CODE RED: Peter Kennard

PREVIEW 5 November 2021 Friday 6pm – 8pm. Free entry. Open to all. Registration required here EXHIBITION 6 – 26 November 2021 Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm. Free entry. Open to all. Donations welcome here The Out of the Blue Drill Hall 30 – 38 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh EH6 8RG CODE RED is a print installation by one of Britain’s foremost political artists Peter … Continue reading CODE RED: Peter Kennard

Screen.dance

Co-founding curator and jury member of Screen.dance – Scotland’s first and only festival of dance film culture since its inception in 2016. Building on the success of our March 2021 Screen.dance festival edition which established our partnership with Citymoves Dance Agency SCIO, Aberdeen, we have curated four programmes presented in-person from the heart of Aberdeen and worldwide online as part of 17th annual DanceLive Festival … Continue reading Screen.dance

A is for Abbeyhill Artists

A is for Abbeyhill Artists – a durational public art project set in a purpose-built Victorian school building at the city centre of Edinburgh initiated and curated by Iliyana Nedkova since 2013. Delivered through an ongoing artists’ residency programme aimed at spreading the wonder of contemporary arts to every pupil and teacher in and outside the classrooms of Abbeyhill Primary School. Over 50 projects by … Continue reading A is for Abbeyhill Artists

Albena Mihaylova-Bendji

Albena Mihaylova-Bendji (b 1959, Plovdiv) is an established Bulgarian Swiss video artist and documentary filmmaker who spent her formative years in Prague, Czechoslovakia 1968-72, studied at the Fine Art Academy in Sofia 1980-85, performed and exhibited across Bulgaria for a decade thereafter and since 1994 has studied video art, practiced and settled in Basel, Switzerland. Following my long standing interest in women artists including Albena … Continue reading Albena Mihaylova-Bendji

Peace Cranes

Peace Cranes is a project by Peace & Justice (Scotland) about peace, people and planet exploring the twin existential threats of nuclear weapons and climate change. It is manifested through a series of contemporary art exhibitions and events across Edinburgh and online since 6 August 2020 onwards delivered with the support of a range of partners, volunteers, backers and funders. It features works by Scottish … Continue reading Peace Cranes

Hidden Letters

Follow the outdoor trail of six brightly coloured park benches in the grounds of St. John’s Church set in the foothills of Edinburgh Castle rock, at the west end of the Princes Street Gardens with spectacular views to Edinburgh Castle. Marvel at the benches designed in the shape of giant letters from the Cyrillic alphabet which have no graphic analogue in the Roman or Greek … Continue reading Hidden Letters

We Refuse to be Scapegoats

We Refuse to be Scapegoats was the first UK solo exhibition in the last ten years by the established British artist of mixed Eastern European Jewish heritage Pam Skelton. The exhibition featured new moving image works by Skelton with a soundscape by Wayne Brown. It represented the artist’s findings from a long-term research deriving from her own family history, and in particular, the histories, memories … Continue reading We Refuse to be Scapegoats

Friends of Pskov

Associate curator at the Friends of Pskov Association since 2017 –  supporting and developing the twinning of Perth, Scotland with Pskov, Russia through people to people diplomacy and a series of Perth, Pskov, Tartu: Twin Cities curatorial projects, including ZOOM IN ON…– six monthly gatherings over Zoom starting on 15 March 2021 aiming to contruct a contemporary art bridge over the twin cities rivers, marking … Continue reading Friends of Pskov

Conjunction

A founding member of CONJUNCTION – a public art curatorial collective. As a globally dispersed collective of 25 mid-career and established curators, artists, designers, educators, and public arts practitioners who first met in January 2020 while attending the year-long professional development course ​Curating and Commissioning Contemporary Public Art ​at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. We are a fluid collective based on a fluid work dynamic … Continue reading Conjunction