Fotofeis runs officially from 5 Sept to 5 Oct, but many exhibitions are open for longer periods. All fotofeis events are listed below, whether they begin this fortnight or not. Fotofeis listings compiled by Kelly McMenamin.
I BLUE MOON GALLERY 36 Broughton Street. 557 09l l. Mon—Sun noon—midnight.
Living Evidence Thurs 5 ()ct-5 Nov. Enlarged and inscribed Polaroids documenting a lesbian relationship.
I CHESSEL GALLERY ()ld Playhouse Close. Canongate. 558 6509. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
Common Ground Thurs 5 Oct—2 Nov. An exhibition by two artists working within a range of photographic media.
exploring the concepts of travel and history.
I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 529 3993. Mon-Sat l0am—6pm.
On The Face DI It Mon 9 ()ct—l8 Nov. Eight artists explore the Concept of architectural facades and the relationship between outward appearance and inner meaning.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 C ockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat l lam—5pm.
A Slow Remembering Tue 10 Oct—5 Nov. Using costumes. masks and props set against a theatrical background. photographer Diana Thorneycroft investigates the personal and universal aspects of sexuality.
I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 79-1 I. Mon—Fri lOam—3.30pm.
Power, Love and Housework Mon 9 Oct—.5 Nov. Photographic self-portraits resulting from a project involving two professional photographers and adults with learning disabilities.
I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE C arlsberg House. 3 DOUilC Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm.
Collection Thurs 5 Oct—3 Nov.
Anders Kjatrgaard‘s work comprises a series of photographs of dead ﬂies enlarged to the size of a small child. all of which were found in the art galleries and museums of London and Berlin.
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 22l 6000. Mon—Sun l()am—5pm. Zoltan Jokay Fri 6 Oct—4 Nov. Taken in East Germany soon after re-unification. Jokay's photographs depict lone children whose postures. gestures and gaze. like their country. range from world-weary to hostile to vulnerable.
I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat
Rhapsody HAS BEEN BUICIILISTEO.
‘. Whispers Thurs 5 Oct—.5 Nov. A series of
10.30am—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm. Seydou Keita and Malick Sidibé Until 21 ()ct. Taken between I949—70. both photographers have captured almost every aspect of the lives of people resident in Bamako. the capital of Mali. from places of work. to weddings and christenings. See preview.
I INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE l3 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Sun 9.30am till late.
created by several artists with diverse styles. Curated by the Institute. the work can also be viewed at the following venues: Glasgow: llunterian Museum. University Avenue; Museum of Transport. Kelvinhall; Art Gallery and Museum. 1
Kelvingrove. Edinburgh: Royal College of} i Surgeons. Nicolson Street; Royal Museum;
‘ create a penetrating look at self-
: 529 “42. Mon—Sun l0am--6pm. Children In Focus Hi 29 Sept-.25 Nov. A
9 of childhood from 1860- l960.
of Scotland. Chambers Street; National Gallery. The Mound; Museum of Childhood. High Street.
I ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri Hhun~5pnr
ll Resto E’ Silenzio (The Rest is Silence) i Tue 12 ()ct—l8 Nov. Playing the part of both artist and subject. photographer Silvia Reiclienbach uses self-portraiture to 2
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD High Street.
fascinating insight into the changing face
I NAPIER UNIVERSITY KJP Gallery. 6| Marchmont Road. 228 1999. Mon—Fri 9am—5.30pm.
Toni Hafkenscheid Thurs 5 Oct—5 Nov. Inspired by views of other people’s lives glimpsed through windows in Amsterdam. the artist has created ‘environmental portraits‘ which are both voyeuristic and seductive in their theatricality.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 l9l l. Mon—Sat l0am -5.30pm; Sun noon—4.30pm.
Recounting Sat 7 ()ct—l I Nov.
Andrea Fisher's sensual and tactile exploration of historical and personal memory creates some fascinating. if a little disturbing. images.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7l7l. Mon—Sun l0am—5pm. Tina Modotti — Her Life and Photography Sun 8 ()ct—l9 Nov. Modotti believed photography should occupy ‘a place in social production. to which we should all contribute'. and today. over 50 years after her death. is recognised as being one of the great 20th century photographers.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 753-1. Mon. Wed—Sat 10am—5pm; Tue l0am—8pm‘. Sun noon-5pm.
44 Chambers Street, Edinburgh, The World Fri 6 ()ct— l4 Jan. Work by artist Niall Hendrie who spent the past year involved in the Royal Museum of
§ I TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of 1 Edinburgh. ()ld College. South Bridge.
The Bitter Years 1939—47 Sat 8 Oct—4
combine to produce subjective testimonies ; of the effects on ordinary people of World
Scotland project (due to open in l998). I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892 l. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun l lam—5pm. American Photography 1890—1965 Sat 23 Sept—26 Nov. Curated from its usual home in the Museum of Modern Art. New York. this extensive exhibition explores the development of American photography as it struggled to be recognised as a genuine art form. See preview.
I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Sat l lam-6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Joel-Peter Witkin Tue 3 ()ct— 18 Nov. At times repulsive and horriﬁc. the work of this American photographer suggests that ignorance is a privilege. and that the realities of the human condition must be faced to live honestly. Don‘t go on a ftill stomach. See feature.
650221 1. Tue—Sat l0am—5pm.
The European Face Mon 9 ()ct—J Nov. The work of fifteen photographers. each representing a state of the European Union. all working within the genre of
Nov. Six leading Czech photographers ‘
War II in central Europe.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 l404. Mon-Sun l0am—midnight. Luis Paredes Mon 2—28 ()ct. An exhibition by Latin American photographer Luis Paredes exploring how memory is corrupted by time.
Glasgow I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY l9 Partrie
Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat l lam—6pm.
City Sat 7—25 ()ct. An
exhibition of photographic interpretations | of Glasgow by local artists ranging from recent graduates to established practitioners.
I CCA 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 752l. Mon—Sat l lam-6prn (Thurs/Fri until 7pm). Cafe. [D].
Alba Sat 23 Sept—28 ()ct. Artist and writer Maud Sulter's new work aimsto
celebrate the continuing relationship between Europe and Africa.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4-100 ext 2682. Mon-l-‘ri l0am—5pm; Sat noon—th11. [D].
Language and Landuse Tue 26 Sept—2| ()ct. Photographs by Marlene Creates. inspired by the artist's memories of fartiin slide shows of landscapes ,
I CRANHILL ART GALLERY 18 King Street. 552 25-10. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm.
A Tale Of Two Cities Photographs from the ‘mean streets‘ of Los Angeles and San Salvador. where youth gang warfare reflects how North and South America are socially and politically linked.
I FRINGE GALLERY l7 Castlemilk Arcade.
Castlemilk. 63l 2267. Mon—Sat l0am-5pni.
Tribes Sat l4 Oct—4 Nov. An exhibition looking at ‘urban tribalism‘ in and around Glasgow .
I THE GALLERY 39 West Graham Street. 353 l095. Mon—Sun Ham—5pm.
Pollard and Prune Sat 7—l4 Oct. Scenes of urban greenery. Complimented by a sound piece by Tom Murray. Look out for the outside street projection,
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART l67 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm; Mon—Thurs 10am—9pm; Fri 10am-7pm.
Coat 0f Arms Fri 6—28 OCt. Roger Palmer has captured the many coats of arms which usually go unnoticed. from the badges on janitors' jackets at the GSA. to street- lighting junction boxes.
Staging Authenticity Fri 6—28 Oct. A series of pictures by Germ: rtisl Elli Prohlich. who ‘stages' her chosen subjects I KING’S COURT 99—l0l King Street. Wed—Sun noon—6pm.
Spirit and Loss Fri 6 ()ct—5 Nov. Paintings. installations. and photographs relating to the devastation caused by HIV and AIDS.
I PRACTICE GALLERY 58 Virginia Street. 552 7722. Tue/Wed 9am—6pm; Thurs
l lam—6pm; Eri/Sat 9am—6pm.
Ten Mexican Retablos Sat 7 ()ct—2 Nov. Ten computer manipulated photographic prints each illustrating a miraculous escape from death.
I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm
Fairy Tale in the Supermarket Sat 7 Oct—5 Nov. An exhibition featuring an assortment of items all of which use photography. literally or otherwise.
I STREET LEVEL 26 King Street. 552
2 l5 1. Mon—Sat l0am—5.30pm.
Foreign Home Sat 7 ()ct—l l Nov. Portraits of residents at a Red Cross hostel in Berlin by award-winning photographer Frank Darius.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 551i. Mon—Sun noon-6pm.
Harry’s Diary Thurs 5 Oct—5 Nov. Photographs. text and sound by Donigan Cumming. which recreate the life of Harry Strong. a long-standing friend of the artist. who died leaving letters and diaries revealing unknown secrets.
Fish Story Fri 6 Oct—l2 Nov. Leading US photographer Allan Sekula's six-year project captures ports around the world. creating a picture of international trade and demonstrating the sometimes disastrous effect the changing economy has had on harbour cities.
I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 48l3. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm. Art Club 2000 Sat 7 Oct—4 Nov. Seven New York artists use imagery intrinsic to late 20th century consumerism. such as film posters. album covers and magazines. to question the conditions of the culture in which we live.
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