Venue: Edinburgh College of Art Main Building, Board Room (L05)
74 Lauriston Place
This workshop aims to discuss the narratives conveyed through the art of gifts in the cross-cultural context, addressing to the issues such as artists and their socialising media; the misinterpretation and translation; the industry of art gift-making; trade and market; sovereignty and power that demonstrated through the choice of gifts and illustrations.
The extensive University of Edinburgh Collections are here to facilitate teaching and research around the University. The collections, which stretch over 60 kilometres of materials, relate to the history of the University, Scotland, and the wider world.