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August 2018

BOOK LAUNCH: Elizabeth Ogilvie

Wednesday 29 August, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Elizabeth Ogilvie

Wed 29 August, 6.30pm–8pm, Free. Join us as we celebrate the launch of Out of Ice a new publication and film reflecting on Scottish environmental artist Elizabeth Ogilvie’s most recent project. From her 2014 exhibition Out of Ice, Ogilvie portrayed the psychological, physical and poetic dimensions of ice and water in a vast immersive installation specially created for the subterranean spaces of Ambika P3. Fusing art, architecture and science in an experiential artwork comprising ice, water, video projections and film, Ogilvie’s dramatic…

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September 2018

Possible Scotlands

Tuesday 11 September, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Momus Book of Scotlands

Tue 11 September, 7–9pm. £5+booking fee. Book via Eventbrite Momus, whose Book of Scotlands is published in Scotland for the first time by Luath Press this September, presents an evening of songs and stories about 'possible Scotlands' – delirious and speculative versions of the future of a nation which requires more than ever its writers and artists to dream it into existence. Momus, alias Nick Currie, is a Scottish songwriter, author, blogger and former journalist currently based in Berlin.

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Vivian French: How Billy Hippo Learned to Swim

Saturday 15 September, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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How Billy the Hippo Learned to Swim

Sat 15 Sept, 10-11am. For children aged 3-7 years. Book via Eventbrite. Join Edinburgh based author Vivian French as she reads from her book How Billy Hippo Learned to Swim. Business is bad at Mrs’ Hippo’s pizza parlour until William has a great idea. Vivian French is the author of over two hundred books, including the popular series Tales from the Five Kingdoms. This event forms part of Literary Littles, The Frutimarket Gallery’s fun book group for children aged 3–7. The…

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Book launch: Aurélien Froment

Monday 17 September, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Aurélien Froment, Three Double Tales

Mon 17 Sep, 6.30–8.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Book launch meets film meets performance event as we host the launch of Edinburgh based artist’s first monographic publication Three Double Tales. A photography book and an exhibition catalogue as well as an artist’s book, it unites three projects whose sources are places and fantasy.

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Creative & Corporate Love

Wednesday 19 September, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Creative and Corporate Love

Wed 19 Sep, 6.30–9pm. £10 (CE members free). Register at creative-edinburgh.com Come along to Creative Edinburgh’s regular event bringing the creative and corporate communities together to spark new working partnerships

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Director’s Talk

Tuesday 25 September, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Tacita Dean, A Muse, 2017. Courtesy the artist; Frith Street Gallery, London and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York:Paris

Tue 25 Sep, 6–7pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Join the Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley as she reflects on how her understanding of Tacita Dean’s art has developed in the course of making and living with the exhibition. About the exhibition Tacita Dean is one of Britain’s most respected and successful international artists. This year has been a busy one for her, with exhibitions at London’s Royal Academy of Arts, National Portrait Gallery and National Gallery focusing on the genres of landscape,portraiture…

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Panel Discussion: Our confidence in the artifice

Thursday 27 September, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Tacita Dean, Event for a Stage

Thu 27 Sep, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open beforehand. Book via Eventbrite ‘Sometimes this membrane between us, which makes you the audience and me the actor, gets ruptured. I don’t mean an artistic rupture – the deliberate transgressing of the thing, which divides us in order to find a different or deeper connection between us – I mean an actual rupture. A hole broken through it. When that happens, a spell is broken. Our confidence in the artifice is shattered and it…

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