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September 2018

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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November 2018

Aye-dentity: Africa in Motion Film Festival

Thursday 1 November, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Aye-dentity

Thu 1 Nov, 7–9pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite We are delighted to host this screening of two short films and a documentary selected by our youth trainee Natasha Ruwona. The films will be followed by a discussion, exploring identity within Scotland. (discussion will be recorded) Films included in this programme are: Because I am Lawrie Zidyana | Zimbabwe 2017 | 6m | 15 President Robert Mugabe’s anti-gay rhetoric has made it very difficult to live as a lesbian…

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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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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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January 2019

Discussion Group: Speed

Wednesday 16 January, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Image: Emma Hart X, 2018 (detail); ceramic, Perspex and steel; approx. 190 x 150 x 70 cm. Courtesy the artist and The Sunday Painter, London. Photo: Emma Hart

Wed 16 Jan, 5–6pm, Free. Book via Eventbrite Join a discussion of speed in the context of Emma Hart’s new work at The Frutimarket Gallery. There’s a small amount of reading to do in advance, provided when you book. About the exhibition London based artist Emma hart (b.1974, London) makes sculpture, photography, film and installation. Her work is often badly-behaved and messy, challenging assumptions and stereotypes in its quest to be something to which everyone can relate. We are delighted…

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Artist’s Talk: Emma Hart

Monday 21 January, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Mon 21 Jan, 6–7pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite  Emma Hart will be in conversation with The Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley about her exhibition BANGER. About the exhibition London based artist Emma hart (b.1974, London) makes sculpture, photography, film and installation. Her work is often badly-behaved and messy, challenging assumptions and stereotypes in its quest to be something to which everyone can relate. We are delighted that Hart accepted our invitation to make this, her first exhibition in scotland, and…

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Panel Discussion: Get the insides onto the outside

Thursday 31 January, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Panel Discussion

Thu 31 Jan, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite Curator Daniel F. Herrmann (The National Gallery, London), and artist Monster Chetwynd discuss expressiveness, materiality and the resurgence of craft in the work of Emma Hart. ‘…to get the insides onto the outside… to offer a situation where outward appearances are eaten away by inner doubts.’ EMMA HART This event will be live streamed on Periscope.

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February 2019

LGBT History Month: How the Past Can Shape Our Future

Thursday 28 February, 2019 at 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Time for Inclusive Education

Thu 28 Feb, 7–9pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Join Time for Inclusive Education (TIE), for a special event to close LGBT History Month, as a guest panel share their defining moments and icons from LGBT history – they will discuss what can be learned from them today in the quest to advance LGBT rights. Panel Christina McKelvie MSP, Minister for Older People and Equalities Hannah Bardell MP Patrick Harvie MSP Jordan Daly TIE Campaign Eleanor Matthews TIE Campaign Speakers Liam…

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March 2019

Linda Goode Bryant in conversation

Tuesday 19 March, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo of Linda Goode Bryant by Oresti Tsonopoulos

Tue 19 Mar, 6–7pm. Book via Eventbrite. This event will be live streamed on periscope. Activist, filmmaker and gallery pioneer Linda Goode Bryant will be in conversation with Fiona Bradley, Director of The Fruitmarket Gallery. Bryant founded the artists’ space Just Above Midtown (New York), which showed the work of African American artists including Senga Nengudi in the 1970s and 1980s. The Fruitmarket Gallery are showing the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United…

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April 2019

How we… run a peer-led programme

Tuesday 2 April, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Tue 2 Apr, 6–7pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite  For the next in our series of The Fruitmarket Gallery's informal talks join Caitlin McKinnon, Creative Learning Curator, and members of Fresh Fruit, our peer-led group for young adults aged 16–25, to hear about our approach to programming with audiences taking the lead.

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