Art Culture

The Art of Intelligent Ageing: Portraits of the Lothian Birth Cohort studies by Fionna Carlisle

In 1932 and again in 1947, all the 11-year-olds in Scotland participated in the ‘Scottish Mental Survey’, an intelligence assessment created to provide data for educational policy reforms at the time. After fulfilling its purpose, this data was soon left behind as research developed and the data became out-of-date. This was until 1999 when Ian […]

Art Fringe

153rd International Photographic Exhibition

Photography, Photographic Exhibition Centre, Venue 130, 10:00-17:00 until 30th August.  There’s no formal introduction to the grandiosely named 153rd Annual Photographic Exhibition. Rather, you’re left to your own devices to decipher any curatorial stratagem. Two hundred and two prints hang in invariable blocks of six, mounted on grey felt exhibition panels. Imaginatively, photographs seem to […]