Visual Art

Exhibitions are free | Open: 4 August – 30 September 2016, 11:00 – 18:00

Joseph Beuys x 1000

Curated by Richard Demarco & Robert McDowell

- 4 August - 30 September 2016
- Demarco Gallery

Joseph Beuys, one of the great artistic geniuses of the 20th century died in 1986, thirty years ago. To this day he is exhibited more than any living artist and there continue to be hundreds of exhibitions dedicated to featuring Beuys across the world.


Laure Prouvost

- 4 August - 30 September 2016
- Meadows Gallery

Laure Prouvost presents a series of video works focusing on the relationship between the physical body and the spatial limits of the screen. These individual works spill and react against one another to form surreal narratives that play with truth …

© Haroon Mirza; Courtesy Lisson Gallery. Photography: Ken Adlard

Adam, Eve, others and a UFO

Haroon Mirza

- 4 August - 30 September 2016
- Corner Gallery

Haroon Mirza has won international acclaim for installations that test the interplay and friction between sound and light waves and electric current.

Context is Half the Work. A Partial History of the APG

Artists include Ian Breakwell, Roger Coward, Garth Evans, David Hall, John Latham, George Levantis and Barbara Steveni and others.

- 4 August - 5 October 2016
- Lower Church Gallery

Curated by Naomi Hennig and Ulrike Jordan in dialogue with Barbara Steveni. Artists include Ian Breakwell, Roger Coward, Garth Evans, David Hall, John Latham, George Levantis and Barbara Steveni and others.

Diagramming The Listener

Mark Fell

- 4 August - 30 September 2016
- Machine Shop

Mark Fell’s Installation draws from interests in geometry, time, technology and the self, and how these shape and sustain one another

Hyper Bowl

Tamsyn Challenger

- 04 August - 30 September 2016
- Basement Gallery II

OMG, this ingenious brand new best-ever installation by dynamic, polymath, “artist agitator” Tamsyn Challenger is housed in the spectacular, cavernous, intuitive basement space at our world famous venue Summerhall. A concept such as ‘Hyper Bowl’ comes around once in a lifetime and …

Mother Tongue

Pester and Rossi

- 4 August - 30 September 2016
- The Room Under The Stairs

Grounded in sculptural performance, the duo Pester and Rossi create installations and live works that question interaction and social behaviour, challenging perceptions of the everyday. The artists incorporate outlandish DIY costumes and props, working with an anarchistic and feminist approach, …