Exhibitions

All in Good Taste

Saturday 17 June - Sunday 2 July
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Preview event: Friday 16 June 6-8pm

‘All in good taste’ takes a look into what makes people identify a place as home.

With a wide variant in style there is an exploration from each artist into where they perceive to be their home – within country, themselves or objects.

Faces Places - Jamie King and Nicky Beckett

Saturday 17 June - Sunday 2 July
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Preview event: Friday 16 June 6-8pm

This is the second collaboration of resident artists Jamie King and Nicky Beckett. The exhibition titled “Faces Places” is a body of work that was conceived in August 2016 and has the theme of homelessness.

Both artists have approached the subject of homelessness in a sensitive and individual manner. The exhibition will include oil painting, mixed media and photography and is in support of the charity Shelter.

Voices of Edinburgh

Saturday 17 June - Sunday 2 July
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Launch event:  Friday 17 June from 6 – 8pm.

Workshops:
Tuesday 20 June, 1.30 – 3.30, Voices of Edinburgh:  What Now?  An Interactive Workshop
Wed 28 June, 1.30 – 4.30, Equalities and Human Rights: working together in Lothian. A workshop for NHS Lothian Colleagues and Stakeholders.

Equality and Rights Network (EaRN) presents Voices of Edinburgh: a collection of photographs and podcasts showcasing the voices of the people of Edinburgh.

What does equality mean to you? This is the question Edinburgh’s Equality and Rights Network (EaRN) has been asking the people of Edinburgh. We have recorded their answers in photographs and podcasts; they are using their own words to express what matters to them.

A Closer Overlook

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

“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

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, 5pm.

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:

  • Leith Listing: 7 th July / 11am-4pm @ Tour map locations followed by OOTB
  • Curated Conversation: 12 th July / 12-2pm @ St Margaret’s House
  • Interactive Exhibition: 12 th July – 23 rd July 9-8pm @ St Margaret’s House
  • Wheel on Tour: 7 th & 13 th July / 12-2pm @ Tour map locations

Links:

http://www.leithcreative.org/
https://www.facebook.com/thehereandnowuk/
http://architecturefringe.com/

Yvonne Buskie | ... starting to see the end

Wednesday 2 August - Sunday 27 August
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A collaborative retreat at St Margaret’s House

Six collaborating artists, Yvonne Buskie with Guest Artists Christine Devaney (Dancer+Choreographer), Luke Sutherland (Musician), Evy Tjåland (Visual Artist), Margarita Vazquez Ponte (Multi Media), Nik Paget-Tomlinson (Musician), create an evolving environment influenced by ideas of piety and vandalism. An integration of drawing, sound, performance, projection, and sculptural objects.

// Part of the Edinburgh Art Festival 2017 //