Categories
Art Culture

Fem Soc Black History: A Journey Through Time exhibition

Antonina Dolecka reviews the University of Edinburgh exhibition closing Black History month celebrating inspiring black women On Friday, 29th of October, closing off Black History Month, Feminist Society in collaboration with History Society, BAME Liberation Campaign EUSA and Disabled Students’ Officer and Campaign Committee organised an exhibition titled Black History: A Journey Through Time. The […]

Categories
Art Culture

The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer

The newest exhibition at the City Art Centre, The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer, does not disappoint. The paintings are gorgeous, the curation and layout are carefully considered, and the space is big and bright. With clear themes of light, femininity, family, and the home, the exhibition is comforting and revitalizing. This first-ever […]

Categories
Art Culture

The harmony and cacophony of ‘In the Round’

Sofia Cotrona reviews Talbot Rice Gallery’s new solo exhibition by Angelica Mesiti Talbot Rice Gallery welcomes the first major UK exhibition of artist Angelica Mesiti, In the Round. It is an immersive show, characterised by video and sound installations that present both past works and new commissions, alongside the inclusion of artefacts from the University […]

Categories
Art Culture

Alison Watt’s A Portrait Without Likeness

Alison Watt’s A Portrait Without Likeness is a new exhibition that feels uniquely contemporary while simultaneously drawing inspiration from Allan Ramsay’s famous eighteenth century portraits of his wives and series of sketches of women’s hands. This fusion of past and present creates a discombobulating yet intriguing experience. Although the exhibition has its weaknesses, the paintings […]

Categories
Art Culture

Moyna Flannigan’s ‘Matter’

The magic of an art exhibition is that it is like a gig, only you control how long the set lasts. The artist relinquishes control once the artwork is completed, and this is where the audience gets involved: art is an offering to the viewer to be seen as long as the viewer is interested. […]

Categories
Art Culture News

ESEA heritage month: an interview with Racism Unmasked

Noushka Summerfield talks to Allie De Lay, co-founder of Racism Unmasked, about celebrating ESEA creatives in their new art show. Can you tell us a little about Racism Unmasked, how it was founded and its goals? My friend Feiya Hu and I co-founded it together after a hate crime was committed on our university campus […]

Categories
Art Culture

A Nautical Adventure into the World of Ian Hamilton Finlay

Although summer has long gone here in Edinburgh and the sun is starting to set far too soon, there will always be sunshine and salt breezes at the Marine | Ian Hamilton Finlay exhibition, open at the City Art Centre until 3 October. But out of the many themes prevalent in Finlay’s works, why the nautical theme? […]

Categories
Art Culture

Thomas Joshua Cooper: At The World’s Edge

The air is fraught with freezing cold, the landscape desolate in American photographer Thomas Joshua Cooper’s Settling Freezing Fog, The Artic Ocean, Sea Ice, Sastrugi and Melt Lakes, The North Pole 90°N, 2007-2008. Despite the harsh weather conditions, there is a sense of tranquillity in lands untouched by human development.  Cooper’s works prompt deeper questions about the […]