Festival Tips -11th Aug 2002

August 2002

Publication: The Sunday Herald

Visual Arts




Contemporary crafts from across Europe and the UK including furniture, textiles, ceramics and basketry.

George Heriot’s School

Lauriston Place



Creating the Past

A collaboration between the performance art company Reckless Sleepers and young people from Edinburgh.  Four ‘greenhouses’ - using 500 perspex panels with imagery inspired by objects in the Pictish and Celtic collections - form the basis of a performance.

Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street



Scottish Art Today

Contemporary art in the Scottish tradition of, mainly, painting including work by Nael Hanna, Marian Leven and Campbell Sandilands. Organisedby the Stenton Gallery.


Lloyds TSB

120 George Street



Art in the Kitchen

Perhaps a first – this exhibition in a kitchen promises something new  with artists based in Scotland and the Netherlands making site-specific work on a culinary theme. Includes work by the glass artist, Keiko Mukaide.


The Commissary

14 Bonnington Road




Intorno a Parsifal


Notes and projects by Gianni Dessi for the set of Wagner’s ‘Parsifal’ being presented this year at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre.


Italian Cultural Institute

82 Nicolson Street