Rosalind Nashaishibi @ Edinburgh Art Festival

★★ Underwhelming new film work from Turner Prize nominee. Earlier this year, as Edinburgh Art Festival announced their 2019 commissions programme, I remembered being excited to see what Turner Prize nominee Rosalind Nashashibi would bring to the table. With the promise of a new film incorporating science-fiction and time travel i marked the dates in my diary and looked forward to it with high expectation. … Continue reading Rosalind Nashaishibi @ Edinburgh Art Festival

Corin Sworn: Habits of Assembly @ Edinburgh Art Festival 2019

★★★★★ Thoughtful multi-media installation that explores the blurring distinctions between technology and the body. After a prolonged hiatus it’s nice to see Edinburgh College of Art’s historic Sculpture Court back in action after extensive refurbishment. It’s even better to see it hosting an ambitious and thought-provoking new commission by Glasgow-based artist Corin Sworn. Habits of Assembly is part of Edinburgh Art Festival’s 2019 commission programme … Continue reading Corin Sworn: Habits of Assembly @ Edinburgh Art Festival 2019