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Studio Interview with Intermedia artist Jamie Spillett

This article was originally submitted on the 27th March Jamie Spillett (he/they) is a final year Intermedia BA student specialising in photography, sound and installations. His research is concerned with queer identity, masculinities and representation in media. @jamiespillett Can you explain a bit about your intermedia art practice? I started this year really interested in queer […]

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News

Interview with Edinburgh students organising protests in solidarity with Ukraine

The Student interviewed Edinburgh students Liza Novikova and Helena Gorecka. They are just two of many who have helped to organize demonstrations to spread awareness and solidarity on campus and around Edinburgh city centre over the past three weeks.  While this article was written prior to the university’s ‘Statement on Ukraine’, the frustrations and topics […]

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Art Culture

A New Language, Howardena Pindell at Fruitmarket Gallery

“I’ve never had an experience like that… I’m free, white and 21”  Howardena Pindell seeks a new language, a language of abstraction and without ambiguity. Fruitmarket Gallery hosts Pindell’s first solo exhibition in the UK, showcasing Pindell’s abstract works and more visceral, figurative pieces. This retrospective allows reflection of the artist’s personal struggle from the […]

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Art Culture

IN CONVERSATION WITH… FRUIT SALAD

Interview with Kat Stanley (They/She, @k.stan_art), and Jamie Cushing, (he/him), the creative masterminds behind Fruit Salad Queer Cabaret (@fruitsaladedi ) Your energies are so wonderful together on and off stage! – how did you guys meet? What were your first impressions of each other? JAMIE – We actually met on the Meadows on a bright […]

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In Coversation With… Lucas Priest

As part of our series ‘In Conversation With’, we spotlight artists currently enrolled at ECA. Today we bring to you an interview with Lucas Priest. Can you introduce yourself: how would you identify or define yourself as an artist, and or, your art practice? I’m an intermedia artist working and living in Edinburgh, for the […]

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Art Culture

ISAAC JULIEN: Lessons of the Hour

National Gallery Scotland, Modern One. Until October 10th 2021 Fredrick Douglass asked: What is a slave to the fourth of July?  The most photographed American in the 19th century, yet frequently forgotten by history, Douglass was born into slavery, became a free famed orator, novelist, statesman, philosopher, intellectual and freedom-fighter.  International acclaimed artist Isaac Julien creates […]

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Fringe Theatre Theatre

Wish List — Review

Venue: The Space Triplex, Venue 38 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Wish List, written by Katherine Soper, opens with Dean staring into the audience, or rather his mirror, applying large amounts of gel to his hair, perfecting a Jimmy Neutron mohawk. Tasmin rushes around the stage, preparing for her first day of work, and impatiently begins fighting with […]

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Festival Fringe Theatre Theatre

Myra’s Story — Review

Venue: Spiegeltent Palais Du Variete, Assembly Festival, George Sq. Gardens  Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ When was the last time you looked someone on the street in the eyes? The play opens in darkness, with a chirpy, fresh voice: “rise and shine”. As a single central spotlight shines onto a bench, Myra introduces herself with a feisty response; […]