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Picturing Science reading group on Paul Klee
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Picturing Science reading group on Paul Klee

The reading group Picturing Science is back on Tuesday, October 10th at 1pm in New King’s 15. We shall be discussing Paul Klee “On Modern Art”, an intriguing reading suggested by Marc Higgin (School of Social Science, University of Aberdeen) and Anne Douglas (Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University). Please click on the link … Continue reading

NUART: How the Festival is Shaping Aberdeen’s Attitudes towards Street Art
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NUART: How the Festival is Shaping Aberdeen’s Attitudes towards Street Art

In April (13th-16th), Aberdeen hosted NUART, a street art festival established in our twin city of Stavanger, Norway. For the entire weekend, the atmosphere in the city was palpably different: people were acting as flaneurs, exploring the city and the way that the street art transformed forgotten or overlooked corners of Aberdeen. Walking tours with … Continue reading

Migration as a part of the consumer capitalist culture. Or when the content becomes obsolete
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Migration as a part of the consumer capitalist culture. Or when the content becomes obsolete

  The last time I landed at Edinburgh airport I was welcomed by an Ipad questionnaire enquiring about the satisfaction of Edinburgh airport’s ‘customers’. The ‘customer’ in this case is a migrant – using the airport as a tool to move around and to explore the world. The ‘customer’ is here, as in any other … Continue reading

May Fest Director’s Cut: Mark Adams, Artistic Director of Edinburgh International Film Festival
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May Fest Director’s Cut: Mark Adams, Artistic Director of Edinburgh International Film Festival

Please join us for a special May Fest edition of Director’s Cut this Sunday: FVC’s Paul Flaig will be talking with Mark Adams, the Artistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the world oldest continually running film festival! They’ll be discussing the history of EIFF, Mark’s festival encounters with Clint Eastwood, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Carlyle and others, … Continue reading