Come along to Tent Gallery this February for Urbane– an interdisciplinary exhibition exploring our urban relationship to food.
As part of the Edible Cities Edinburgh events series, Urbane will feature works from an international range of artists working across various mediums to explore the complexities of our contemporary food system.
Programme of events and opening hours for the exhibition:
Thursday 19th February 2015
*5pm-7pm Opening drinks reception with Open Jar Collective. Registration for this event can be found on the Edible Cities Edinburgh Eventbrite or via Facebook.
Friday 20th February 2015
10am-4pm Exhibition open day
*2pm-3:30pm Artist Talk by Jonathan Baxter Orchard as metaphor: concerning socially engaged art and sustainability
Jonathan Baxter will introduce the work of DUO (Dundee Urban Orchard), a city-wide art and horticulture project established in 2013. Through the metaphor of an orchard Jonathan will explore key themes within socially engaged art including the tension between participation and provocation, the relationship between symbolic and actual practice, and the different evaluative criteria for what constitutes success.
The talk will be informative, informal and participatory.
Monday 23rd February 2015
12pm-5pm Exhibition open day
Tuesday 24th February
11am-5pm Exhibition open day
Wednesday 25th February 2015
*4pm-6pm Edinburgh Green Tease with Creative Carbon Scotland– discussing the artist’s role in systems thinking. This event will start at the Edinburgh Larder Cafe, bringing participants through the Old Town and ending at Tent Gallery. Please register for this event via Eventbrite.
(*Events requiring registration)
Urbane is sponsored by Pickering’s Gin: A beautifully smooth, flavoursome and refreshing gin, with a crisp and dry finish. Made in Edinburgh city centre.