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April 2018

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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FMG Books

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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Director’s Talk

Tuesday 29 May, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Tue 29 May, 6-7pm, Free. Book via Eventbrite The Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley reflects on how her understanding of Lozano’s art has developed in the course of making and living with the exhibition. 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 paintings and drawings; vast, abstracted paintings that sometimes used tools…

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June 2018

DesignMarket 2018

Friday 15 June, 2018 - Sunday 17 June, 2018
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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DesignMarket Flyer

Launch Fri 15 June 5–8pm Open Sat 16 & Sun 17 June 10am–6pm Our annual makers' fair celebrating contemporary craft and design across fashion, homeware, print and illustration is back. With our partners Creative Edinburgh we are giving a special focus on emerging designers and collectives. Presenting gorgeous items to add to you home and wardrobe, there will also be designer led events and workshops to give some insight into their working practices and try your hand at making.  LINE…

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July 2018

Artist’s Talk: Tacita Dean

Friday 6 July, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Fri 6 Jul, 5–6pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite On the evening of her exhibition Woman with a Red Hat opening at The Fruitmarket Gallery, Tacita Dean RA will be in conversation with our Director Fiona Bradley about the exhibition, introduced by Tim Marlow, Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts. This event, with Art Fund support, forms part of RA250 UK: exhibitions and events around the UK to celebrate 250 years of the Royal Academy of Arts. About the exhibition  Tacita Dean…

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Creative Mornings: Intention

Friday 27 July, 2018 at 8:30 am - 10:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Creative Mornings

Fri 27 Jul, 8.30–10am. Free. Register @creativemornings.com A monthly lecture series, simultaneously taking place in 154 cities around the world on a shared theme. Join your local creative community for inspiration, conversation and a light breakfast.

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August 2018

Alastair Chisholm: The Prince and the Witch and the Thief and the Bears

Saturday 11 August, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Alastair Chisholm

Sat 11 Aug, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Local author Alastair will launch his action-packed book full of lock-picking princesses and broccoli-wielding ninja frogs. Available at a discounted launch price on the day. This event forms part of The Fruitmarket Gallery’s fun book group for children aged 3–7. The reading will be followed by craft activities. Tickets only required for children.

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