Calum Sutherland

Scottish Rites

The Edinburgh Art Festival

August 2017 EDINBURGH

BETWEEN THE OPENING OF THE EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL AND THE EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, ALONG WITH THE EDINBURGH ART FESTIVAL KICKING UP DUST OF ITS OWN, traffic of both the foot and the vehicular variety converged spiritedly on the … READ ON

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“The Sky Is Falling”

Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA)

April 2017

The city––its development, the facts of its habitation, its destruction, and its potential to be reimagined––encapsulates many of the themes of the Anthropocene. The works in this exhibition touch on issues of industry, capital, ecology, the… READ ON

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Andrew Kerr

The Modern Institute | Aird’s Lane

December 2016

Andrew Kerr’s exhibition is situated in the Modern Institute’s new Bricks Space, a single-room venue on Aird’s Lane which, unlike the gallery’s other white spaces, exists in a semi-dilapidated state, made up of a patchwork of painted walls,… READ ON

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“Hisachika Takahashi by Yuki Okumura”

Maison Hermès Ginza

July 2016

After reading a blog post from curator Daniel Baumann titled “Who Is Hisachika Takahashi?,” Yuki Okumura set out to find the answer. The multimedia artist, born 1978 in Aomori, Japan, now based between cities in Western Europe, researched … READ ON

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Douglas Gordon and Jonathan Monk

Taro Nasu

April 2016

Douglas Gordon and Jonathan Monk’s exhibition “Paris Bar” is a collaborative installation comprising colored neon signs of text culled from the menu of the Berlin restaurant. The signs are hung above eye level around the white walls of the … READ ON

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