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November 2018

BOOK LAUNCH: David Hopkins: After Modern Art 1945–2017

Monday 19 November, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Mon 19 Nov, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite Hopkins will be in conversation with Fiona Bradley to launch an updated edition of his guide to art since 1945 published by Oxford University Press. About the book Contemporary art can be baffling and beautiful, provocative and disturbing. This pioneering book presents a new look at the controversial period between 1945 and 2015, when art and its traditional forms were called into question. It focuses on the relationship between American…

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Women On The Road: Open Book Workshop

Wednesday 21 November, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Marjorie Lotfi Gill

Wed 21 Nov. Free. 15 places. Free. Book via Eventbrite This event riffs on Emma Hart‘s exhibition’s references to getting behind the wheel. So why not try your hand at writing? MarjorieLotfiGill from reading group Open Book, will lead this free writing workshop looking at Emma Hart’s exhibition alongside poems by Scottish Book Trust New Writer’s Award Winner Rhona Warwick Paterson. On the same evening from 6.30–8pm Rhona Warwick Paterson and writers from 12, a collective of women writers formed…

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Women on the Road: Rhona Warwick Paterson and writers from 12.

Wednesday 21 November, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Rhona

Wed 21 Nov. 6.30–8pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Scottish Book Trust’s New Writer’s Award winner Rhona Warwick Paterson and writers from 12, a collective of women writers formed at Dundee’s Cooper Gallery in 2016, read poems written in response to, or alongside, Emma Hart’s exhibition. The theme of Book Week Scotland’s nationwide celebration of all things bookish this year is ‘Rebel’, which our events during the week pick up in different ways. Image: Rhona Warwick Paterson performing Steel and Other…

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Fresh Fruit Leader Training

Thursday 22 November, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Emma Hart, BANGER installation view The Fruitmarket Gallery, 2018. Courtesy the artist and The Sunday Painter, London. Photos: Ruth Clark.

Thu 22 Nov, 6–8pm. 8 places for 16-25 year olds. Book via Eventbrite Learn how to lead and support arts workshops for young people and become a Fresh Fruit Leader, supported by artist Louise Fraser. You’ll find out how to plan and deliver arts and discussion-based activities inspired by the exhibition, with the opportunity to put your skills into practice to deliver Young Creatives Workshops on 9 Dec and 13 Jan.   Image: Emma Hart BANGER installation view The Fruitmarket…

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Challenging HIV Stigma: Writing Workshop

Friday 23 November, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Challenging HIV Stigma: Writing Workshop

Fri 23 Nov, 6.30–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Engage in a discussion about the stigma faced by people with HIV in Scotland today while writing your own rebellious poetry or stories with HIV Scotland’s Artist in Residence, Angie This event is followed by a Reading party from 7.30–9pm, hear stories from people affected by HIV, as they read from the forthcoming collection Disclosures.

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Challenging HIV Stigma: Story & Poetry Reading

Friday 23 November, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Challenging HIV Stigma

Hear the stories and poetry of people affected by HIV as they read from their forthcoming literary collection. The book, which will be published in late autumn, reshapes the narrative of HIV, painting a picture of HIV in Scotland today and moving beyond the grim, looming image of the AIDS tombstone imagery of the 80s. The reading is preceded by a writing workshop, where you can write your own rebellious poetry or stories with HIV Scotland's Artist in Residence, Angie…

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon; Contemporary British Women Artists

Saturday 24 November, 2018 at 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Emma Hart Mamma Mia

Book via Eventbrite  Free. 15 places. Lunch and refreshments provided. Bring your laptop and help us improve the gender gap online, inspired by our recent exhibitions by British artists Jacqueline Donachie, Tacita Dean and Emma Hart. No previous Wikipedia editing experience required as Sara Thomas (Scotland Programme Coordinator for Wikimedia UK) will teach us the essential digital editing skills. Schedule: 12:30pm Welcome and tour of Emma Hart exhibition 1pm Wikipedia training with Sara Thomas 2.15pm Comfort and refreshment break 2.45pm Research…

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How we… Write About Art

Wednesday 28 November, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Emma Hart Bulletin

Wed 28 Nov, 6–7pm, Free. Book via Eventbrite For the next in our series of informal talks about how we do what we do, Ruth Bretherick, Research and Public Engagement Curator, talks about our various approaches to writing about art. Bring your questions.

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BOOK LAUNCH: Lee Lozano: Language Pieces

Thursday 29 November, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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LeeLozanLP

Thu 29 Nov, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite After the success of our Lee Lozano exhibition and publication we are delighted to launch a second book on the artist’s language pieces. With Art Historian Catherine Spencer (University of St Andrews), we will dip into some of the instructional pieces by Lozano and her peers, whose work appeared alongside hers in experimental magazines and exhibitions of the 1960s and 1970s.

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Ambient Audiences: Jamie Flett and Safetynett

Friday 30 November, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Wormhole

Fri 30 Nov, 6.30–8.30pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite In the latest of our relaxed electronica gigs, join Glasgow-based musicians Jamie Flett and Safteynett as they create live ambient sounds using electronics and instruments to trace elements of intuitive and mantric music. https://raingoose.bandcamp.com

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