Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued TOTAL KUNST @ FOREST

3 Bristo Place. Daily noon - 10pm. Angus Hood and Jenny Stephens L'ntil Fri 7 Nov. New lidinburgh artists co- operative. Total Kunst. presents its first exhibition in the Forest (‘afe space featuring a new wall drawing by Jenny Stephens and wall and scttlptttral based works by Angtts Ilood. See preview on Total Kunst.


to South Fort Street. 478 7810. Mon—Sat l lam—l 1.45pm; Sun 1230-] 1.45pm. Naked Canvas t'ntil Sat 15 Nov. Fred Sitnms is inviting artists attd their friends to make marks on prime canvases whiclt will be httttg in the space. The results will be auctioned off with money raised going to art charities.


4 Dundas Street. 558 9544/5. Mon Fri 10am---(ipm; Sat 1 lam-~4pm.

Recent Acquisitions Sat 1- Sat 29 Nov. A selection of 19th century oils. watercolottrs and prints.

Edinburgh Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Edinburgh Life.


28 (‘harlotte Square. 243 9300.

E.A. Hornel - The Painter and his Passions l'ntil Sun 30 Nov. Paintings and artefacts by Glasgow Boy IiA Ilornel.


2 (‘hambers Street. 247 4219. Mott—Sat 10am-5pm (Tue 8pm); Sttn noon—5pm. Free.

Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Iiduard Bersudsky‘s millennium clock. a kinetic sculpture. measuring nine metres high. Mao: Arts for the Masses 1950-76 I'ntil Sttn 4 Apr 2004. The formation of communist (‘hina is brought to life through a private collection of masterpieces tnade between 1950- 1976. acquired dttring and imtttediately alter the (‘ultural Revolution.

Trailblazers - Scots in Canada I'ntil Sun 4 Jatt. £4 (£3). For over 400 years (‘anada has been a key destination for emigrating Scots. This fascinating exhibition tells the story of how Scotland‘s first trailblazers helped to shape the face of modern (‘anada and the important relationships which developed between early indigenous Canadians and the first ever Scots there.

WRITERS’ MUSEUM Lady Stair’s House. Lady Stair‘s (lose. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Dorothy Dunnett (1923-2001) 17ntil Sat 26 Jttn. A focus on the life attd work of author Dorothy Dtmnett who penned Lymonc/ (‘ltrmtic'lc'xg King Hereafter. The House (i/‘A'it‘t‘rt/U and the Johnson Johnson detective series.


1'niversity of Dundee. 1.3 Perth Road. 01382 345331).

A Moment of Fiction t'ntil Sat 22 Nov. A group show exploring skewed reality by transporting subjects frottt the familiar into another realm. Featuring works by Luke Fowler. Kevin IItttchesott. (iraham Little. Alan Michael. Scott Myles. (‘hristopher ()rr and (‘lare Stephenson.

DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS I52 Nethergate. 0| 382 909900. Tue Wed. Sat ck Sttn 10.30am 5.30pm; Thu ck Fri l0.30am~8pm.

0 Plunder Sttn 2 Nov Sttn I 1 Jan. A major group exhibition which takes a fresh look at collage from the paper variety to digital media. sampled sound and moving image. The show features Kurt Schwitter's paper collage made in 1921. Peter Saville and Jamie Reid’s influential work for record covers in the late 70s and 80s and works by Douglas (iordon. Roderick Buchanan. Pierre Huyghe. Jim l.ambie. Sarah Lucas. Iiduardo Paolo/Ii. ('athy Wilkes and many more. See preview attd Ilitlist. NEW SHOW.


Albert Sqttare. 01382 432084. Mon Sat 10.30am 5pm: Stttt 12.30 4pm: Thu l0.30am~7pm.

About You and Your Fears t'ntil Sttn 9 Nov. Over three months. four tip- and-coming artists from Dundee will explore and re-interpret the gallery space. First up is Pernille Spence who shows Killtll't’t’. a piece which has evolved front a performance work to film. This will be shown alongside an installation with six live performances on Wed 22. Sat 25 ck Thu 31) Oct: Sat 1. Thu (i & Sat 8 Nov. Artist’s Presentation Sat 1 Nov. Noon. Pernille Spence presents her work to date followed by a live performance of Kinaree.

Ode to the North Wind t'ntil Wed 31 Dec. Art exhibition highlighting Dundee's collection of 20th century oil paintings alongside changing displays of watercolours and works on paper. Revealed - Ten Years of Collecting l'ntil Sttn 4 Jan. An insight into what the McManus (ialleries have been collecting for the past ten years. Ilighlights include archaeological material unearthed itt Dundee's Iligh Street. a model of the record-breaking seaplanes. the Maia and Mercury and Derek Robertson's bequest of exotic butterflies.

Events are listed by city, then type. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Ruth Hedges.

New Works

8 November i3


John McLean

round room: Andrew Mackenzie \

Talbot Rice Gallery

Tuesday - Saturday, toam-Spm

A number of events accompany the exhibition, contact the gallery for details. T: 0131 650 2211, E:

University of Edinburgh Old College

South Bridge Edinburgh, EH8 9YL

102 THE LIST 30 Oct—13 Nov 2003

Activities And Fun

The Bones are Singing in the Ground Thu 30 ()ct. 6.30 7.30pm. £3. (iiltttorehilKi I 2. 9 l'niversity Avenue. 3305522. Ages 8 I2. ()therworld presents a workshop with a sinister selection of terrifying tales. i—‘hottlish games and spine-tingling sounds. Part of Inspiration 03.

Hallowe’en Event Fri 31 ()ct.

() 8pm. Free. ('ottier Theatre. 93 95 IIyndIand Street. 357 4000. Halloween events for children including fancy dress. apple dooking and the winter lights switch-on.

Day of the Dead Carnival Procession & Fundraising Party Sat 1 Nov. 7pm. Merchant ('ity. Bell Street. ('olottrful costumed procession with drumming. puppets and dancing to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Followed by a party in the ('arnival Arts Stttdio with DJs. live bands and food.

Drama for Kids Sat 1 ck Sat 8 .Nov,

1 2.30pm. ('('A. 350 Sattchieltall Street. 352 4900. Weekly drama workshops for (i ll-year-oIds.

Mask Making with Malcolm Knight Sat 1 Nov. 10am noon, £7. Scottish Mask ck Puppet Theatre ('entrc. 8 I0 Balcarres Av enttc

Kelvindale. 339 (3185. For ages 6+. ('ome and design your own mask ttsittg simple card construction and gttmmed tape. Open Inspiration Sat I .\'m.

l lam 4pm. Free. (ilasgow Print Studio, 22 ck 25 King Street. 552 0704. ()pen day for families with demonstratiotts. talks and exhibitions as part of Inspiration 03. Pottery Workshops Sat 1 ck Sat 8 Nov. noon 6pm. £5. Fireworks Studio, 35a Dalhottsie Street. 332 3738. Ages 4+. I’aint pots or have a go on the potter's wheel in these weekly workshops for children.

Saturday Art Club Sat I ck Sat 8 Nov. llant Ipm. I-‘ree. (iallery of Modern Art. Queen Street. 229 1990. New weekly art clttb led by professional art educators showing you how to enjoy attd develop drawing. collage and sculpture tttaking. Ages 3 10. Spongee Puppets with Malcolm Knight Sat 1 Nov. 3 5pm. £7. Scottish Mask ck Puppet 'l‘heatre ('entt'e. 8 l0 Balcarres .-\venue. Kelvindale. 339 (i185. Ages 6+. Learn how to make a moving mouth puppet with paper plates. foam. felt and eyes.

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Tunnel Vision Sat l Nov. Ilam 4pm. U (short stay): [5 (all day). The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 505 1023. Ages 13+. A collection of underworld activities in the basement. ittcttding filmmaking. DJing. street dancing/(’apeoira and junk art. Part of YouthFest ()3.

CBBC Sunday Sun 2 Nov.

noon 2pm. Free. ('('A. 350 Sattchiehall Street. 352 4900. Ages 9 12. BBC children's channel (‘BBC presents its monthly events for children.

Islam Awareness Week Mon

3 Sttn 9 Nov. Free. St Mttngo Mttseum of Religious Ill-e And Art. 2 (‘itslle Street. 553 2557. Annual event aimed at increasing our understanding of the Mttslim faith with guest speakers. educational workshops as well as craft workshops for children.

Drama for Young People Wed 5 ck Wed I2 Nov. (v.30 8.30pm. £5. (‘('A. 350 Sattchiehall Street. 352 4900. Weekly drama workshops for l2 l8- year—olds.

Fireworks Night Thu 6 Nov. (v.30pm. Free. (ilasgovv (it'een. (ireettdykc Street. 946 ()(iUI). ()ver 5.000 fireworks light up the sky around (ilasgow. against a backdrop of family entertainment and seasonal fun. Printmaking Fun Sat 8 .Nov.

2 3.30pm. Free. Burrell ('ollection. 2060 I’ollok‘sltttvvs Road. 287 2.551). Ages 8+. This ties in with the Whistler itt \cnice exhibition. (‘omc and create your own Venice at night print getting stuck ittto lots of colourful inks.

Sculpt Your Body Sun 9 .\'ov.

noon 2pm. £3. ('('A. 350 Sattcltieltall Street. 352 4900. Make a sculpture from clay and wire inspired by the shape of the body.


Focus 03 (H Sat 8 Nov. II.30am. £1. (ilasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8 I 28. A celebration of film attd video by young people in (ilasgow as part of Inspiration ()3.


That Picture Just Sang me a Story! Sat l Nov. llatn ck 2pm. (iallcry of Modern Art. Queen Street. 229 I990. World-traveliIng storyteller Iiwatt McVicar tells a tale or two with the help of objects in the gallery and modern music group Two's ('ompany. The grottp commissioned nine Scottish composers to write music to intertwine with liwan‘s stories. and the outcome is full of art. ftitt. audience participation and stories with a difference.

Theatre & Dance

Spend a Penny Thu 30 ()ct. 10am ck Ipm. £3. (iilmorehill(}l2. 9 1'niversity Avenue. 330 5522. Ages 4 9. The

Frontieres pedal as fast as they can to track c, 5

him down through acting, music and video.

Ages 7—12.