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January 2018

The Economy for Creatives

Monday 29 January, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Mon 29 Jan, 6.30–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite With an eye on Jacqueline Donachie’s Advice Bar sitting centrally in our lower gallery, we are hosting a talk and discussion with Raakhi Odedra, Bank of England, Agency for Scotland. She will draw on her career as an economist, including time working with the Scottish Government, to help us cover ground about how the economy and its current changes impact on the work of we creatives. Useful for any of us with…

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Panel Discussion: Article 27 – Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits*

Wednesday 31 January, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Chris Scott

Wed 31 Jan, 6–8pm. Free. Panel discussion starts 6.30pm. Bar open beforehand. Book via Eventbrite Jacqueline Donachie will be joined by Henry Ward (Creative Director, Freelands Foundation), Kirsten Lloyd (University of Edinburgh), and Alison Stirling (Creative Director, Artlink) to discuss the role of the artist in relation to society, social change and social integration. * The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Photo: Chris Scott

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March 2018

Lee Lozano: Curator’s Talk

Friday 9 March, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Lee Lozano, No title, c 1962.  © The Estate of Lee Lozano. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

Fri 9 Mar, 5–6pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Barry Rosen and Jaap van Liere of the Lee Lozano Estate will be in conversation with Fiona Bradley, Fruitmarket Director about the exhibition and the life and work of Lee Lozano. About the exhibition Lee Lozano Slip Slide Splice 10 March – 3 June 2018 Lee Lozano was a major figure in the New York art scene of the 1960s and early 1970s, making furiously inventive, irreverent and often tiny paintings and…

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April 2018

Kasia Matyjaszek: Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl

Saturday 21 April, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Molly Rogers. Pirate Girl

Sat 21 Apr, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite  Illustrator Kasia Matyjaszek will read from her book about ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard and his crew who meet their match when they kidnap a small, feisty girl named Molly! This forms part of Literary Littles, The Frutimarket Gallery's fun book group for children aged 3–7.

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Panel Discussion: Seek the Extremes

Thursday 26 April, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Lee Lozano, Piece, 1969 © The Estate of Lee Lozano. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth

Thu 26 Apr, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open beforehand. Book via Eventbrite Art historians Jo Applin (Courtauld Institute, London), Angela Dimitrakaki (University of Edinburgh), and writer Sophie Collins (Durham University) consider the extremes of Lozano’s practice. This event launches Applin’s new book, Lee Lozano: Not Working(Yale University Press).   Lee Lozano Slip Slide Splice Exhibition 10 March – 3 June 2018 Lee Lozano was a major figure in the New York art scene of the 1960s and early 1970s, making furiously inventive,…

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Self-Sabotage: Spark and Lozano

Friday 27 April, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Fri 27 Apr, 6–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Author Andrew O’Hagan and Director of The Fruitmarket Gallery Fiona Bradley explore the parallels between the self-destructive tendencies of Muriel Spark’s protagonist in The Driver’s Seat (1970) and artist Lee Lozano’s rejection of the art world and boycott of women in the early 1970s, which threw her into semi-obscurity. O’Hagan has written the introduction to a new edition of The Driver’s Seat, published by Polygon. This event accompanies The Fruitmarket Gallery’s exhibition…

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May 2018

How we … Publish

Thursday 3 May, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Thu 3 May, 6–7pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite This new series of informal talks offers a glimpse into different aspects of how we do what we do. Here Elizabeth McLean, the Fruitmarket’s Deputy Director, discusses our work as a visual art publisher. Bring any questions and we’ll share what we’ve learned along the way. Publishing is an intrinsic part of The Fruitmarket Gallery’s creative programme, with books published to accompany each exhibition. Books are conceived as part of the exhibition-making process, with the book extending…

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Connecting Communities: M.E. Awareness Event

Saturday 12 May, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sat 12 May, 3 – 6pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Join us for refreshments and a free film screening of Unrest, followed by a discussion about M.E. Unrest, 2017 is a documentary film produced and directed by Jennifer Brea. The film tells the story of how Jennifer is struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden and how she documents her personal story as she fights a disease that medicine forgot. The film captures the difficulty of diagnosis and…

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Creative & Corporate Love

Wednesday 16 May, 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 16 May, 6.30–9pm. £10 (CE members free). Register at http://www.creative-edinburgh.com Creative Edinburgh’s regular event bringing the creative and corporate communities together to spark new working partnerships. The evening is focused around a particular business theme or challenge and features talks from invited speakers, networking and matchmaking activities. Hear inspiring stories, widen your professional network and gain practical advice to help propel your creative endeavours to the next level.

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Discussion Group: Refusal

Thursday 17 May, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Thu 17 May, 5–6pm. Free. 10 places. Book via Eventbrite Join the Fruitmarket’s Ruth Bretherick to discuss refusal in the context of Lozano’s work. There will be a small amount of reading to do in advance, which will be provided when you book. Lee Lozano Slip Slide Splice Exhibition 10 March – 3 June 2018 Lee Lozano was a major figure in the New York art scene of the 1960s and early 1970s, making furiously inventive, irreverent and often tiny…

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