Events - 13 Jul 17

A Closer Overlook

Saturday 8 July - Sunday 23 July
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Preview event: 7 July, 6pm – 9pm.

“A closer overlook” leaves an “insignificant” window open to the viewer’s mind to take a second chance for puzzling back the intimidating unknown.

Melpomeni Irakleous is an observer of small, unnoticed things. In her paintings, she combines, rearranges and modifies found imagery with glimpses and shapes from everyday life. Despite the highly colourful manner in which her subject matter is presented, a subtle darkness, that encapsulates the tension and ambiguity of a moment or environment, permeates Melpomeni’s paintings. The paintings present part of a story, which is to be discovered and continued by the viewer.

Éire Intransition

Saturday 8 July - Sunday 23 July
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Preview event: 7 July, 6pm – 9pm.

Nikkita will be exhibiting her recent work from her project 32 – 26 + 6 – 1. This project is based on the current political situation in Ireland, with a key focus on the landscape, landmarks and territories. The title of her project is a representation of the size of the Island of Ireland, the free state and the occupied six counties with the scale and number of her artworks referring to this. Morgan will also be exhibiting photography work from her recent residency in Jerusalem with reference to her upcoming project in Palestine.

Nikkita Morgan is an Irish political textile artist currently undertaking a year-long artist-in-

Horrible Horse and Face, the Face

Saturday 8 July - Sunday 23 July
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Preview event: 7 July, 6pm – 9pm.

An exhibition by Danny Leyland of visual art and poetry & sonic performances with special guests.

The mobile ‘Place Standard’ tour

Wednesday 12 July - Sunday 23 July
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

HERE+NOW in partnership with Leith Creative, in the ‘People & Places: Make Leith Better’ project, invite you to join them for a series of pop up events and curated conversations in conjunction with Leith Late 17 and Architecture Fringe 17. Join HERE+NOW as they take a giant mobile ‘Place Standard’ tool on tour around the streets of Leith.

Literally rolling through the streets and pausing at strategic locations along the way, the spinning wheel offers a live invitation of input using chalk from passers-by to slowly build up a visual picture of what people think about Leith.  The wheel will be supporting Biomorphis’ ‘Leith Listings’ exhibition at Out of The Blue, followed by two additional tours of Leith and can be found at St Margaret’s House at an interactive exhibition between 12th and the 23rd of July where you are invited to join HERE+NOW for a curated conversation and celebration of place on the 12th of July.

Details of Events:

Introduction to Tapestry Weaving

Thursday 13 July
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

4 week course, running for 2.5 hours every Thursday @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
10 hours tuition in total

Learn the basics and create a piece to take home
Loom and yarns provided

Danza Creativa

Thursday 13 July
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The main goal for this workshop is developing children’s creativity and musicality using their own body language through games.

El objetivo principal de este taller es desarrollar la creatividad y la musicalidad de los niños utilizando su propio lenguaje corporal a través de juegos.

* The classes are taught in Spanish*

Ring Making - Wax Carving for Beginners

Thursday 13 July
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Class is suitable for people without any previous experience with jewellery but also for jewellers who would like to learn new technique. During this workshop you will learn how to carve jewellery from special waxes and how to prepare your pieces for casting.

Finalised (casted, cleaned and hallmarked) rings will ready to pick up in 3 weeks.

All the material will be provided.

Please book at: http://mirkajaneckova.com/classes.html