The 4 lements Tue ll—Fri 28 Nov. Artists Gillian Murray. Michelle Knight. Sigrid Shone and Jonathan Shearer. explore the different aspects of the four elements through their work. using a variety of media.
CITY ART CENTRE
Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm.
Animal Magic Until 10 Jan 1998. A major children's exhibition exploring the ways artists have created images and how scientists explain animal behaviour. See Kids listings.
Haka Until 10 Jan 1998. Contemporary Maori art including carvers. fibre and multi-media artists. landscape artists and sculptors.
Heartstone Until Sat l5 Nov. A photographic display looking at social issues and art work of young people from around the Commonwealth. Part of Commonwealth Edinburgh 97.
India 50 Until 10 Jan 1998.1n an exhibition commissioned by Christian Aid. celebrating 50 years of India‘s independence from Britain. Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado has documented many aspects of contemporary life in India.
22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat l lam—5.30pm (closes 5pm on Fri).
Light In The Head (Vertigo) Until Sat 22 Nov. Dutch artists Jasper van den Brink. Arthur Kempenaar and Zeger Reyers create an installation based on the Dutch landscape. See preview.
Absolut Art Lotto Until Sat 22 Nov. Art fundraising show. with the chance to pick a number and win an artwork by a contemporary Scottish artist.
Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 7941. Mon—Thu 10am—4pm; Fri 10am—2.30pm.
Self Assessment Until Fri 7 Nov. An exhibition of images created through varied photographic techniques that looks at different aspects of everyday life with a group of adults with learning disabilities. Par! ofl’oloﬂfis.
DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE
3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Conglomerate Until Fri 28 Nov. Danish contemporary artist. Lisa Rosenmeier's work takes the form of large stretched parchment ‘skin' onto which photographic images have been printed. Part of F olofeis.
Rodin lmprovisationer Until Fri 28 Nov. Erik Steffensen‘s images attempt to find out how and what the French sculptor looked at when he made his erotic drawings. Part of F olofeis.
THE DUNDAS STREET GALLERY
6a Dundas Street. 558 9363. Mon—Sat l()am-6pm.
Four Galloway Artists Until Sat 15 Nov. A group exhibition by Dumfries and Galloway-based artists and craftmakers. featuring Archie Sutter Watt. Valerie Sadler. Freda Blackwootl and David Gulland.
EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Thu l()am-8pm; Fri lOam—Spm; Sat 10am—2pm.
The Ro al Over-seas League 14th Annua Open Competition Until Mon 27 Oct. Entries from the annual competition which draws artists from the UK and Commonwealth. Part of Commonwealth Edinburgh 97.
Children Of Bombay Until Thu 27 Nov. An exhibition of photographs by Dario Mitidieri which looks at the plight of the estimated 100.000 children who are homeless in Bombay. Part of C(mmtomt'eall/t Edinburgh 97.
THE EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri
Flesh tones: Alison Watt's diptych Sleeper and Fragment II on show at Edinburgh '5 Fruitmarket. The Gallery has just been awarded the Prudential Award for Visual Arts. with prize money totalling £50,000. See Agenda for full story.
11am—5 m; Sat 10am—1pm.
Judith a Fano Until Sat 15 Nov. Seasca s.
Iona ontgomery Until Sat 15 Nov. Watercolours on a archaeological theme. Jenny Matthews Until Sat l5 Nov. Javanese still lifes and ﬂoral paintings.
28 St Stephen Street. 226 5449. Mon—Fri 8.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. A new gallery for Stockbridge. showing the talents of oung Scottish artists.
The End 0f The Line Until Thu 20 Nov. New works on paper by Jon Harker.
EDINBURGH NEW TOWN CONSERVATION COMMITTEE
13a Dundas Street. 557 5222. Mon—Fri 9am—1pm; 2—5pm.
Unexecuted Designs Until Dec 97. A continuing series of small exhibitions showing plans and drawings of projects for the New Town which. by luck or misfortune. were never executed.
35 William Street. 225 2196. Tue—Fri
1 lam—5pm; Sat—Sun 11am—2pm.
Sara Downham Until Sat 14 Nov. New work.
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE
13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat 10am—1.30 m.
Housewor 5 Until Fri 7 Nov. A series of collaborative installations by artists and architects based in Edinburgh.
Les Corps Strangers Until Sat 8 Nov. Taking fragments of pornographic images from Internet sites. Carol Dallaire has created enlarged prints which tell the story of the highs and lows in the lives of LL and EL. ﬁctional characters created by the artist in earlier works. Part of
45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Fold (New Paintings 1996-7) Until Sat 15 Nov. The first major solo exhibition by Glasgow artist Alison Watt. with a new body of work created over the past two years. including seven diptychs commissioned by the gallery.
32 Shandwick Place. 225 9151.
Why Paint Spacemen? Until Wed 12 Nov. New paintings by Andrew Grassie featuring realistic portraits of spacemen. astronauts and cosmonauts. copied from old magazines. newspapers and the Internet.
5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Tue—Sat Ham-4.30pm.
Anne Mendelow Until Fn‘ 14 Nov. Mixed-media paintings of nudes and still lifes.
Christopher Bailey Until Fri 14 Nov. Wooden sculptures.
Connie Simmers Until Fri 14 Nov. Recent paintings.
65 The Shore. 553 5255. Tue—Fri 11am—6 m; Sat 11am—4pm.
While e Sun Shines Until Sat 22 Nov. Humorous and colourful paintings by Graham McKean.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Regina Fernandes, Richard Neilson and Chris Taylor Until Sat 22 Nov. Recent works iii a variety of media. mainly watercolour. covering a range of subjects including Scottish landscapes. Brazilian facades and cityscapes of Edinburgh and Venice.
41 Lothian Road. 220 4288. Daily 9—1am.
Hustlers Until Sun 9 Nov. Photographs by Brad Smith of Cincinnati prostitutes revealing the harsh reality of their street life existence. Part of F otofeis.
7 Charlotte Lane. 220 5603. Daily 8.30—1am.
La Noche Until Sun 9 Nov. Black and white prints by Costa Rican artist Fernando Acuna. documenting backstage and dressing-room scenarios of a local night club. featuring erotic dancers and strip-tease. Part of F otofet's.
MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 4 Dundas Street. 558 9544. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-— 1 pm.
Amid The High Hills Until Sat 29 Nov. Paintings by Darren Rees. Jonathan Sainsbury and Brian Rawling on the theme of natural history and sporting subjects.
MANSFIELD PLACE CHURCH
Comer of East London Street & Broughton Street. 557 8003. Wed-Sun noon—7pm. Contact Fotofeis for further details on 555 5205.
Interference Until Sun 9 Nov. Queensland-based aboriginal artists’ collective Campfire Group. tackle the sensitive subject of child abuse in aboriginal communities in a multi-media installation. Part ofFolofeiS.
Motel Vilina Vlas Until Sun 9 Nov. Large photographic images combine with short extracts of text taken from testimonials made by both victims and perpetrators of rape at a Bosnian intemment camp. by Dennis Del Favero. Part of F otofeis.
Virtue And Vice: Derivations 0f Allegory In Contemporary Photography Until Sun 9 Nov. An exhibition of installations by seven contemporary artists featuring Sorel Cohen. Karen Knorr. Dany Len'che. Paloma Navares. Bernard Prinz. Olivier Richon and the late Helen Chadwick. Part of F otofeis.
MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 9am—4.30pm. Architecture In Black And White Until Fri 7 Nov. An exhibition showing the best entries to the 1997 European Architectural Photography Prize. Part of Manifesto 97.
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