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The Fruitmarket Gallery

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45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
+44 (0)131 225 2383http://fruitmarket.co.uk

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November 2018

The Night with… Juice Vocal Ensemble

Wednesday 14 November, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Juice Vocal Ensemble

Wed 14 Nov, doors open 7.30pm, starts at 7pm. £10/£6 conc. Book now The Night With… Juice Vocal Ensemble is a première of Glasgow composer, Claire McCue’s new work, and also the première of the piece selected from our Call For Scores and Mica Levi's Never Ador. The Night With… is a series of salon style concerts presenting classical and new music in an informal environment with performances by top musicians from Scotland and further afield. Programmed by composer Matthew…

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BOOK LAUNCH: David Hopkins: After Modern Art 1945–2017

Monday 19 November, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mon 19 Nov, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite Hopkins will be in conversation with Fiona Bradley to launch an updated edition of his guide to art since 1945 published by Oxford University Press. About the book Contemporary art can be baffling and beautiful, provocative and disturbing. This pioneering book presents a new look at the controversial period between 1945 and 2015, when art and its traditional forms were called into question. It focuses on the relationship between American…

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Women On The Road: Open Book Workshop

Wednesday 21 November, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Marjorie Lotfi Gill

Wed 21 Nov. Free. 15 places. Free. Book via Eventbrite This event riffs on Emma Hart‘s exhibition’s references to getting behind the wheel. So why not try your hand at writing? MarjorieLotfiGill from reading group Open Book, will lead this free writing workshop looking at Emma Hart’s exhibition alongside poems by Scottish Book Trust New Writer’s Award Winner Rhona Warwick Paterson. On the same evening from 6.30–8pm Rhona Warwick Paterson and writers from 12, a collective of women writers formed…

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Women on the Road: Rhona Warwick Paterson and writers from 12.

Wednesday 21 November, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rhona

Wed 21 Nov. 6.30–8pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Scottish Book Trust’s New Writer’s Award winner Rhona Warwick Paterson and writers from 12, a collective of women writers formed at Dundee’s Cooper Gallery in 2016, read poems written in response to, or alongside, Emma Hart’s exhibition. The theme of Book Week Scotland’s nationwide celebration of all things bookish this year is ‘Rebel’, which our events during the week pick up in different ways. Image: Rhona Warwick Paterson performing Steel and Other…

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Fresh Fruit Leader Training

Thursday 22 November, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emma Hart, BANGER installation view The Fruitmarket Gallery, 2018. Courtesy the artist and The Sunday Painter, London. Photos: Ruth Clark.

Thu 22 Nov, 6–8pm. 8 places for 16-25 year olds. Book via Eventbrite Learn how to lead and support arts workshops for young people and become a Fresh Fruit Leader, supported by artist Louise Fraser. You’ll find out how to plan and deliver arts and discussion-based activities inspired by the exhibition, with the opportunity to put your skills into practice to deliver Young Creatives Workshops on 9 Dec and 13 Jan.   Image: Emma Hart BANGER installation view The Fruitmarket…

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Challenging HIV Stigma: Writing Workshop

Friday 23 November, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Challenging HIV Stigma: Writing Workshop

Fri 23 Nov, 6.30–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Engage in a discussion about the stigma faced by people with HIV in Scotland today while writing your own rebellious poetry or stories with HIV Scotland’s Artist in Residence, Angie This event is followed by a Reading party from 7.30–9pm, hear stories from people affected by HIV, as they read from the forthcoming collection Disclosures.

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Challenging HIV Stigma: Story & Poetry Reading

Friday 23 November, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Challenging HIV Stigma

Hear the stories and poetry of people affected by HIV as they read from their forthcoming literary collection. The book, which will be published in late autumn, reshapes the narrative of HIV, painting a picture of HIV in Scotland today and moving beyond the grim, looming image of the AIDS tombstone imagery of the 80s. The reading is preceded by a writing workshop, where you can write your own rebellious poetry or stories with HIV Scotland's Artist in Residence, Angie…

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon; Contemporary British Women Artists

Saturday 24 November, 2018 at 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Emma Hart Mamma Mia

Book via Eventbrite  Free. 15 places. Lunch and refreshments provided. Bring your laptop and help us improve the gender gap online, inspired by our recent exhibitions by British artists Jacqueline Donachie, Tacita Dean and Emma Hart. No previous Wikipedia editing experience required as Sara Thomas (Scotland Programme Coordinator for Wikimedia UK) will teach us the essential digital editing skills. Schedule: 12:30pm Welcome and tour of Emma Hart exhibition 1pm Wikipedia training with Sara Thomas 2.15pm Comfort and refreshment break 2.45pm Research…

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How we… Write About Art

Wednesday 28 November, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Emma Hart Bulletin

Wed 28 Nov, 6–7pm, Free. Book via Eventbrite For the next in our series of informal talks about how we do what we do, Ruth Bretherick, Research and Public Engagement Curator, talks about our various approaches to writing about art. Bring your questions.

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BOOK LAUNCH: Lee Lozano: Language Pieces

Thursday 29 November, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Thu 29 Nov, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite After the success of our Lee Lozano exhibition and publication we are delighted to launch a second book on the artist’s language pieces. With Art Historian Catherine Spencer (University of St Andrews), we will dip into some of the instructional pieces by Lozano and her peers, whose work appeared alongside hers in experimental magazines and exhibitions of the 1960s and 1970s.

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Ambient Audiences: Jamie Flett and Safetynett

Friday 30 November, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wormhole

Fri 30 Nov, 6.30–8.30pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite In the latest of our relaxed electronica gigs, join Glasgow-based musicians Jamie Flett and Safteynett as they create live ambient sounds using electronics and instruments to trace elements of intuitive and mantric music. https://raingoose.bandcamp.com

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December 2018

Open Book Workshops

Wednesday 5 December, 2018 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Open Book

Wed 5 Dec, 10.30am–12.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Explore The Fruitmarket Gallery’s exhibition Emma Hart BANGER 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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Sunday Makers: Clay and the Everyday

Sunday 9 December, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Sun 9 Dec, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. Join this free creative workshop for not so little ones exploring themes, ideas and materials in Emma Hart's exhibition BANGER. In this workshop you will create a mini installation with everyday objects and clay. Booking essential. To book call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk.  

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Young Creatives – workshop for 12–15 year olds

Sunday 9 December, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Image: Emma Hart X, 2018 (detail); ceramic, Perspex and steel; approx. 190 x 150 x 70 cm. Courtesy the artist and The Sunday Painter, London. Photo: Emma Hart

Sun 9 Dec,  4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Free. Explore Emma Hart's exhibition BANGER 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 clay, installation, pattern and colour. Booking essential. To book call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk.

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BOOK LAUNCH: Iain Morrison: I’m A Pretty Circler

Sunday 9 December, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Iain Morrison, I'm Pretty Circler

Sun 9 Dec, 7–8.30pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite Join us as we launching Iain Morrison’s debut poetry collection I'm A Pretty Circler from Vagabond Voices, tonight readings by the author are met with responses from artist and movement researcher Claricia Parinussa and artist Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay.

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January 2019

New ‘Ears Day

Tuesday 1 January, 2019 at 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tue 1 Jan, 12.30–5pm. Free. Drop-in. We are OPEN so come along to blanket yourself in warm electronic sounds as DJs play the café, easing us into 2019.

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Sunday Makers: Peer Patterns

Sunday 13 January, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emma Hart Commercial Breakz, 2017. 
Ceramic and metal, dimensions variable. Installation view, The Sunday Painter booth Frieze Art Fair 2017. Photographs: Renato Ghiazza. Courtesy the artist and The Sunday Painter.

Sun 13 Jan, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. Join this free creative workshop for not so little ones exploring themes, ideas and materials in Emma Hart's exhibition BANGER. In this workshop you will make wallpaper as a group, using collage and rolling pins. Booking essential. To book call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk.   Image: Emma Hart Commercial Breakz, 2017. Ceramic and metal, dimensions variable. Installation view, The Sunday Painter booth Frieze Art Fair 2017. Photographs:…

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Young Creatives – workshop for 12–15 year olds

Sunday 13 January, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Image: Emma Hart X, 2018 (detail); ceramic, Perspex and steel; approx. 190 x 150 x 70 cm. Courtesy the artist and The Sunday Painter, London. Photo: Emma Hart

Sun 13 Jan,  4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Free. Explore Emma Hart's exhibition BANGER 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 clay, installation, pattern and colour. Booking essential. To book call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk.

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Discussion Group: Speed

Wednesday 16 January, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Image: Emma Hart X, 2018 (detail); ceramic, Perspex and steel; approx. 190 x 150 x 70 cm. Courtesy the artist and The Sunday Painter, London. Photo: Emma Hart

Wed 16 Jan, 5–6pm, Free. Book via Eventbrite Join a discussion of speed in the context of Emma Hart’s new work at The Frutimarket Gallery. There’s a small amount of reading to do in advance, provided when you book. About the exhibition London based artist Emma hart (b.1974, London) makes sculpture, photography, film and installation. Her work is often badly-behaved and messy, challenging assumptions and stereotypes in its quest to be something to which everyone can relate. We are delighted…

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Artist’s Talk: Emma Hart

Monday 21 January, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Mon 21 Jan, 6–7pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite  Emma Hart will be in conversation with The Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley about her exhibition BANGER. About the exhibition London based artist Emma hart (b.1974, London) makes sculpture, photography, film and installation. Her work is often badly-behaved and messy, challenging assumptions and stereotypes in its quest to be something to which everyone can relate. We are delighted that Hart accepted our invitation to make this, her first exhibition in scotland, and…

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Panel Discussion: Get the insides onto the outside

Thursday 31 January, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Panel Discussion

Thu 31 Jan, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite Writer and researcher Juliette MacDonald (Edinburgh College of Art and Donghua University, Shanghai), curator Daniel F. Herrmann (The National Gallery, London), and artist Monster Chetwynd discuss expressiveness, materiality and the resurgence of craft in the work of Emma Hart. ‘…to get the insides onto the outside… to offer a situation where outward appearances are eaten away by inner doubts.’ EMMA HART This event will be live streamed on Periscope.

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February 2019

In The Frame: Audio Descriptive Tour

Saturday 2 February, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Emma Hart Mamma Mia

Sat 2 Feb, 12–2pm. Free, with lunch and refreshments. 12 places. Book via Eventbrite Artist Juliana Capes will lead you on a tour of Emma Hart’s exhibition BANGER and give detailed descriptions of her art and practice. This event is designed for people with visual impairments and hearing loss. About the exhibition London based artist Emma hart (b.1974, London) makes sculpture, photography, film and installation. Her work is often badly-behaved and messy, challenging assumptions and stereotypes in its quest to…

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Open Book Workshops

Wednesday 6 February, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Open Book

Wed 6 Feb, 10.30am–12 noon. Free. Book via Eventbrite Explore The Fruitmarket Gallery’s exhibition Emma Hart BANGER 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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March 2019

Open Book Workshops

Wednesday 6 March, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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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