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

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January 2019

Artist’s Talk: Emma Hart

Monday 21 January, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Emma Hart  - portrait  - Thierry Bal-1

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 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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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Tuesday 12 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Wednesday 13 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Thursday 14 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Friday 15 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Saturday 16 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Sunday 17 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Monday 18 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Tuesday 19 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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Spilt Milk – a selection of artists’ moving image works

Tuesday 19 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - Wednesday 20 February, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Alison O'Neill (S)mother

19–20 Feb. 11am–6pm, screened on a loop. Free. A selection of artists’ moving image works exploring motherhood by Courtney Kessel, Alison O’Neill and Megan Wynne. These artists are all part Spilt Milk, an artist-led social enterprise promoting the work of artists who are mothers. Themes of identity, memory and subjectivity, gender and femininity connect across each work. Curated by Katherine Midgley, Kaycee Moore, Nic Ruecroft and Sandra Stole as part of the MScR in Collections and Curating Practices at Edinburgh College…

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WORKSHOP: Aniela Piasecka

Tuesday 19 February, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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
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
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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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
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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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Friday 22 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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Farah Saleh: What My Body Can/t Remember

Friday 22 February, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woman dancing with her arms in the air

Fri 22 Feb. Free. Bar open 6–8pm. Performance: 6.30–7.15pm. Book via Eventbrite What My Body Can/t Remember is the latest story in Palestinian dancer and choreographer Farah Saleh’s Palestinian Archive of Gestures – an ongoing project through which Saleh archives hidden stories from the Palestinian narrative. In this new Fruitmarket commission, Saleh attempts to archive her personal story by exploring what her body can and can’t remember of her life in Ramallah in 2002 when, living under curfew, Saleh returned…

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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Saturday 23 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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Kobi Onyame and Heir of The Cursed

Saturday 23 February, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Kobi Onyame and Heir of The Cursed

Sat 23 Feb, Door 7.30–11pm. Book via Eventbrite Early bird tickets £10* until 9 Feb, thereafter £12* (*+ booking fee). We are excited to welcome Kobi Onyame and Heir of The Cursed to play in the Fruitmarket. Onyame is a UK-based Ghanaian hip-hop artist who draws heavily on African culture – both sonically and visually – creating a deft crossover between traditional hip-hop and Ghanaian rhythms. Joining him will be Heir of the Cursed who is known for her mesmerising,…

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Installation: Marco Giordano, Conjunctive Tissue

Sunday 24 February, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until Sunday 24 February, 2019
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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LINK Party

Sunday 24 February, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Link party

Sun 24 Feb. 7–10pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Get together for LINK, the closing party celebrating art and connectedness. Make your mark in badge and banner making, creating something you can take home, and reflect on togetherness in film documentation of the past two weeks of creativity. Dance the night away to Ritmoclectic beats (Afro/ Latin/Electronic) by DJ Domcore. One free cocktail or mocktail per person, while stocks last. Curated by Fresh Fruit, the Fruitmarket's open peer led group for…

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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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