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Rendition Preview

Invitation To Edinburgh Palette

I would like to invite you to a preview launch of Rendition, a radical new work from Tragic Carpet Visual Theatre Company – Friday 13th September in Edinburgh, 10.30am-12.20pm.

Rendition is a potent and immersive installation which uses detailed, up-to-the-minute academic research findings from The Rendition Project to tell the story of one man’s nightmare experience as the first suspect to be taken into the CIA’s detention programme. Freda O’Byrne, artistic director and sole performer, uses an innovative mix of puppetry, soundscapes and theatre to visualise the human rights violations committed by US and UK governments in the aftermath of 9/11 – and explores the juxtaposition between extreme vulnerability and absolute power. See the trailer here.

In partnership with Freedom From Torture Edinburgh, the preview event will provide the opportunity to visit the installation within the gallery, meet the creative team and view the accompanying immersive performance. Tickets are limited so please register here.

“…a profoundly moving piece of total theatre… beautiful, exquisitely made show driven by a quiet but fierce sense of humanity and compassion”

Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman ★★★★

“At a time when we await the outcome of a Scottish police investigation into the use of Scottish airports for rendition, and after the UK Intelligence and Security Committee published a devastating report into the extent of British involvement in torture, many issues remain unresolved”

Professor Ruth Blakeley, The Rendition Project (It is anticipated that Professor Blakeley will be able to attend the preview and discuss these issues.)

Rendition will tour Scotland in autumn 2020. The performance is ideal for galleries, community spaces, studios and exhibition spaces, and can work in theatres too. Please get in touch for more information.

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Ecoscenographer Edinburgh Palette resident Mona Kastell invites you to: Be-wildered in the city

Schumacher Scotland

Part of The Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Date Wednesday 7th August 2019 10am-1pm / Wednesday 14th August 2019 10am-1pm
Venue 285 Randolph Cliff, 4 Randolph Cliff, Edinburgh EH3 7TZ
Space Big Room

Join the Schumacher College Scottish alumni team for some much needed Nature Connection time during the Fringe in the city.

***Switch in – hear the rustle of the trees, breathe in the wind, feel the sun on your face. The more we connect with the Natural world, the happier we are.

Starting indoors with an immersive conversation, join us for a holistic journey of walking and watching along the Water of Leith exploring Nature within the city.

Encounter paths to belonging and ways of being which deepen our connection with each other and the wider world. End up re-freshed, mindful, with a rooted sense of your own inner wisdom.

Bring waterproof clothing and snacks to share.***

We’ve kept the prices very low to keep it as accessible as possible.
£8 full price
£5 concession

Book tickets from the Fringe website: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/be-wildered-in-the-city

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/324273631593622/
Eventbrite URL: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/be-wildered-in-the-city-tickets-65023236250

 

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Mandy Fox 1968 – 2019

Mandy Fox

It is with great sadness that we have to tell you that Mandy Fox passed away this weekend.

Arriving home just after walking her dog on Portobello Beach she suffered a Heart Attack, from which she did not recover.

A marvellous and unique Lady, she will be greatly missed by us all.

There is a ‘Book of Condolence’ in the office on the third floor if you would like share a thought or memory.

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Volunteer Required

Edinburgh Palette is looking for a keen, green-thumbed volunteer to clear up and subsequently maintain the upkeep of the car park garden area. This would include carrying out tasks such as weeding and planting.

If you think this is something you may be interested in, please email us info@edinburghpalette.co.uk

Below are some pictures of the current planters in the car park.

Image of planter

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