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Review: Farah Saleh’s Gesturing Refugees

This participatory interpretive dance experience will stay with me for a long time. The piece affected me in ways I am not yet aware of; there were many subtleties in the show that participants passively accepted during the performance but were laced with meaning. For example, participants were asked to practice whistling at the start, […]

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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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LINK Party, Fruitmarket Gallery

After two weeks of events and creativity, on February 24 The Fruitmarket Gallery hosted a closing party to celebrate and reflect on togetherness through an array of entertaining activities. Besides being over-excited and trying to walk in before the party had even started, the night was pretty amazing. Visitors were welcomed with a Cosmopolitan, and […]

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CHANGE-THE-SETTING

Fruitmarket, Until 5th June Starting from now and continuing on into June, the Fruitmarket is home to CHANGE-THE-SETTING, a collection of Sara Barker’s work over the past 10 years. By tracing the development of specific forms, ideas and motifs in her art, visitors are able to catch a glimpse of how her practice has evolved […]