31 July – 31 August 2014

25 August 2012

We Form Geology

11-5pm

 

For her solo show in Scotland’s only mobile contemporary gallery, Ilana Halperin explores geological and mineral phenomena around Scotland and within the human body.

 

Her installation will include drawings, etchings, woodblock prints, films, sculptures as well as geologic specimens from National Museums Scotland. The exhibition will also relate to the local geological landscape that the Travelling Gallery will tour through on its journey around Scotland.

 

The Travelling Gallery will be at a different location in Edinburgh each day.

 

Free to attend. For locations, please visit www.travellinggallery.com

0131 529 3930

www.geologicnotes.wordpress.com

 

Portobello High Street, EH15 2AW

25 August 2012

Artist's Talk: Andrew Miller

2—3pm

 

Artist Andrew Miller talks about his practise and The Waiting Place, his work for this year's Edinburgh Art Festival in conversation with Sorcha Carey, Director of EAF. Miller's practise generates an ambiguity between form and function, often inviting us to reconsider discarded materials and objects. His work takes many forms including sculpture, photography, drawing and site specific installations.

 

Free to attend, booking required. 

 

Edinburgh Art Festival Pavilion 

St. Andrew Square Gardens, EH2 2AD

25 August 2012

Anthony Schrag, Tourist in Residence: Pub!

3—7pm

 

Artist Anthony Schrag is running a series of performance tours which invite you to engage with the city in different ways. Each tour will be unique. 

 

This performance: Pub! An alternative pub crawl that explores the identity of Edinburgh though Scotland’s favourite pastime - drinking.  Moving along Rose Street’s various pubs, the discussions will be guided by visiting speakers, questions to prompt discussion, as well as historical facts and images. 

 

The tour is free to join but booking is essential and numbers are limited. Tours will commence from The Waiting Place at St. Andrew Square. 

 

Edinburgh Art Festival Pavilion 

St. Andrew Square Gardens, EH2 2AD

25 August 2012

Talk: Saturday Social

3–3.30pm

 

An informal talk based around the current exhibitions of Donald Judd and Tim Rollins & K.O.S., led by gallery staff.

 

Talbot Rice Gallery

University of Edinburgh

Old College, South Bridge, EH8 9YL

0131 650 2210

www.trg.ed.ac.uk

25 August 2012

Barbara Hammer: Incorporating ‘The Lesbian Museum’ and ‘The Hidden Hammer’

3pm

 

Fresh from retrospectives at the Tate Modern, MoMA and Jeu De Paume, the acclaimed pioneer of queer cinema Barbara Hammer showcases some of her radical films and talks about the body of work that has made her an internationally celebrated artist and feminist.

 

Tickets: £5 (£4)

 

Summerhall

1 Summerhall, EH9 1QH

0131 560 1590

www.summerhall.co.uk