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May 2019

In Conversation: Whiteness, Representation & Visibility

Thursday 2 May, 2019 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Thu 2 May, 11am–5pm. Free. 50 places. Book via Eventbrite A day of conversations and workshops seeking to highlight and address whiteness within arts institutions in Scotland. Developed by Natasha Ruwona and Claricia Parinussa Kruithof, the day is presented in collaboration with Engage Scotland and involves contributions from and conversations between a range of speakers and artists, aiming to establish intersectional approaches to take forward together. This event is part of our Connecting Communities strand, creative projects and events which broaden our work with…

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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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Performance with 'Inside_Outside'

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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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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Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’, 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

Wed 15 May, 6–7pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite  Curator of the exhibition Laurence Sillars (Head of Henry Moore Institute Programmes) will be in conversation with the Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley about Senga Nengudi's exhibition. This event will be live streamed on Periscope and Facebook.   Image:  Senga Nengudi, R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’, 2014. Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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June 2019

Artist’s Talk: Katie Paterson

Saturday 15 June, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bellfield Community Hall,
16B Bellfield Street, Portobello
Edinburgh, EH15 2BP United Kingdom
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Katie Paterson. Photo Giorgia Polizzi

Artist Katie Paterson will be in conversation the evening before she brings her artwork First There is a Mountain to Portobello Beach. Paterson is widely regarded as one of the leading artists of her generation. Collaborating with scientists and researchers across the world, Paterson’s projects consider our place on Earth in the context of geological time and change. Her artworks make use of sophisticated technologies and specialist expertise to stage intimate, poetic and philosophical engagements between people and their natural environment. For First There…

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