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Participants: David Mach

David Mach

David Mach was born in Methil in Fife, and studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, and the Royal College of Art, London. He was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1988 and, in the past two decades, has had solo exhibitions in Barcelona, Cincinatti, Glasgow, Hakone, Hamilton (Ontario), Hong Kong, Kiev, London, Los Angeles, Lyon, Melbourne, New York, Paris, Reunion Island, Warsaw and various other places.  He was elected as an honorary member of the Royal Scottish Academy in 2004, and is a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery, London.

StAnza 2009 Events:

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

Wed 18 March | Festival Launch
First Minister Alex Salmond, poets Bill Manhire & Kate Clanchy, singer Sheena Wellington, Burning Burns with David Mach; music from Ferryport Fiddlers
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Level 2 Foyer

Thu 19 March | The StAnza Discussion
Kate Clanchy, Stephen Scobie, Thomas A Clark, Peter McCarey, David Mach & Alan Riach (chair) discuss homecoming and Scottish identity
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Supper Room

Exhibitions, Films and Installations:

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

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