• Edinburgh College of Art Main Building, Main Lecture Theatre (E22)
    74 Lauriston Place
    Edinburgh
    EH3 9DF

Forget the study, the books, and the armchair. Thinking is not a lone, individual act but a social process, embedded in what I have called “the social buzz”: the constant implicit discussion – agreement, disagreement, qualification, passionate opining – of ideas by the people constituting the social environment of the thinker. Three aspects can be derived from that collective nature of thought.

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  • Hunter Building, Hunter Lecture Theatre (017)
    74 Lauriston Place
    Edinburgh
    EH3 9DF

Histories of image production, reception and even exhibition are diversifying across the globe, and with the infinite expansion of digital media, representations are evolving too. Given this premise, which images or cultural traces do we acknowledge as legitimate testimonies of our time, and have they become more inclusive?

The Field Test intervention by Aideen Barry included work by students from Edinburgh College of Art and two other colleges.

Joan Smith, Acting Head of Art at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA), and Susie Wilson, a Centre for Open Learning Art and Design Tutor, have collaborated on an exhibition at Surgeons’ Hall Museums, telling the story of the women who cared for the sick and wounded in the heart of the war zones.

Tiago Torres-Campos was selected as one of five winners in the LA+ Iconoclast ideas competition for Central Park in New York. There were 193 entries from 30 countries to the competition which invited participants to reimagine and redesign the park for the 21st Century, after a presumed eco-terrorist attack.

  • Old College Lecture Theatre
    South Bridge
    Edinburgh
    EH8 9YL

During Preface: An Excursion to Scientific Ghost-land methods ranging from projection of moving images to intervention in the movement of breath will draw out entanglements of geology, biology, industry, and ideology across historical and stellar temporalities.

  • Edinburgh College of Art Main Building, Main Lecture Theatre (E22)
    74 Lauriston Place
    Edinburgh
    EH3 9DF

Some thoughts on the tenderness of measured time, time well spent, on time wasted, and making moving images, care-fully, in spare time.

Previously a printmaker, Daniel Cook discovered that film was his passion during his time at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA). Daniel's Master's short 'The King and I' enjoyed award success on the film festival circuit and his new moving image project 'Glasshouse' was recently exhibited at the Embassy Gallery. 

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Researching with materials, tools, technologies, materialist theories and methods.

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  • Edinburgh College of Art Main Building, West Court
    74 Lauriston Place
    Edinburgh
    EH3 9DF

Part of Summer at ECA. Sonikebana is a long-form sound composition by Martin Parker that is transformed and performed by listeners as it happens.