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Alt-w | Cycle 06


Production Awards

Alt-w | A Short Film About War

Cycle 06 Alt-w Production Award
Thomson & Craighead

A documentary made entirely from information found on the world wide web. In ten short minutes viewers will be taken around the world to a variety of war zones as seen through the collective eyes of the online photo sharing community Flickr, and as witnessed by military and civilian bloggers.

PechaKucha Edinburgh #06


December 17th 2009, 7:30pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. It has turned into a massive celebration, with events happening in hundreds of cities around the world, inspiring creatives worldwide.

It is curated in Edinburgh by Gordon Duffy, Principal of architecture practice Studio DuB. Drawing its name from the Japanese term for the sound of "chit chat", it rests on a presentation format that is based on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds.

Dialogues | Scratch


Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB
Friday 4th December 2009, 8pm.

In response to the work in our exhibition 'Are We Human?', the fourth Dialogues concert features performers from Edinburgh's free improvisation scene joined by Bennett Hogg on 'resistant violin' and John Ferguson on guitar.

We are also delighted to be showing Sean Williams' new sound piece (the sound of music), a work that explores the listening-history encoded into the grooves of long playing records.

To book a place click here.

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Dialogues | Lukas Ligeti


Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB
Tuesday 17th November 2009, 8pm.

Transcending genres, composer-percussionist Lukas Ligeti has developed a musical style drawing on Downtown New York experimentalism, contemporary classical music, jazz, electronica, and world music, particularly from Africa.

He will perform a selection of his compositions for electronics which reveal an inspiring new take on the dialogue between African and Western music achieved through ingenious use of sampling and music technology.

Lukas will also lead a three day workshop at Inspace with a second concert by students on the MScs in Digital Composition and Performance and Sound Design course. They will perform on the 20th November at 9pm.

To book a place click here.

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Dialogues | Piano Plus


Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Friday 2nd October 2009, 8pm.

A concert featuring Sebastian Lexer (piano+) with Seymour Wright (sax) plus the Grew Brothers (Stephen Grew -piano and Nicholas Grew -electronics). Also presenting Lauren Hayes' new project for augmented prepared piano and a chance to catch Edinburgh's free improvisation trio lapslap.

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Dialogues | Icarus


Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

09.09.09, 9pm

Following their performance at the 2007 Dialogues Festival, Icarus return to Edinburgh to help the festival celebrate its 10th anniversary and its new residency at Inspace. The live set will be accompanied by a specially commissioned film by Martin Hampton. Support will come from a new Edinburgh-based a junk yard electronics collaboration between Euan Currie, Grant Smith, Nick Styles, Lin Zhang. This will be the first chance to test out the acoustics and layout of Inspace.

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48 hours | Field/work Sunday

Field/work Sunday

Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB
Sunday 22nd November 2009, 10am-12noon.

The Field/work Sunday practical symposium was an extension to the AHRA conference Field/work hosted by The University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh College of Art.

The conference was developed in collaboration with colleagues at The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, and VARIE (Visual Art Research in Edinburgh). The conference examined the question of field/work in its historical, contemporary, disciplinary and inter-disciplinary terms.

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48 hours | Tale of Tales

Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB
Saturday 31st October 2009, 6pm till Midnight.

This Halloween we invite you to join us at Inspace to experience the work of Tale of Tales, a games development studio founded by Auriea Harvey and Michaël Samyn in Belgium in 2002.

With projects such as The Endless Forest and The Path, Tale of Tales create elegant and emotionally rich interactive entertainment not driven by combat, challenge or competition.

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