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June 2019

In The Frame: Audio Descriptive Tour

Saturday 29 June, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fresh Fruit Pop Up, Lower Level, 3/48 Waverley Mall, Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Saturday 29 Jun, 12-2pm. Free, with lunch and refreshments. 12 places. FM hearing loop available. Book via Eventbrite  Experienced visual describer and artist Juliana Capes will take you through detailed descriptions of Ryan Gander and Jonathan P. Watts’ The Annotated Reader. Designed for people with visual impairments and hearing loss. Please note this event takes place in the lower gallery with step-free access. The Annotated Reader: A publication-as-exhibition and exhibition-as-publication conceived by Ryan Gander and Jonathan P. Watts Thu 20 Jun…

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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
Fresh Fruit Pop Up, Lower Level, 3/48 Waverley Mall, Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ 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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Parallel Annotations: Yu Yoyo, A.K. Blakemore, Dave Haysom and Colin Herd

Thursday 11 July, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fresh Fruit Pop Up, Lower Level, 3/48 Waverley Mall, Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Thu 11 Jul, 7–8.30pm. 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. Poets Yu Yoyo and her translators A.K. Blakemore and Dave Haysom launch My Tenantless Body (Poetry Translation…

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November 2019

Director’s Talk: Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller: Night Walk for Edinburgh

Friday 15 November, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 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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Fri 15 Nov, 2–3pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite At Bookmarket, Waverley Mall Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley discusses this major new work commissioned by the Fruitmarket for the city of Edinburgh

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December 2019

Sing and fight! Activist musicals on World AIDS Day

Sunday 1 December, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 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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Sun 1 Dec, 6.30–8.30pm. Pay what you can. Book via Eventbrite At Bookmarket, Waverley Mall Floating drag queens, singing fish, and safer sex commercials by famous artists; these are just some of the ways that HIV activism and LGBT liberation is explored in this screening of musical films. To mark World AIDS Day, Edinburgh Artists’ Moving Image Festival returns with an event showcasing the absurd and political works of John Greyson. Alongside rarely shown shorts from the 1980s, the event centres…

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How we… run a Bookshop

Thursday 5 December, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 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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Thu 5 Dec, 6.30–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite At Bookmarket, Waverley Mall In this continuation of our series of informal talks about how we do what we do, Bookshop Manager Allie Everett shares her knowledge of creating a house style of buying and merchandising within a cultural organisation to make a singular and profitable retail experience

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January 2020

Tom Day: Sculpture Against Television

Thursday 30 January, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 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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Thu 30 Jan, 6.30–7.30pm. All welcome. Free. Book via Eventbrite. At Bookmarket, Waverley Mall After delving into our archive Tom Day (University of Edinburgh) presents a talk on Tamara Krikorian’s exhibition in 1979 and her important legacy for artists who work with moving image in the UK.

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March 2020

Creative Informatics Lab #11: Data-driven publishing


Saturday 7 March, 2020 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Sat 7 Mar, 4pm–6pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite At Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AL This Lab explores how digital technology is both disrupting and offering new opportunities for artists to publish their creative work. Speakers include Jen Ross (Senior Lecturer in Digital Education and co-director of the Centre for Research in Digital Education at University of Edinburgh), Anouk Lang (Senior Lecturere in Digital Humanities at the University of Edinburgh) and artist, writer and performer JR Carpenter.…

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Julie Johnstone: Book of the Sky

Sunday 8 March, 2020 at 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Sun 8 Mar, 3.15pm–4pm. Free. No booking required. At Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AL. Julie Johnstone and Bill Zachs launch their new book The Book of the Sky. What happens when contemporary artists' books are brought together with centuries-old rare books and objects? A conversation about their recent Blackie House exhibition around which the new book is based, and about future possibilities for their activities of collecting, curating and creating to come together.  

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CI Studio 6: Digital Publishing Do’s and Don’ts

Tuesday 10 March, 2020 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 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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Tue 10 Mar, 3–5pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite At Bookmarket, Top level of Waverley Mall, 3/1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ CI Studio 6 will explore the practicalities, possibilities and pitfalls of digital publishing, providing an introduction to the tools and platforms available, alongside examples and case studies from artists’ using these formats to disseminate their work. Organised in collaboration with Creative Informatics, and following on from our Artists' Bookmarket, this interactive session will bring together creative practitioners and digital…

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