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Christian Newby: ‘Boredom> Mischief>Fantasy>Radicalism>Fantasy’

Collective, a contemporary art space on Calton Hill, re-opened on May 13th with the exhibition Boredom>Mischief>Fantasy>Radicalism>Fantasy by artist Christian Newby. Featuring a large-scale tapestry inside the City Dome and a complementary newspaper, it is the perfect way to get back into experiencing art within an exhibition space and outside of our screens. The exhibition features a nine-metre-wide […]

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Exhibition: ‘Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!’

In conversation with curator Kate Greyner. With the revival of Edinburgh’s cultural scene on April 26th, Dovecot Studios are anticipating the opening of their postponed exhibition ‘Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!’. I have interviewed Kate Greyner who, in collaboration with Lisa Mason from the National Museums of Scotland, has been curating this exhibition for over […]

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Stories Without Borders: Tapestries and Rugs

Dovecot Studio: until 5th November   As part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival ‘Stories Without Borders’, Dovecot displays a series of tapestries and rugs to complement a traditional storytelling event in the gallery space. However, seeing only the pop-up exhibition and not hearing the stories narrated, leaves the viewer with the laborious task of […]