Captured State : New Art from Macedonia

It's a busy week next week in Edinburgh, as Friday night sees the opening of an exhibition that has been a long time in the making; the arrival of six contemporary artists from the Republic of Macedonia for the exhibition Captured State. Macedonia is not a country with a high profile contemporary art "scene", unlike [...]

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Captured State

7 October - 30 November, Sciennes Gallery, Summerhall Opening 6 October (performance, 1830 : main opening, 1930) OPA (Obsessive Possessive Aggression) Keep Calm and Eat Chocolate Captured State features the work of six contemporary artists from the Republic of Macedonia, all exhibiting in Edinburgh for the first time. In the last decade, Macedonia has found [...]

Archipelago, Summerhall, Edinburgh

  Opening at Edinburgh's Summerhall in January, a show of contemporary Scottish art entitled Archipelago, runs until the 17th March. David Blyth contributed two rooms full of new print works, The exhibition also features the work of painter Derrick Guild, from Perth, and Dunfermline’s Alan Grieve. Alan Grieve’s work at the entrance to ArchipelagoThe exhibition [...]

From November 2016 : Imaginarium : Contemporary Video Art from Macedonia

Imaginarium : Contemporary Video Art from Macedonia The UK’s biggest exhibition of contemporary video art from the Republic of Macedonia was on display in Aberdeen in November.  OPA (Obsessive Possessive Aggression), Eternal Body, 2013. Video Installation ‘Imaginarium: Contemporary Video Art from Macedonia’ ran at Gray’s School of Art from  November 4 -18, featuring work from 12 [...]

Critical Art in Contemporary Macedonia

  My book Critical Art in Contemporary Macedonia will be published this Friday, the 9th September, and will be launched at Menada in Skopje. The book is based on several years of participatory observation and research into Macedonian visual culture and contemporary art practice. I have tried to be as open and democratic as possible [...]