All Back To Bowie’s

http://www.allbacktobowies.com All Back to Bowie’s, the show, ran at Stand in the Square in St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, from 1-24 August, as part of the Assembly Rooms Fringe programme (www.arfringe.com). It was created by playwright David Greig (The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Midsummer) and a collective of fellow Scottish artists from various disciplines –…

Whatever Gets You Through The Night

The Film: http://vimeo.com/55223643   THE SHOW | The Queens Hall, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 |  The Arches, September 2012 Featuring exclusive new words and music by Errors, Alan Bissett, Rachel Sermanni, Withered Hand, Annie Griffin, Meursault, David Greig, RM Hubbert, Wounded Knee, Alan Spence, Ricky Ross, Conquering Animal Sound, Emma Pollock, Isabel Wright, Kirstin Innes, Swimmer…

A Manifesto on Leadership for Artists

A Manifesto for Leadership for Artists (first delivered at Tramway World Café, and then British Dance Edition 2014)    Artists help us prepare for the future. Artists always exist on the threshold of becoming – the act of bringing things from the imagination or potential into being, positions them always with one foot in the…

(g)Host City – Virtual Festival

(g)Host City Virtual Festival This website link takes you to (g)Host City – Edinburgh’s Virtual Festival.  A project I started in 2011. Every marker on this map points you to an artist’s response to a specific part of Edinburgh – a graveyard, a shopping centre, a city square, a ruined chapel. Some take you on a journey, by foot…

This world wasn’t made for YOU, so what can you do about it?

I have two infant children. I’m what the marketeers like to describe as the yummy mummy. My god that phrase makes me sick. I might have a womb, but I’m a serious person with shit to do in the world, a person who makes shit happen. But that’s not how this world sees me, this…

Drift, an Artlink commission, by Laura Cameron-Lewis and Juliana Capes

DRIFT A performance by Juliana Capes and Laura Eaton Lewis for Opening Lines   Combining description, history and storytelling in response to locations across Edinburgh, creating events for sighted and non sighted audiences. LISTEN HERE   Drift weaves together stories from generations of women with connections to Portobello Prom across their lives. It was created…

Why I Love Edinburgh

The List Magazine: Why I love Edinburgh – By Laura Cameron Lewis The artist, producer and singer walks you through her favourite Edinburgh haunts Source: Student Guide Date: 31 August 2012 Written by: Laura Cameron Lewis Edinburgh is a city of contradictions. An international, cosmopolitan hub, it is also known to its long-time residents as Village Edinburgh. Its…

The Darktown Cakewalk / Forgetful Green

Forgetful Green Linder Sterling/Tim Walker 2010 Linder Sterling: We filmed “Forgetful Green” on the morning after the 13-hour “Darktown Cakewalk.” We were all in a state of physical, mental and emotional exhaustion. The filming took place at the oldest rose growers in England, under 40 degrees of midsummer heat. The weariness of the “Cakewalk” pilgrims…