Beauty by Design | Fashioning the Renaissance
15th Nov 2014 to 3rd May 2015, Daily 10am-5pm.
Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh EH2 1JD
This exhibition questions cultural commonplaces about beauty and body image by linking the renaissance art collections of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Scottish National Gallery to contemporary fashion.
Fashion designers and stylists, Mal Burkinshaw, Claire Ferguson and Sally-Ann Provan with Anne Chaisty, Philip Clarke and Sharon Lloyd will display their work alongside paintings by Paris Bordon & Adam de Colone.
Beauty by Design is a result of a partnership collaboration between Edinburgh College of Art and New Media Scotland. It also enjoys the support of Sophie Hallette Lace and All Walks Beyond the Catwalk.
5th Dec 2014 to 20th April 2015, Daily 10am-5pm.
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, EH1 1JF
This fully playable exhibition explores the development of over 100 video games from rare arcade machines to the iPads of today, with original game artwork and interviews with the designers. Find out how independent producers are leading the way in design, aesthetics and game play.
Alt-w | MUD
18th April to 3rd May 2015, Thurs to Sun, 12-6pm.
Embassy, Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh EH1 3LY
MUD∞ engages a digital neo-medievalist application of materials, drawing on a ritualistic treatment of the art object as relic, or sentient person-object, to explore the contemporary political economy of the image as value-form and an index of social status.