Written Image: A partnership between Edinburgh Printmakers and Scottish Poetry Library

Written Image: A partnership between Edinburgh Printmakers and Scottish Poetry Library

Edinburgh Printmakers are working in partnership with the Scottish Poetry Library to launch  a project that fosters collaborations between printmakers and poets.

The results of these collaborations constitute the exhibition ‘The Written Image’, and demonstrate the rich variety and depth of creative stimulation engendered by cross-form exploration.

Printmaking and poetry are both art forms that use image as a means of conveying the artist’s ideas and intentions, and through these pairings we look at how image can be the vehicle that links  and inspires artists across media.

* Closed 22 December 2013 to 06 January 2014, Open again on the 07 January 2014

Events

Preview – 15 November 2013, 6-8pm, FREE
You and your guests are invited to the preview for this exhibition. No Need to Book

The Spoken Image
Wednesday 04 December 2013, 7-9pm, FREE. Please book in advance
Venue: Inspace (1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB)
Participating artists and poets will come together again to celebrate the collaborations and give voice to the poetry in the prints on display.  Listen to the poets reading their poems and share a glass of wine while viewing the artworks.

Other Info

Dates of Exhibition: 12 October to 09 November 2013
Gallery Opening Hours: Weekly Tuesday – Saturday 10.00am – 6.00pm
Admission to the gallery: Free
Access: Please contact us prior to your visit for assistance with physical access or interpretation
Venue: Edinburgh Printmakers, 23 Union Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3LR
Telephone: 0131 557 2479
Email: programme@edinburghprintmakers.co.uk
Web site: www.edinburghprintmakers.co.uk

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