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Events: StAnza 2009

Exhibitions/Previews

Exhibitions and PreviewsA regular feature of StAnza from the start, the festivalís exhibitions have varied considerably over the years but always reference poetry in some way. Ranging from poet/artist collaborations through artistís books, kinetic poetry, installations, photography and concrete poetry to floating exhibitions on the festivalís Poetry Boat (2004 & 2007), the visual art programme has included artists of the calibre of Will Maclean and Elizabeth Ogilvie and acclaimed poets such as Alec Finlay and Gael Turnbull.

Mon 23 February - Mon 30 March | Cowpit Yowe
Concrete poetry exhibition by Jim Carruth
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Level 4 Gallery

Mon 23 February - Mon 30 March | Recorded Lines
Drawings by Tim Cockburn of poets & events at StAnza 2008
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Bar & Bistro

Mon 23 February - Mon 30 March | Burning Burns
Match-head portraits by sculptor David Mach
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Level 2 Foyer

Wed 18 - Sun 22 March | Grove
Text interventions by Thomas A Clark
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Foyers

Wed 18 - Sun 22 March | Three Craws an Aa
Poetic ceramics by Susan McGill
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Level 2 Foyer

Wed 18 March | Exhibitions Launch
StAnza Directors, artist in residence Al Buntin; music from Ferryport Fiddlers
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Cafť Bar

Thu 19 - Sun 22 March | Byron & John Murray
A display of Byron material from the John Murray Archive of the National Library
Public Library, Church Square
9.30am-7pm Thurs; 10am-5pm Fri and Sat

Thu 19 - Sun 22 March | Home to a King (3)
Installation by Alec Finlay
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street

Thu 19 - Sun 22 March | as others see us
Projection by broad daylight: responses to Burns
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Foyer/FCA&C

Thu 19 - Sun 22 March | A Bright Glade
Work from Moschatel Press by Thomas A Clark & Laurie Clark
The Trust Museum, North Street
2pm-5pm weekdays; 10am-5pm weekend

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