Uprootal Exhibition ESW

We are working on our own posts about the CAP2 Grad Show but here is a nice post by CAP1 colleague Charlene Scott from her fantastic blog that you should all check out and follow!


Charlene Scott

Really enjoyed seeing the work of CAP’s second years outwith the studio and presented so well in the gallery space.  I’m going to miss chatting to them and seeing glimpses of their projects in the installation booths!

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AIRetc.. Calvin Z Laing

Delighted to welcome Calvin Z Laing as our Artist In Residence. Calvin will be with us until July and we’re really looking forward to working with him.

Calvin Z Laing

Calvin on InstaGram

Calvin on Vimeo




Dr Jacqueline Donnachie – Visiting Artist

Jan 2019 we were delighted to welcome Dr Jacqueline Donnachie who gave a wonderful talk on her practice and her fantastic solo ehxibition at the Fruitmarket Gallery. Jacqueline also took time to visit the EPOCH8 gallery project and do a few studio tutorials.

Jacquiline Donnachie




DOK Gone Fishing

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We were incredibly sad to hear that DOK Artists Space is being displaced and will no longer function in its current form in the Steel Shed at Ocean Terminal. Olivia Turner and our very own #CAPalumni Karen Fleming have worked incredibly hard to make DOK a significant and essential space on Edinburgh’s cultural map with a variety of exhibitions and events over the years. We thank them for their support of he course and our AIRetc programme and hope they will be able to continue to support the cities early career and future artist / creatives in new and exciting ways!
Go along tonight to the opening of their last show Gone Fishing in the Steel Shed. 

Thursday 1st November~Don’t feed us bread

Pig Rock Residency Lastest: Dont Feed Us Bread Open today 12-4pm

CAP2 Pigrock Bothy Project

We finished up our work today, putting the finishing touches to our pieces and looking at what we need in time for the exhibition opening tomorrow. Around 2pm Alan arrived at the bothy to take a look around the space and as a group we had to make some decisions on where works would go. The visitors experiences had to be taken into account on a lot of levels, how they can move around the space and if we need everything in the space. I had planned to have a seat in front of my work but removed it as we didn’t have a lot of leg room around and realised that I didn’t need it in the first place. We also had the problem to solve of some works being hidden behind others and trying to make every work be seen or thinking about whether that is ok and…

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