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April 2019

In Focus: R.S.V.P. Sculptures

Tuesday 2 April, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Tue 2 Apr, 7–8.30pm. Pizza at 7pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Join Fresh Fruit for an informal discussion about Nengudi’s R.S.V.P sculptures. Made from nylon tights stretched and tethered to the wall, they originally invited interaction and were activated by performance. The discussion considers the works in the context of the body and identity. FRESH FRUIT is an open, peer-led group for young adults aged 16–25 to work together and with artists to explore new ideas and make and share…

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Open Book Workshop

Wednesday 3 April, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Open Book

Wed 3 Apr, 10.30am–12.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite. 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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Saturday Tour

Saturday 6 April, 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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Maybe I want to hang in the air like smoke, thick and waiting to be moved

Sunday 7 April, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi Performance Piece, 1978 Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York. Photo: Harmon Outlaw

Sun 7 Apr, 6–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite In this participatory event, fashion scholar Sequoia Barnes and artist, poet and dancer Christopher Kirubi invite you to join them in creating bodily responses to Senga Nengudi’s work, and a curated soundscape of music and words. Senga Nengudi's exhibition is showing at The Fruitmarket Gallery 16 March – 26 May 2019. Image: Senga Nengudi, Performance Piece, 1978. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York Photo: Harmon…

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Gavin Osborn: Flickering Presences

Thursday 11 April, 2019 at 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Gavin Osborn: Flickering Presences

Thu 11 Apr, 7.30–9.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Gavin Osborn presents his touring concert of newly-commissioned works for flute, projection and digital sound, where the visuals also form the score for the musician. Creators Nina Whiteman, Kelly Jayne Jones, Elizabeth Ditmanson, Rachel Graff and Sarah Keirle explore themes including trees, crystals, looping and mines.

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 13 April, 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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Sunday Makers: Wearable Sculptures

Sunday 14 April, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi Study for ‘Mesh Mirage’ (detail), 1977 Courtesy Sprüth Magers, Berlin. Photo: Adam Avila

 Sun 14 Apr, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. Join this workshop led by artist Louise Fraser to create a sculpture for your body and play with movement in the gallery. 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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Young Creatives

Sunday 14 April, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi Performance Piece, 1978 Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York. Photo: Harmon Outlaw

Sun 14 Apr, 4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Free. In this workshop you will 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

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 20 April, 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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Garde Rose: Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay and Mark Clintberg

Tuesday 23 April, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Tue 23 Apr , 7–9pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite A participatory floral exchange. Guests are invited to arrive with a single flower and see its incorporation into a dynamic display made up of more than fifty vases. Leave with the gift of another flower, different from the one you arrived with, as the sun sets on Sant Jordi.

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