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May 2019

Saturday Tour

Saturday 4 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Every Saturday. 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Senga Nengudi exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to The Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago…

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Discussion Group: Ritual

Wednesday 8 May, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Wed 8 May, 5–6pm. Free. 10 places. Book via Eventbrite Join the Fruitmarket’s Curator of Research and Public Engagement, Ruth Bretherick, to discuss ritual in the context of Nengudi’s work. There will be a small amount of reading to do in advance, provided when you book. Image: Senga Nengudi, Performance with ‘Inside/Outside Winter 1977’,1977. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York Photo: Ken Peterson

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 11 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday 25 May, 2019

The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Every Saturday. 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Senga Nengudi exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to The Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago…

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Sunday Makers: Human Objects

Sunday 12 May, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sun 12 May, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. In this workshop you will work with artist Louise Fraser to make sculptures with the body in mind, experimenting with water, textures and weight, inspired by Senga Nengudi’s exhibition.   To book for this workshop, please call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk Image: Senga Nengudi, Untitled (Water Composition), 1969-70/2018. Installation view, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben…

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Curator’s Talk

Wednesday 15 May, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Wed 15 May, 6–7pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Curator of the Senga Nengudi exhibition Laurence Sillars will be in conversation with the Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley. Come and find out more about the curatorial process behind the current exhibition, organised by and first shown at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds. The exhibition emerged out of conversations and collaboration between Laurence Sillars and Senga Nengudi. Through careful research, Sillars unearthed many works that had been unseen since they were first…

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 18 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday 25 May, 2019

The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Every Saturday. 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Senga Nengudi exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to The Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago…

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 25 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday 25 May, 2019

The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Every Saturday. 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Senga Nengudi exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to The Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago…

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Each body has a use, has a use

Saturday 25 May, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sat 25 May, 6-9pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite. Join us for an evening of performances in response to Senga Nengudi’s exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery. The performers have been selected by movement researcher, artist and producer Claricia Parinussa, artist Natasha Ruwona and Fresh Fruit, the gallery’s peer-led programme for young adults. Performances 6-8pm DJ set 8-9pm LINE UP Aya Kobayashi is an independent dance artist working in the field of performance and movement exploration. She makes site specific work often collaborating with…

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June 2019

Parallel Annotations: Melanie Reid and Andrew Gannon

Thursday 27 June, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Every Thursday for the duration of  the exhibition we launch a book, and invite each author, as well as local writers, curators and academics to respond to The Annotated Reader, adding another layer to its annotations. Conversations between texts emerge, different pages of the Reader come to the fore as these readings are presented within the installation. Tonight journalist Melanie Reid, whose memoir The World I Fell Out Of (Harper Collins) was published this year, will be in conversation with artist Andrew…

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July 2019

Parallel Annotations: Rebecca Collins, Natalie Ferris and Sophia Yadong Hao

Thursday 4 July, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Thu 4 Jul. 6–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Every Thursday for the duration of the exhibition we launch a book, and invite each author, as well as local writers, curators and academics to respond to The Annotated Reader, adding another layer to its annotations. Conversations between texts emerge, different pages of the Reader come to the fore as these readings are presented within the installation. Rebecca Collins and Natalie Ferris (both Edinburgh College of Art) respond to the Reader with Sophia Yadong…

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