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February 2019

SmART Thinking: Schools Exhibition

Tuesday 19 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. An exhibition which celebrates the creativity of young people from Pilton and Muirhouse. 95 pupils from P6, P7 and S1 show the ambitious work they produced as part of the first year of our SmART Thinking schools programme, including drawings, ceramics, large-scale action paintings and film. By linking all creative activity to the Curriculum for Excellence this innovative schools programme aims to help close the attainment gap through arts and creative learning, supporting children and young people to…

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WORKSHOP: Aniela Piasecka

Tuesday 19 February, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Freestyle Baby, Cubitt Gallery, London, 2018

Tue 19 Feb. 6–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Work with dancer and performance artist Aniela Piasecka on the themes and ideas of her new work Passé. In this small group workshop you will explore how the personal can be used to create shared experiences, discussing how to set ideas into a performance. You will be encouraged to use simple movements and spoken words drawing on your own experiences. Everyone is welcome to attend this workshop, you do not need to…

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Performance: Aniela Piasecka: Passé

Tuesday 19 February, 2019 at 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Freestyle Baby, Cubitt Gallery, London, 2018

Tue 19 Feb, 8–8.20p. Free. Book via Eventbrite In this newly commissioned movement performance Aniela Piasecka (STASIS, Proudfoot & Piasecka) explores the discovery of the collective from the exploration and expression of the individual. An evocative, personal work that turns inward and then reaches out, this performance combines personal memories with historical events, and scraps of popular culture. Francis Dosoo’s accompanying soundscape provides a soundtrack of a life lived from 1992 to 2019, with visual contributions by artist Joanne Dawson.…

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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Wednesday 20 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

Wednesday 20 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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. An exhibition which celebrates the creativity of young people from Pilton and Muirhouse. 95 pupils from P6, P7 and S1 show the ambitious work they produced as part of the first year of our SmART Thinking schools programme, including drawings, ceramics, large-scale action paintings and film. By linking all creative activity to the Curriculum for Excellence this innovative schools programme aims to help close the attainment gap through arts and creative learning, supporting children and young people to…

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Open Bodies

Thursday 21 February, 2019 at 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Open Bodies logo

Thu 21 Feb, 6–8.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite  Join us in the Fruitmarket for a celebration of the Open Bodies programme with the chance to experience participants’ work including live presentations from Henry McPherson and Stephanie Black-Daniels. Open Bodies is a residency programme for artists working with performance with an interest in gender and/or sexuality, designed jointly by Despina (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and The Fruitmarket Gallery with support from British Council and Creative Scotland. In September 2018, Stephanie Black-Daniels,…

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Workshop: Performing women in the city

Thursday 21 February, 2019 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Image: Black-Daniels, S and Pazzanesse L (2018), Performing women in the city, (Performance), Rio de Janeiro: Despina Gallery

Thu 21 Feb. 10am–1pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite In this workshop you will work with artist Stephanie Black-Daniels as she guides you to use performance to explore gender complexities within Edinburgh’s socio-political context. These experiments will lead to site-specific responses to different locations. Participants will be able to document and share their ideas during the session. This workshop is for people who identify as female. It will take place in a mixture of gallery and outdoor locations. Participants should wear…

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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Thursday 21 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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

Thursday 21 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
SmART Thinking

Exhibition: 19–24 Feb, 11am–6pm. An exhibition which celebrates the creativity of young people from Pilton and Muirhouse. 95 pupils from P6, P7 and S1 show the ambitious work they produced as part of the first year of our SmART Thinking schools programme, including drawings, ceramics, large-scale action paintings and film. By linking all creative activity to the Curriculum for Excellence this innovative schools programme aims to help close the attainment gap through arts and creative learning, supporting children and young people to…

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Workshop: Sounding Bodies

Thursday 21 February, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Thu 21 Feb.2–5.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite In this workshop you will explore new ways of listening with artist Henry McPherson who leads this workshop featuring exercises in sonic meditation, listening to bodies in space, and posing questions about how our identities interact sonically, visually, and physically with the world around us. Participants are invited to bring audio recorders, musical instruments, and things that make noise. This workshop will take place in a mixture of the gallery and outdoor locations.…

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