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Heartwood@Hopetoun

14-08-2017

Preview 17Aug 5.30pm

PVAF members Kyra Clegg, Fanny Lam Christie, Su Grierson and Martine Foltier Pugh are turning Hopetoun House into a house of arts with sculptures, artist books, collages, drawings, video and sound work in the exhibition Heartwood@Hopetoun.

They have installed artworks throughout the house, grounds and in the new art gallery. The exhibition runs from Thursday 17 Aug until Sunday 24 Sept, 2017.

This is their seventh Heartwood exhibition in Scotland.

Kyra’s installations respond to the twofold idea of space as being both private and public in Hopetoun House.Fanny investigates the connections with nature in their architecture and surrounding grounds. Su presents the theme of Visible-Invisible, with works relating to degradation damage, restoration and conservation of objects and materials, while Martine has created a series of alternative books in the library.

The exhibition gallery is free of charge and will include images and details of installations within the house. Ticket to house and grounds is available from their ticket kiosk or by phone 0131 331 3451.Parking is free.The house is open daily 10.30am – 5pm with the last entry at 4pm.Address:Hopetoun House, South Queensferry, Edinburgh (Directions:For navigation,please use postcode

EH30 9RW and Shore Road leading to main entrance)

The preview event is on Thursday 17 August,5.30 – 8pm. PVAF members are warmly invited to join.Last entry to the house is 6.30pm and free during the preview. Refreshments are in the art gallery.

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