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February 2020

Installation: Pip Thornton, Arcadia

Friday 7 February, 2020 at 7:30 am - Sunday 12 April, 2020 at 9:00 pm
Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space by The Fruitmarket Gallery, 3/1 Princes Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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6 Feb – 12 Apr, daily 7.30am–9pm. In the windows of Bookmarket, a pop up bookshop and events space by The Fruitmarket Gallery in Waverley Mall, Artist Pip Thornton’s Arcadia (2020), made specially for The Fruitmarket Gallery’s pop-up space in Waverley Mall, uses LED screens hung in the bookshop’s windows to display text that will be seen in the communal mall space below. The text is from Walter Benjamin’s Arcades project. Each word appears along with a price which is…

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March 2020

Fresh Fruit Pop Up: Stick It Up!

Sunday 1 March, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Waverley Mall, 3/1 Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
Fresh Fruit Pop UP

Sun 1 Mar, 2–5pm. Free, drop in for 8–15 year olds at Waverley Mall, lower level. Fresh Fruit Pop Up is an open creative space for 8–15 year olds tp drop in, make art and chat to peers. These workshops explore craft, printing and fashion, led by Fresh Fruit Intern and artist Brooke Milliken. This week we will work together to make a huge collaborative wall collage. Tear, paste and layer your images on top of one another to create an eye catching 2D…

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Artists’ Bookmarket

Saturday 7 March, 2020 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Sat 7 and Sun 8 Mar, 10am-5pm. Free. At Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AL Artists’ BookMarket, The Fruitmarket Gallery’s annual celebration of artists’ book culture takes place in Leith this year, thanks to our host partners Custom Lane. Enjoy carefully selected stalls of artist-led publishing and hand-crafted books, accompanied by a weekend programme of talks and workshops, the full programme will be available soon. Featuring The Lindstrom Effect The Book Tree Press ffaun Joanna Robson ECA…

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Barrie Tullett: The Typographic Dante

Saturday 7 March, 2020 at 10:00 am - Sunday 29 March, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Barrie Tullett The Typographic Dante Sat 7 – Sun 29 Mar, 10am–5pm. Free. At Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Edinburgh EH6 6AL Barrie Tullett is the featured artist at this year’s Artists’ BookMarket, with a month-long exhibition at Custom Lane running on from the fair. Tullett is the author of Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology (Laurence King Publishing, 2014), and has been working for the last thirty years on an obsessive project to make a visual representation of each of the…

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Kerry Douglas: Coptic Binding

Saturday 7 March, 2020 at 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Sat 7 Mar, 10.15am –12.15pm. £25 plus booking fee. Book via Eventbrite at Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AL Glasgow-based bookbinder Kerry Douglas will guide you through Coptic binding, a glue-free and ancient binding method, you’ll use a mix including recycled materials. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those looking to learn about new book structures. This event is part of Artists’ Bookmarket and is suitable aged 14+, no prior experience necessary. All tools and materials…

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Artists’ Bookmarket

Sunday 8 March, 2020 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Sat 7 and Sun 8 Mar, 10am-5pm. Free. At Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AL Artists’ BookMarket, The Fruitmarket Gallery’s annual celebration of artists’ book culture takes place in Leith this year, thanks to our host partners Custom Lane. Enjoy carefully selected stalls of artist-led publishing and hand-crafted books, accompanied by a weekend programme of talks and workshops, the full programme will be available soon. Featuring The Lindstrom Effect The Book Tree Press ffaun Joanna Robson ECA…

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Fresh Fruit Pop Up: Weave It Out!

Sunday 8 March, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Waverley Mall, 3/1 Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Fresh Fruit Pop UP

Sun 8 Mar, 2–5pm. Free, drop in for 8–15 year olds at Waverley Mall, lower level. Fresh Fruit Pop Up is an open creative space for 8–15 year olds tp drop in, make art and chat to peers. These workshops explore craft, printing and fashion, led by Fresh Fruit Intern and artist Brooke Milliken. Using found materials such as fabric, plastic and all things fantastic, we will weave our way in and out of different structures to create colourful, patterned artworks.…

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Fresh Fruit Pop Up: In the Bag!

Sunday 15 March, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Waverley Mall, 3/1 Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Fresh Fruit Pop UP

Sun 15 Mar, 2–5pm. Free, drop-in for 8–15 year olds. Fresh Fruit Pop Up is an open creative space for 8–15 year olds tp drop in, make art and chat to peers. These workshops explore craft, printing and fashion, led by Fresh Fruit Intern and artist Brooke Milliken. Today, design and make your own tote bag to take away! Get creative and stamp, write and wear your own bag for life. Sessions take place in a dedicated unit at Waverley Mall during…

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