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The Fruitmarket Gallery

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45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
+44 (0)131 225 2383http://fruitmarket.co.uk

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June 2017

Artist’s Talk: Jac Leirner

Friday 30 June, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jac Leirner Portrait 2

Fri 30 Jun, 5–6pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Brazillian artist Jac Leirner will be in conversation with Fiona Bradley, Director of The Fruitmarket Gallery on the eve of her exhibition opening in Edinburgh. This is Leirner's first solo exhibition in Scotland, which combines work from major collections with new work made especially for Fruitmarket audiences. Leirner makes her work from a limited range of everyday materials. Playing with ideas of repetition, obsession and addiction, she uses the same objects over…

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Exhibition Preview: Jac Leirner

Friday 30 June, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jac Leirner The Reinforcer 2016 (high res)

Friday 30 June, 6.30–8.30pm. All welcome Join us for the Preview of Brazillian artist Jac Leirner’s first solo exhibition in Scotland. Leirner makes her work from a limited range of everyday materials. Playing with ideas of repetition, obsession and addiction, she uses the same objects over and over again, combining them into astonishingly beautiful sculptures that reveal the material poetics of the mundane. Highlights of this exhibition include Little Light (2005/2017), a work made from a lightbulb and several miles…

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July 2017

Jac Leirner: Add It Up

Saturday 1 July, 2017 at 11:00 am - Sunday 22 October, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Jac Leirner The Reinforcer 2016

Brazilian artist Jac Leirner (born 1961) presents her first solo exhibition in Scotland, combining work from major collections with new work made especially for Fruitmarket audiences. Leirner makes her work from a limited range of everyday materials. Playing with ideas of repetition, obsession and addiction, she uses the same objects over and over again, combining them into astonishingly beautiful sculptures that reveal the material poetry of the mundane. Highlights of this exhibition include Little Light, a work made from a…

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Reuse, Remake, Recycle

Saturday 8 July, 2017 at 11:00 am - Sunday 9 July, 2017 at 4:00 pm
Jac Leirner, 120 Cords, 2014. Courtesy of the artist, Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel, and White Cube

Workshops: Sat 8 and Sun 9 Jul, 11am–4pm. Free. 20 places. Book via Eventbrite Two days of Fresh Fruit creative workshops led by artists Gemma Coyle and Andrew Gannon. Experiment using recycled, found materials and explore the ideas in Leirner’s work. Participants will co-produce a small-scale exhibition which will be shown alongside live music and performance at the Biscuit Factory. You will be encouraged to submit your work to The John Byrne Award where the best entry wins £1000 and…

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Emily Dodd: Ollie and the Otter

Saturday 15 July, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ollie and the Otter

Sat 15 Jul, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Lively storyteller Emily will bring to life her gentle illustrations, which include a host of Scottish birds and animals from the Highlands. Literary Littles is our free book club for 2–7 years. All readings are accompanied by a craft exhibition that lets little people process the story on a visual and interactive level.

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September 2017

Janice McKay: The Wee Seal

Saturday 23 September, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Wee Seal

Sat 23 Sept, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Set on Orkney, Janice McKay will read from her beautiful and tenderly illustrated story about a baby seal and its mother. Literary Littles is our free book club for 2–7 years. All readings are accompanied by a craft exhibition that lets little people process the story on a visual and interactive level.

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