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Explore the world of artists’ books at Nature Works

Right now at the Upright Gallery, there is a fantastic exhibition of artists’ books, which we thoroughly recommend you go and visit! Co-curated by Gallery owner Ian Farmer and book artist and print maker Susie Wilson, Nature Works, on the … Continue reading

14. December 2021 by jfurnes1
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Edinburgh Zine Fair 2021

If you are interested in all things Zine, you will be pleased to know that the Edinburgh Zine Fair 2021 takes place at the Drill Hall, Out of the Blue, 36 Dalmeny Street (just off Leith Walk) on Saturday 23rd … Continue reading

14. October 2021 by jfurnes1
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Fair Winds and Following Seas: a celebration of the work of Leonard McDermid

ECA Library is delighted to present a new exhibition at ECA Library, Evolution House, West Port. Opening on 12th October, Fair Winds and Following Seas, is co-curated by Barbara A Morton of Entropie Books, and ECA Librarian Jane Furness. Featuring … Continue reading

11. October 2021 by jfurnes1
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Libraries moving out of lockdown: April 2021

As part of the Scottish government’s planned route map out of lockdown, it is expected that Edinburgh will move to restriction level 3 on Monday 26th April. From this date, we expect to be able to reopen ECA Library at … Continue reading

12. April 2021 by jfurnes1
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Online exhibitions and fairs launch the festive season!

Tuesday 1st December 2020: Today sees the launch online of the Visual Arts Scotland virtual exhibition, F L O W, their first online VAS Members’ winter show, running online throughout December 2020 and January 2021. Exhibitors include artist’s book makers … Continue reading

02. December 2020 by jfurnes1
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Voyage boxed: sea journeys, island hopping & trans-oceanic concepts

Our new display at ECA Library features Voyage boxed: sea journeys, island hopping & trans-oceanic concepts, curated by Imi Maufe and Rona Rangsch, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, c.2014. This beautiful Artists’ Book consists of a collection of art works and an exhibition … Continue reading

20. February 2020 by jfurnes1
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New display at ECA Library

Monday 27th January 2020: Our new display at ECA Library is a tribute to legendary Scottish artist and writer Alasdair Gray who died on 29th December 2019 aged 85.

13. January 2020 by jfurnes1
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Fiona Tan display at ECA Library

6th January – 26th January 2020: Our first display of 2020 featured bookworks in the Bookworks Vox Populi series by Indonesian-born, Amsterdam-domiciled artist Fiona Tan.

17. December 2019 by jfurnes1
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Various small books: exploring the works of Ed Ruscha

Our last display of 2019 in ECA Library, Evolution House, (West Port EH1), examined the work and influence of Edward Ruscha. We selected artist’s books by Ruscha and books from the lending collection which complement these.    

20. November 2019 by jfurnes1
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ECA Library Prize winner announced at RSA

We are delighted to annouce that Jodi Le Bigre is the winner of this year’s RSA Annual ECA Library Prize, which awards the winner free borrowing membership of ECA Library for 1 year! Jodi’s work November Frucht won her the … Continue reading

15. November 2019 by jfurnes1
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