ART . FESTI
I EDITH SIMON GALLERY Student Centre. Bristo Square. 650 2640. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.
Astonish Us: Festival Exhibition 1994 Until 3 Sept. Described as an institution and a festival in herself. Edith Simon exhibits her innovative work and is available for questions and argument.
I THE STUDIO 4 Campbell‘s Close. 557 469 l. Mon—Fri 10.30am— 1 pm/3.30—5 pm. Summer Exhibition Until 27 Aug. A sale Of drawings and paintings by Myer Lacome in support of the British Heart Foundauon.
I STUDIO ONE GALLERY 10 Stafford Street. 226 5812. Mon—Sat l()am—Opm; Sun 21 Aug 2—5pm. 1 Stephen Mackey Mon 15—27 Aug. To celebrate the opening of this new gallery. the unconventional and untrained 27-year- old painter Mackey exhibits his work. Driven by a deep love of poetry and a fertile imagination. he has survived homelessness to achieve success as an illustrator. This is Mackey in the raw.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge. 650 221 l. Mon—Sat l()am-Spm.
John McLean Until 13 Sept. Recent works by one of Britain's leading contemporary abstract painters.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 225 7942. Mon—Sat l()am—Spm. it’s the First time I’ve Ever bone that Until 3 Sept. Humorous sculptures and drawings based on everyday objects collected by Eddie Farrell — the ultimate recycler. ‘I‘m no fetishist. but 1 think feet are funny and I love shoes.‘ he explains. I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b [)undas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am-4pm.
Festival Exhibition Until 3 Sept. Paintings by Arbroath artist Irene Halliday and
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POSITIVE LIVES &
Two photo documentary exhibitions exploring individual and social responses to HIV and AIDS
AUG 22 - SEPT 2 1994 11am - 9pm daily. Free.
Images From The Kalahari Until 10 Sept. ? Featuring the art and crafts of the South
African Bushmen. who lead a lifestyle
: virtually extinct.
5 DESIGN AND CRAFT e
I tilE DICiloii COLLECTIVE 46 Dundas Street. 556 1820. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Thurs 10am—8pm.
furniture designer and Edinburgh College j of Art graduate Jose Arriaga exhibits the : wood-carving skills inherited from his
: father and grandfather. using the
5 traditional imagery of the sun. moon and
Trevor Stubley and jewellery in gold and silver by Sheana Stephen.
I TRON KIRK 8 Advocates‘ Close. 357 High Street. 225 8818. Mon—Sun loam—7pm.
Four Banners For Four Poems Until 18 Sept. Inspired by poems about war- stricken Bosnia. these banners by artist Virginia Ryan 1220 express grief for the devastation of a nation.
I WASPS STUDIO GALLERY Patriothall. Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Tue—Sat l 1am—5pm.
WASPS Croup Exhibition Until 3 Sept. Paintings. drawings. prints. tapestry. jewellery and more front the studio regulars. including Barbara Middleton. , Sarah Woodcock. Gerry McGowan and Brian Frost.
I WRAP 17 Stafford Street. 220 2328. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Jose Arriaga Until 31 Aug. Basque
I GALLERY 41 41 Dundas Street. 557
4569. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm; Sun 1—4.30pm.
1994 Festival Exhibition Until 31 Aug. Art and crafts from about 40 selected
artists. including watercolours. oils. j ceramics. jewellery. glass and wood.
I GALERIE MIRAGES 46a Raebum Place.
315 2603. Mon—Sat l()am-6pm.
Festival Exhibitions A display of ethnic jewellery. including lndian tribal necklaces and talisrnans. Plus a novel
exhibition of boxes. pots. bags. shelves
3 and other methods of storage developed i by traditional peoples.
I GOGAR CABINETWORKS Gogar Old
g Church. 194 Glasgow Road. 317 7240.
: Mon—Sun noon—5pm.
1 A Cabinetmakers’ Collection Until 3 Sept. YOU’ & : native hardwoods. this exhibition includes ’ work by Chris Holmes. Michaela Huber
: and Chris Scotland. Plus sculpture by
‘ Alison Whiteford and glasswork by
Billed as quality progressive furniture in
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Inverleith
Row. 552 7171. Daily lOam—8pm; Cafe. i [D]. Now featuring Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure: Hum! [979. on loan
i from the Henry Moore Foundation. Flora Danica Until 16 Oct. Admission £3 7 (£2). Porcelain from the Royal Danish
loofah and wood. exhibited by 48 major 'j contemporary designers.
' About Face A rogues' gallery of funny
i Sept. Twenty photographs by John Hume
; I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker : Row. 220 1911. Mon-Sat 11am—5.30pm. - Syrcas Until 17 Sept. A major exhibition
. photographic artist Maud Sulter. exploring' the presence of African culture in Europe
1 I now museum or scoruito 1 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat
Court. Copenhagen — a marriage between botany and decorative an.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE Antrirn Space. 10 Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Sun—Fri noon—midnight; Sat and Bank Holiday weekend lOam—midnight.
Dazzle: Contemporary Jewellery Until 3 Sept. More than 1000 pieces in materials ranging from gold and silver to plastics.
I CITY CAFE 19 Blair Street. 220 0125. Mon—Fri ll—4am; Sun ll—3am.
men and women. captured by the cameras of London-based Scot Roslyn Gaunt. David Tuck and others. plus photographs from Just For Laughs — the Montreal Comedy Festival.
I INSINUENDOS CABARET CLUB 2 Picardy Place. 556 0499.
Bob Dylan - A Decade 0t Changes Until 3
exploring the world of Dylan between ; 1983—93. from Belfast to Budapest and Newcastle to New York.
of new work by internationally acclaimed 1
during the 1930s and 40s.
10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Mood ot the Moment Until 11 Sept. An exhibition of photography from the last ; century by Scottish pioneers such as Hill and Adarnson. plus the work of 20th century photographers such as James
‘ Valentine. who built up a postcard
. industry in Dundee. George Cowie and Robert Moyes Adam.
. I STILLS GALLERY 23 Cockburn Street.
225 9876. Tue—Sat noon—7pm; Sat/Sun
i noon—4pm. David Byrne: Sacred Objects, Sleepless
5 Nights Until 10 Sept. Admission £2 (50p).
The Dumbarton-born lead singer of
i Talking Heads. filmmaker and
f photographer shows what he is made Of in
3 his ﬁrst UK photographic exhibition.
f See feature.
I ST OCKBRIDGE PARISH CHURCH 7 Saxe-
Coburg Street. 332 0122. Mon—Sat
; 10.45am—6pm; Sun 12.45—6pm.
i A Feel OI iiepal Until Sept 3. A
; celebration of Nepal's art. craft and
; culture. including commentaries on the
i work and artists. The exhibition is set to
photographs of the nation‘s landscape and
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Photographs by Iain Stewart
15 August to 2 Sept Open Mon - Sat
Presented by Stills Gallery at Percy Thomas Partnership
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1 PAINTINGS BY OVER 60
CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FROM
SCOTLAND & ABROAD INC. CHILE. CHINA. LATVIA & me UKRAINE
WITH CERAMICS: Caroline Gage SILVER JEWELLERY: Frederick Harroit 1 SCULPTURE: Alejandro Lopez [ WOOD SCULPTURE: Michael McManus 6th Aug. o 3rd Sept. 1994
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GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm. Architecture And Progress Mon 15 Aug—28 Oct. An exhibition exploring the
relationship between human form and
architecture through physical and computer models.
I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat lOam—6pm; Sun 2pm—5pm. Cafe. Free.
nobert louis Stevenson: Jekyll 0r Hyde? Until 1 Oct. Marking 100 years since the death of one of Scotland‘s best-loved writers. this exhibition examines the conflicts which characterised Stevenson‘s life during a time of great change. Personal belongings. manuscripts. photographs and video reconstructions separate the myth from the real man.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the
ages. 3 I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George 1V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat
10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Festival hours Mon—Fri until 8pm.
Pictures Of The Mind: Robert louis Stevenson 1850-1894 Until 30 Oct. This exhibition takes you on ajourney through Stevenson's imagination and includes many illustrated editions which have brought to life his world of pirates. adventurers and children.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat
10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. [D].
treasure Islands Until 3 Jan. An 5 exhibition bringing to life the romantic
legacy of Robert Louis Stevenson; and his preoccupation with islands. piratds and the
I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Fri noon-5.30pm; weekends/holidays noon—5.30pm. [D]. £1.50 (75p).
Light And Dark - the Matter With the Universe Until 4 Sept. Artists Susan Gamble and Michael Wenyon have created a computer-programmed tartan The focus of the observatory's
; centenary celebrations.
I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun 1 lam—5.30pm. Free. but there is an admission charge for the castle.
For Your Freedom And Ours: Poland, Scotland and the Second World War Many Polish soldiers came to Scotland in the 40s. Their mark is left in this
exhibition of uniforms. insignia and
equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal material.
The gallery of Scottish Design, exhibition of the best of Scotland's young contemporary designers. Exclusive
gifts and object d' art.
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78 The List 19—25 August 1994