Through his exhibition and actions Thenu continues to express his belief that as humans we are condemned by passivity and that every human has a duty and an ability to make Peace. He is UZ Arts artist in residence in Glasgow . In conversation he will talk about his life and work in the context of contemporary Sri Lanka
Artists working within the health service have been commissioned to create work that contributes to the clinical process. What part do patients play in the imagining and delivery of the work? How can we measure the success of artistic interventions in the health service?
The TEAM is a Brooklyn-based ensemble dedicated to creating new works that examine the American experience through a process that includes physical and verbal improvisation, solo and group writing assignments, and character and movement compositions.
This Dissection Room Residencies Talk is all about exploring the work produced by the fantastic artists who form part of this years Summerhall artists in Residence.
A rare chance to catch three of the innovators of urban intervention and ask them about their work and their history of being graffiti pioneers in the USA.
A free talk for ticket-holders for Return to the Voice. Song of the Goat’s director Grzegorz Bral and composer Maciej Rychły will be joined for a panel discussion by key collaborators based in Scotland.
From Here is a multi media, arts and heritage project created in collaboration with Lou Brodie, Lyra Theatre, Historic Scotland and young people from Craigmillar and Niddrie.
The content will centre around the exploration of sensitivity of touch, as well as the body’s inherent weight as a way into physicality, using body work techniques as an avenue into duet work.
For 50 years acclaimed Portuguese theatre director Joaquim Benite showed that it is possible to fill venues outside Lisbon. Catarina Neves's award-winning film follows the last battle of an extraordinary man of theatre.
What is a multi-arts strategy? What is special about Summerhall? In terms of culture outside the home have the arts any major relevance in the twenty-first century? Do they directly influence anything truly vital or are they merely notes in the margins of history, however colourful and entertaining or not? Should we think of the arts as part of the bread of life or only as part of the circus of life?
An Imaginate discussion panel talking to artists who make work with young people and non-professionals. Why are they interested in this and what advice do they have for other artists interested in doing this?
Are you a university student at the Fringe? Network with your tech, acting, management, producing peers – make connections! Come meet other university students at this meet and greet sponsored by Fringe University.
Dr Ota, Dr Skarabela and Dr Auyeung will guide our discovery of some of the most surprising ways in which the linguistic and social environments help develop children's minds.
Talk followed by open discussion to explore parallels between ideas of Scottish Independence, UK leaving the EU, and wider contexts of Europe’s macro-economy and global influence? Is resurgent nationalism the new anti-globalisation? Is it beating a retreat from the internationalism we gained from the wreckage of two world wars that began a century ago? Are the tribes threatening the sack of Rome, again?
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge will be making a rare UK appearance talking about her prandogeny project as well as her leading roles as a hugely influential musician and leading social activist in the fields of sexuality, identity and gender.
Introduced by Alasdair Allan, MSP, Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages, and Robert McDowell, with further remarks and brief readings by Editors Peter Mackay, Andrew Philip, Murdo MacDonald and Chris Agee
What is the theatre but a place for imagining other worlds? A theorist of the stage presents the staged reading of a collection of very brief conceptual performances all written in the language of the theatre about the nature of the theatre.
Tanztheater Pina Bausch are turning 40 this year and we are using this anniversary to take stock and look back at four decades of dance theatre.
Movement provides the cognitive loop between the idea, problem, or intent and the outcome or solution. This teaches an infant, child, and, ultimately, adult to better function in and understand the world.
An Imaginate discussion panel talking to theatre and dance makers in Scotland who have toured their work for young audiences internationally. What are the opportunities, what are the issues and what should you know?
Fringe University believes that the Edinburgh Fringe makes an excellent classroom. Come meet and network with other university professors from around the world planning to, or already using, the Fringe for educational purposes.
This workshop will focus on a series of verbatim theatre exercises, using the ‘recorded delivery’ technique. Participants will learn about this documentary theatre performance technique, hear about the journey of Tales from the MP3 and see a short excerpt.
In this talk, Dr Rabagliati and Dr Doumas will explain their current scientific understanding of how children’s neurological and social development interact to produce these remarkable cognitive changes.
WHAT NEXT? What’s the future of arts and culture in the UK? A free, public debate with key figures from the cultural / arts sector on what ‘art’ and ‘culture’ actually mean to people in Britain today.
This panel discussion will feature four young Scottish-based entrepreneurs from various backgrounds who will discuss how Youth is inspiring future generations through entrepreneurship.