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Odysseys at Summerhall

Trudging through the wind and rain on my way to Summerhall to see Odysseys I myself felt like I was embarking on a kind of epic journey. Of course, my…

And per se and: Part XXII Liliane Tomasko and Howard Hodgkin

And per se and returns to the Ingleby Gallery for its twenty-second edition, this time pairing Liliane Tomasko’s ‘some.day’ (2016), already familiar from the previous instalment of this ongoing series,…

This Script (and other drafts)

I must, first of all, make a confession – I know very little about spoken word poetry. When I sat down at the Scottish Storytelling Centre to watch Jenny Lindsay…

The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump

Anyone that’s not been living under a rock for the past year will be aware that the White House is currently occupied by a man we’ve been assured is a…

Exit from Coaltown

I would hesitate to call Exit From Coaltown an exhibition. In fact, it is so unassuming I almost walked straight past it. What Exit From Coaltown is, is a collection…

When We Were Young: Photographs of Childhood

In many ways, it could be argued that children are the perfect photography subject. They possess a genuine lack of self-consciousness that is so uncommon in the adult subject. Photographs…

RSA: New Contemporaries

Royal Scottish Academy, Until 31st March Calling a show New Contemporaries might be taken to be a slight contradiction in terms, but the show truly does seem to be an…

Shia LaBeouf explores his artistic side from inside a lift

The actor’s foray into performance art takes a new turn, proving his commitment to the art form Since his arrest, and much predicted breakdown, in 2014, Shia LaBeouf has made…