We started off the week with the usual induction followed by a series of trips to some of the exhibitions currently running in Edinburgh. This included:

Tracey Emin’s Retrospective

Andrew Grassie’s Painting as Document at the Talbot Rice Gallery showing photo real paintings of art gallery spaces, installations and exhibitions.

(Image from http://www.trg.ed.ac.uk/)

And the Fruitmarket Gallery Exhibition by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller:

(Image from http://www.fruitmarket.co.uk/)

Thursday, we were then sent off in groups to a walking tour of Edinburgh going past shops, suppliers and galleries. This trip then had to be documented in a 20p exercise jotter for the following Monday. Places of interest included:

Joey D’s

Concrete Wardrobe

Threadbare

Mandors Fabric Store

Edinburgh Printmakers

Harvey Nichols

Edinburgh College of Art – E-cyclorama

Hermon Brown

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