Party by Ludmila Ulitskaya

Sunday 4 June, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Free. Book in via Eventbrite so we know you are comeing. The Fruitmarket Gallery's monthly Book Group returns, bring yourself and the book to the cafe and discuss this month's book by Ludmila Ulitskaya In a small apartment in New York, in the sweltering mid-summer heat, a group of Russian émigrés gather around the sickbed of an artist, Alik. Nina, his wife, is desperate for Alik to be baptised; Irina, his ex-lover, a circus acrobat turned lawyer, quietly pays the…

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DesignMarket

Saturday 10 June, 2017 at 10:00 am - Sunday 11 June, 2017 at 5:00 pm
DesignMarket

Free Entry. Open Friday 5–9pm, Sat 10am–6pm, Sun 10am–5pm The Fruitmarket Gallery annual design fair returns, in cahoots with our event partner Creative Edinburgh, filling the galleries with all manner of print, jewellery, fashion and homeware goodness. A carefully chosen line-up of more than 40 designers will present their work for sale, and there will be opportunities for visitors to try their hand with workshops in designer-led events over the weekend. Creative Edinburgh have programming talks from designers, who will share…

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