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All talks are recorded and are available online after the event. Early booking is recommended, to guarantee your place book via Eventbrite, call 0131 226 8181 or email

Curator’s Talk
Friday 6 March, 5pm – 6pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite.
Guest curator Paulo Venancio Filho talks to curator Professor Briony Fer (UCL).


Panel Discussion

Wednesday 13 May, 6pm – 8pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite.
Refreshments and exhibition viewing from 6pm.

Rachel Adams (artist), Dr Michael Asbury (University of the Arts, London) and Dr Isobel Whitelegg (LJMU/Tate Liverpool) consider the role of the object in Brazilian art from the 1950s to the present. Chaired by Dr Catherine Spencer (University of St Andrews).

Part of the conference ‘Possibilities of Exchange: Experiments in Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art’, co-organised by The Fruitmarket Gallery and Edinburgh College of Art/University of Edinburgh (13 & 14 May 2015). For further information, visit


Concert: Strings, Wires, Threads and Guts: Emma Lloyd and Matthew Whiteside
Sunday 10 May, 7pm – 8.30pm. £6.
A musical way to enjoy an evening viewing of the exhibition with music for viola d’amore, viola and electronics. Includes Prologue by Gerard Grisey and premieres Glasgow-based composer Matthew Whiteside’s new Work. Supported by Creative Scotland.


Rebellious Objects for 1625 year olds.
Every Thursday 19 March–23 April, 6 – 8pm. 15 places. Free.
Work with artist Julian Capes over six weeks, to develop your own ideas to transform objects into sculpture and installation art, inspired by the work of the exhibition.

To book your place, text or call 07527 927 916, 0131 226 8186 or email