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February 2019

Kobi Onyame and Heir of The Cursed

Saturday 23 February, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Kobi Onyame and Heir of The Cursed

Sat 23 Feb, Door 7.30–11pm. Book via Eventbrite Early bird tickets £10* until 9 Feb, thereafter £12* (*+ booking fee). We are excited to welcome Kobi Onyame and Heir of The Cursed to play in the Fruitmarket. Onyame is a UK-based Ghanaian hip-hop artist who draws heavily on African culture – both sonically and visually – creating a deft crossover between traditional hip-hop and Ghanaian rhythms. Joining him will be Heir of the Cursed who is known for her mesmerising,…

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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Sunday 24 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue, photo Malcolm Cochrane

Daily, 11am–6pm. Free. The series of banners in Marco Giordano’s Conjunctive Tissue acts as a thread of connections. These bright banners are based on collages created by members of the public who took part in workshops run by the artist. The banners show conjunctions in different languages. Associations and connections between the words form and disappear as you move around the space. The exhibition will be on throughout the week, expanding for a couple of days on 19 & 20 February. Curated by…

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SmART Thinking: Schools Exhibition

Sunday 24 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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SmART Thinking

Exhibition: 19–24 Feb, 11am–6pm. SmART Thinking is a new, innovative education programme that aims to help close the attainment gap in schools through arts and creative learning, supporting children and young people to reach their potential. St David’s RC Primary School and Craigroyston Community High School took part in a CPD (Continuing Professional Development) session for teachers; a class visit to the exhibition Emma Hart, BANGER; and a series of practical workshops in school working with Hannah Ayre, an artist…

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LINK Party

Sunday 24 February, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Link party

Sun 24 Feb. 7–10pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Get together for LINK, the closing party celebrating art and connectedness. Make your mark in badge and banner making, creating something you can take home, and reflect on togetherness in film documentation of the past two weeks of creativity. Dance the night away to Ritmoclectic beats (Afro/ Latin/Electronic) by DJ Domcore. One free cocktail or mocktail per person, while stocks last. Curated by Fresh Fruit, the Fruitmarket's open peer led group for…

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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

Open Book Workshops

Wednesday 6 March, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Open Book

Wed 6 Mar, 10.30am–12 noon. Free. Book via Eventbrite Explore The Fruitmarket Gallery’s current exhibition and read and discuss passages of fiction and poetry thematically linked to the gallery’s exhibitions and events, then try your hand at creative writing in response. These sessions will be led by the poet JL Williams.

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Exhibition Preview: Senga Nengudi

Friday 15 March, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi, Performance Piece

Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 Join us for the preview of the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. Originally organised by the Henry Moore Institute, the exhibition brings together pioneering sculpture, photography and documentation of performance from 1969 to the present, including recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago in 1943, Senga Nengudi has been a trailblazer in sculpture for…

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 16 March, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

Every Saturday. 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Senga Nengudi exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to The Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago…

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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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Saturday Tour

Saturday 23 March, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

Every Saturday. 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Senga Nengudi exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to The Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago…

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