A Breath of Sea Air

The latest Exhibition at the Open Eye Gallery in Edinburgh’s Abercromby Place starts on Monday 16 March and runs to Wednesday 1 April. I went along to the Private View and was very much impressed – particularly by the work of artist Donald Provan.  Donald uses shoals of fish and seascapes as his subjects and inspiration. I met him at the gallery and was able to ask him personally about his artistic background and inspirations. Continue reading A Breath of Sea Air

Peeling a Glass Onion – Review

You might wonder, what does the title –  Peeling a Glass Onion –  of this new exhibition at the Dovecot Gallery mean? Something exciting, new and different.

This collaborative work is produced by Norwegian artist and musician Magne Furuholmen and the Dovecot (10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh) including their talented weavers, Freya Sewell and Rudi Richardson, supervised by Master Weaver, Naomi Robertson. Continue reading Peeling a Glass Onion – Review

Edinburgh International Science Festival 2015

Running from the 4th – 19th April, Edinburgh International Science Festival marks the arrival of spring and two weeks of immersive entertainment.

In a city of great scientific depth and game changing discoveries, the festival aims to shine a light on the capital and showcase its contributions to the field. One of the very first and now largest science festivals in the world, Edinburgh has initiated a global movement that encourages others to join the fun.  Continue reading Edinburgh International Science Festival 2015