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May 2019

In Conversation: Whiteness, Representation & Visibility

Thursday 2 May, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thu 2 May, 11am–6pm. Free. 50 places. Book via Eventbrite 11am–4.40pm at Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT 5–6pm at The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF A day of conversations and workshops seeking to highlight and address whiteness within arts institutions in Scotland. Developed by Natasha Ruwona and Claricia Parinussa Kruithof, the day is presented in collaboration with Engage Scotland and The Fruitmarket Gallery and involves contributions from and conversations between a range of speakers and artists,…

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Zoe Scott Designs: Paint a Planter Workshop

Friday 3 May, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Fri 3 May, 6.30–8.30pm. £35. Book via Eventbrite Artist and plant addict Zoe Scott will guide you through the design and painting process as you create your own planter from a hand-cast concrete pot. Choose up to 3 succulents or cacti and get tips on how to care for them. All materials, plants and a glass of wine will be provided.

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In the Frame: Audio Descriptive Tour

Saturday 4 May, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sat 4 May, 12–2pm. Free, with lunch and refreshments. 12 places. Book via Eventbrite or call 0131 2265 2383 Artist Juliana Capes will take you through detailed descriptions of Nengudi’s art and practice. Designed for people with visual impairments and hearing loss but open to all. Supported by The RS MacDonald Charitable Trust Image: Senga Nengudi Performance Piece,1978. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York. Photo: Harmon Outlaw

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 4 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday 25 May, 2019

The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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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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Discussion Group: Ritual

Wednesday 8 May, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Wed 8 May, 5–6pm. Free. 10 places. Book via Eventbrite Join the Fruitmarket’s Curator of Research and Public Engagement, Ruth Bretherick, to discuss ritual in the context of Nengudi’s work. There will be a small amount of reading to do in advance, provided when you book. Image: Senga Nengudi, Performance with ‘Inside/Outside Winter 1977’,1977. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York Photo: Ken Peterson

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 11 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday 25 May, 2019

The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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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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Sunday Makers: Human Objects

Sunday 12 May, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sun 12 May, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. In this workshop you will work with artist Louise Fraser to make sculptures with the body in mind, experimenting with water, textures and weight, inspired by Senga Nengudi’s exhibition.   To book for this workshop, please call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk Image: Senga Nengudi, Untitled (Water Composition), 1969-70/2018. Installation view, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben…

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Young Creatives

Sunday 12 May, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sun 12 May, 4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Free. Explore Senga Nengudi’s work using a variety of materials, techniques and discussion activities with trained Fresh Fruit Leaders and artist Louise Fraser. Each workshop is unique and will include sculpture and performance. To book for this workshop, please call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk   Image: Senga Nengudi Study for ‘Mesh Mirage’ (detail), 1977 Courtesy Sprüth Magers, Berlin. Photo: Adam Avila

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Curator’s Talk

Wednesday 15 May, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Wed 15 May, 6–7pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Curator of the Senga Nengudi exhibition Laurence Sillars will be in conversation with the Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley. Come and find out more about the curatorial process behind the current exhibition, organised by and first shown at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds. The exhibition emerged out of conversations and collaboration between Laurence Sillars and Senga Nengudi. Through careful research, Sillars unearthed many works that had been unseen since they were first…

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 18 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday 25 May, 2019

The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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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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