SLIP SLIDING AWAY
Bristo Street Piazza (opposite Fringe Club)
It’s a slide show with a difference which keeps the queue into the Fringe Club quiet (well, almost). Falling waterand tinkling music tips the strange machine into gentle action. A cross between a charabanc for a Ztst century Lancelot and transport for a post-nuclear nomad, this delicately-framed sculpture lives the life of the elements for half an hour afterdark (10.30-11pm).
Made and operated by Mary Walters of the Edinburgh Slide Workshop and a group of Edinburgh artists, the chariot pours water, spins wheels, turns
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lflam 4pm; Sundays by appointment. Fiona Sutherland l'ntil .3 Sept. Sculpture. I W.A.S.P.S. GALLERY l’atriothall. Hamilton Place (near 'I'heatre Workshop) Mon Sat 2 opm. \VASI’S liaxestruckon a last moxing exhibition programme
shms ing the work ot artists working in the studios ahox e the gallery
Week Three l‘ntil 3" Aug. .\Iarce| ()‘('onner. Simon North and Doroth} Black.
Week Fourlt) Aug 3 Sept. I.) nn .»\rhens. Ilazel Walker. (‘Iaire Ilellen ell and Anne Forte. .
WINE EMPOHIUM '7 De\on Place. 34f) l I 13. Mon Sat Illam -opm; Sun 11am-5pm. Vintage '88 l 'ntil 3 Sept. ()s'er JtlScottish artists has e produced tie“ \sork tor this exhibition \\ hich offers a first prize ol't'75ll (go en h) Louis de Vernier (‘asa ). Artists include Kate Doss nie. Reinhard Behrens. (i\\ x neth Leech and Joseph I 'rie.
DESIGN AND CRAFT
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 ( ieorge Street Dazzle l‘ntil 3 Sept. llam—midnight.seven dzissa \seek. 'I’he Jeweller} group Dazzle return to the Assembl} Rooms for the
The photograph was taken by a young Scottish photographer Edward Scott who shares an exhibition at Theatre Workshop.
banners and throws coloured light to the synthesised music of Alasdair Nicholson. Every component is vulnerable and fragile—the transparent flags, spindly, homespun construction and dissolving slides. As interlocking pieces they weave a gentle environmental message into the fabric of the performance itself—things are so easily blown away. Though the performance was to have finished on 24 Aug, Walters hopes to extend the run. An extensive tour of the north of Scotland is planned forthe autumn.(AB)
sixth time. From their large selection of work h} top-class designers. it is possible to select sil\er. gold. perspex and titanium in fact. almost exer} thing sou can in ist intoan earringor bend into a bangle. Dazzle hate sold to Lenny Ilenrx (\shois in it)“ n this sear) .'\IIIIIL‘ lennox and Paul .\Ic(‘artne_\ . but with starting prices at £5. their goods are allordalile to all. I 4: I.t)IItIUlI Silt‘ei. 556832”. Mon Sat 9am 5pm. East Coast Talentt‘niil 4 Sept. Simona}; artists Slit)“ in this delightful room in the hack shop. All are recent graduatesol Dundee and Izdinhurgh colleges of art. (iraham Anderson makes 3-dimensions \\ ith his sculptural ceramics. Richard (‘ouzins paints and constructs. Ruth Dots nie makes textiles and prints. Dannie Mel'ie is a painter. Alastair Mack looksto Matisse for print inspiration and .lared I.ee 'I'a_\lor fashions jeiseller}. It's acolourlul selection lor the festival. I 47h ( iL'til'ge Street. Ill) I305. Mon Sat lllarn~53llpm. This is the place to see coiiternpor';ir'_\ British glass: the selection is ttl\\;i}'\ excellent and the galler} . recognising that glass is a tactile medium. has a \ er} \seleome polic} olencouraging \ isitorsto handle the pieces. Festival Exhibition l'ntil 3 Sept. Sculptural ceramics h} Berenice Alcock and contemporar} glassb} David Reekie (\s inner ol‘ the Winston (‘hurehill Memorial 'I‘rust 'I‘ras elling I-‘elloxs ship IUSS). John Ford and others. Also. unique contemporar) iessellerx by lliliritish
RORY McEWEN 1932-1982
THE BOTANICAL PAINTINGS
a major retrospective exhibition
ROYAL BO'l‘ANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH
[3 August-2 October Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5
SCOTL IIi Alli] AUSTRALIA
AN EXHIBITION TO MARK AUSTRALIA’S BICENTENNIAL
—3 June to 15 October— Mon-Fri: 9.30am-5pm (Festival <9.30am-8.30pm) Sat: 9.30am-1pm Sun (except Oct): 9-5pm
National Library of Scotland, UgRAZRygg George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 lEW SCQ ND
Tel. 031-998 4531
by David Reekie (winner of The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travelling Fellowship 1988); John Ford and others
PRINTS AND PAINTINGS by Andrea Tana
UNIQUE CONTEMPORARY JEWELLERY by 10 British Artist/Jewellers including Martin Page, John Hull, Linda Lewin and Karen McGlashan
SCU LPTURAL CERAMICS by Berenice Alcock
August 13 to September 3
Monday — Saturday 10am—5.30pm 473 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HT Tel: 031 2201305
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