Alt-w | SSA Annual Exhibition 2014
5th-20th December 2014, daily 10am-5pm.
Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2LE
Each year the Society of Scottish Artists holds an annual contemporary open exhibition. For the first time New Media Scotland will be guest curating a room at the RSA of artwork produced by four of our Alt-w Fund alumni.
~ in the fields will present 'ink' (2009) which was awarded the 2010 UdK Award for Interdisciplinary Art and Science. This device art installation was first commissioned to celebrate 500 years of printing in Scotland.
The Fallen Oak (2006) by Chris Rowland is a three dimensional ‘fly past’ of the HMS Royal Oak, the first battleship to be sunk in WWII after being torpedoed by a U-boat with the loss of 833 sailors in Scapa Flow, Orkney.
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.
NEoN | Coded After Lovelace
3rd November 2014 to 6th March 2015, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm.
Hannah Maclure Centre, 1-3 Bell Street, Dundee DD1 1HP
Coded After Lovelace offers a survey of art that critically reflects on the creative use of technology, its development and limitations. From the room-sized computers of the Bell Labs era to the tablet-based work of today.
The exhibition seeks to bring greater visibility to the work of women artists who have often been left out of histories of art and technology. Coded After Lovelace also creates a new lineage across artists of different generations.
Artists include Bureau of Inverse Technology, Carla Gannis, Claudia Hart, Olia Lialina, Lorna Mills, Rosa Menkman, Lillian F Schwartz, Erica Scourti and Cornelia Sollfrank. Curated by Nora O’Murchu and Faith Holland.