ECA News

Announcing the details of the 11 History of Art Research Seminars scheduled for the second semester of 2016 - 2017.

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Tess Glen and Carolanne Shaw in the Garden Room at Tippethill Hospital
Carolanne Shaw (L) and Tess Glen (R) in the newly decorated Garden Room at Tippethill Hospital

Tippethill Hospital selected Tess Glen to create unique artwork in their Garden Room.

The course was a chance to learn about different materials, scale, and to lead a project.

A History of Art student travelled with a group of German learners to be part of the project over the summer

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Photo of a student painting a prop for the Revel
Detail from an archival photograph at ECA
Taken in 1950, the image shows preparations for the annual 'revel'
Image courtesy of Edinburgh College of Art

Events, publications and a major new performance planned for 2017-2018.

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Transition organiser Jessamy Kelly with other staff from through the years
Image courtesy of Anna Cervinkova

Transition showcased the work of Glass graduates from the last four decades, along with a range of archival material.

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Photo of school children in an African primary school
Children at Deeper Life Primary School
Film still courtesy of Matt Collings

We return to Deeper Life Primary School in Serrekunda to work with 100 children on Dee Isaac's opera.


Phenomenology within Design by James Trevers

Two alumni were selected in the Student Dissertation and Student Portfolio categories.

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Matt Giannotti has three projects in the Data-X exhibition
Image courtesy of Toomas Remmelg

Music PhD student, Matt Giannotti, talks to us about the first Data-X exhibition and symposium at ECA.

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Photo of a sound installation project
Inspection - Maida Vale Project
Florian Hecker's site-specific work for BBC Maida Vale studios
Image courtesy of Florian Hecker

Florian Hecker’s 'Inspection - Maida Vale Project' responds to decades of musical experimentation in the BBC’s legendary studios.