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Fresh Fruit Pop-Up: Sounds of The City

Sounds of The City
Sun 5 Dec, 2-5pm. Free, drop-in for 8-15 year olds. No booking required.

Make simple musical instruments from scratch, using them to create an immersive Edinburgh soundscape. You can even turn objects in your pocket intro music makers, using a Makey Makey device.

Fresh Fruit Pop-Up is an open creative space for 8-15 year olds to drop-in, make art and chat to peers. Sessions take place in a new dedicated unit at Waverley Mall during The Fruitmarket Gallery’s building development.

Photo: Chris Scott

 

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Fresh Fruit Pop-Up: Sounds of The City

Sounds of The City
Sun 5 Dec, 2-5pm. Free, drop-in for 8-15 year olds. No booking required.

Make simple musical instruments from scratch, using them to create an immersive Edinburgh soundscape. You can even turn objects in your pocket intro music makers, using a Makey Makey device.

Fresh Fruit Pop-Up is an open creative space for 8-15 year olds to drop-in, make art and chat to peers. Sessions take place in a new dedicated unit at Waverley Mall during The Fruitmarket Gallery’s building development.

Photo: Chris Scott

 

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Fresh Fruit Pop-Up: Build it!

Build it!
Sundays 20, 27 Oct, 3, 10 Nov, 2-5pm.
Free, drop-in for 8-15 year olds. No booking required.
@Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space on top of Waverley Mall, access the space through Williams and Johnson Coffee Co. 

As we begin our building development at The Fruitmarket Gallery we invite you to make new structures suitable for human habitation that take over the whole space, working with different repurposed and recycled materials each week.

Fresh Fruit Pop-Up is an open creative space for 8-15 year olds to drop-in, make art and chat to peers. Taking place in The Fruitmarket Gallery’s temporary space at Waverley Mall during our building development, the sessions are a reimagining of our Young Creatives and Sunday Makers workshops.

Over four themed blocks of activity developed by artist Louise Fraser and Fresh Fruit’s Intern Brooke Milliken, you’ll be supported to take over the space and develop ideas for creative programmes for young people in the new Fruitmarket building when it opens in 2020.

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Fresh Fruit Pop-Up: Build it!

Build it!
Sundays 20, 27 Oct, 3, 10 Nov, 2-5pm.
Free, drop-in for 8-15 year olds. No booking required.
@Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space on top of Waverley Mall, access the space through Williams and Johnson Coffee Co. 

As we begin our building development at The Fruitmarket Gallery we invite you to make new structures suitable for human habitation that take over the whole space, working with different repurposed and recycled materials each week.

Fresh Fruit Pop-Up is an open creative space for 8-15 year olds to drop-in, make art and chat to peers. Taking place in The Fruitmarket Gallery’s temporary space at Waverley Mall during our building development, the sessions are a reimagining of our Young Creatives and Sunday Makers workshops.

Over four themed blocks of activity developed by artist Louise Fraser and Fresh Fruit’s Intern Brooke Milliken, you’ll be supported to take over the space and develop ideas for creative programmes for young people in the new Fruitmarket building when it opens in 2020.

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Fresh Fruit Pop-Up: Build it!

Build it!
Sundays 20, 27 Oct, 3, 10 Nov, 2-5pm.
Free, drop-in for 8-15 year olds. No booking required.
@Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space on top of Waverley Mall, access the space through Williams and Johnson Coffee Co. 

As we begin our building development at The Fruitmarket Gallery we invite you to make new structures suitable for human habitation that take over the whole space, working with different repurposed and recycled materials each week.

Fresh Fruit Pop-Up is an open creative space for 8-15 year olds to drop-in, make art and chat to peers. Taking place in The Fruitmarket Gallery’s temporary space at Waverley Mall during our building development, the sessions are a reimagining of our Young Creatives and Sunday Makers workshops.

Over four themed blocks of activity developed by artist Louise Fraser and Fresh Fruit’s Intern Brooke Milliken, you’ll be supported to take over the space and develop ideas for creative programmes for young people in the new Fruitmarket building when it opens in 2020.

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Fresh Fruit Pop-Up: Build it!

Build it!
Sundays 20, 27 Oct, 3, 10 Nov, 2-5pm.
Free, drop-in for 8-15 year olds. No booking required.
@Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space on top of Waverley Mall, access the space through Williams and Johnson Coffee Co. 

As we begin our building development at The Fruitmarket Gallery we invite you to make new structures suitable for human habitation that take over the whole space, working with different repurposed and recycled materials each week.

Fresh Fruit Pop-Up is an open creative space for 8-15 year olds to drop-in, make art and chat to peers. Taking place in The Fruitmarket Gallery’s temporary space at Waverley Mall during our building development, the sessions are a reimagining of our Young Creatives and Sunday Makers workshops.

Over four themed blocks of activity developed by artist Louise Fraser and Fresh Fruit’s Intern Brooke Milliken, you’ll be supported to take over the space and develop ideas for creative programmes for young people in the new Fruitmarket building when it opens in 2020.

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Exhibition: A Performance of Light and Dark

A Performance of Light and Dark
Making Matters: Garcia Family Foundation Schools’ Programme

Friday 5, Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018

Upper Gallery

The Fruitmarket Gallery is proud to present A Performance of Light and Dark, an exhibition of art made by pupils from six local primary, secondary and special schools.

The exhibition includes work made by young people from Drummond Community High School, Pilrig Park School, Prospect Bank School, Royal Mile Primary School, St Mary’s RC Primary School and St Thomas of Aquin’s RC High School. Working with artists Lydia Beilby, Louise Fraser and Sean Young, the pupils explored ideas inspired by the British-European artist Tacita Dean whose work was on show at The Fruitmarket Gallery from July to September this year.

A celebration of the creativity of 85 young people aged seven to seventeen, the exhibition includes digital and 16mm film, polaroid photography, cyanotypes, sound and installation art.

Now in its third year, we are grateful to have received funding from the Garcia Family Foundation to support this schools learning programme.

With thanks to Callum Innes, Artist Patron; Greyfriars Art Shop; and The City of Edinburgh Council.

Artwork by Carolina Allinson Delgado DeRobles, (S6 pupil) St Thomas of Aquin’s RC High School, 2018,
Cyanotype Photo: Caitlin McKinnon

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Young Creatives: Workshops for 12–15 year olds

Sun 12 Aug, 4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Free. To book email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk or call 0131 226 8181.

Explore the exhibition using a variety of materials, techniques and discussion activities, led and supported by trained Fresh Fruit Leaders and artist Louise Fraser. Each workshop is unique and will include drawing, film and sound.

About the exhibition

Tacita Dean is one of Britain’s most respected and successful international artists. This year has been a busy one for her, with exhibitions at London’s Royal Academy of Arts, National Portrait Gallery and National Gallery focusing on the genres of landscape,portraiture and still life. Taking theatre and performance as its theme, our exhibition complements these showings, and is presented in the context of the Edinburgh International Festival, the world’s pre-eminent celebration of the performing arts.

The exhibition is built around Dean’s film Event for a Stage (2015), in which actor Stephen Dillane delivers a virtuoso solo performance: it is a performance about performing, given by an actor playing the part of an actor. As the film moves swiftly backwards and forwards between ‘reality’ and ‘illusion’, the audience never quite knows how much of what we are seeing to believe – much of the script concerns the role of text, actor and audience in creating and preserving the ‘magic of suspended disbelief that is the theatre’.

Event for a Stage is joined in the exhibition by a selection of works brought together for the first time that focus on ideas related to acting and the theatre, including her recent film miniature His Picture in Little of three actors who all played Hamlet on the London stage and her early installation Foley Artist that uses the fiction of sound in cinema to portray the actions of a theatre usherette. The exhibition also includes a blackboard drawing and photogravures that together examine performance and its relationship to fiction, the imagination and the collective effort of artist and audience. Turning truth into fiction and unspooling the threads of narrative even as they seem to be weaving them into a convincing tale, these beguiling, entrancing works offer another window into the imagination of this most complex of artists.

Photo: Sally Jubb Photography

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Sunday Makers: Sound Effects

Sunday Makers: Sound Effects
12 Aug, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. To book email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk or call 0131 226 8181.

These creative workshops explore the themes, ideas and materials in Tacita Dean’s exhibition. This workshop is led by artist Louise Fraser, you will play with a range of everyday objects and materials to create sound effects for films.

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Set Pieces: Fresh Fruit Tweens for 8–11 year olds

Sun 13 May, 10–11am. Free. 12 places for 8–11 year olds.
To book a place email the bookshop on bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk or call 0131 226 8181.

Artist Louise Fraser leads this workshop which explores themes, ideas and materials within our Lee Lozano exhibition Slip Slide Splice. You will perform and document everyday scenarios in this workshop exploring language and instruction as art.

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