‘From her tall precipice and terraced gardens
she looks far and wide…’
Robert Louis Stevenson, Picturesque Notes, 1878
Precipitous City encapsulates how Stevenson and the members of bound : unbound view the city of Edinburgh.
The group, now based in and around the city, make artist books and wall works that reflect the diverse practices of each artist – printmaking, painting, lettering, installation and textiles. The works on show reflect interests ranging from Edinburgh’s fine architecture and examples of lettering, an association with the medical world, plants and herbal medicines, the geology of Hutton’s Section in Holyrood Park and a pervading spirit of place.
As a group the artists have created a set of five prints, available as a set or individually, that draw together these various interests.
bound : unbound are:
The exhibition continues until 6 September, with artist talks on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 September 2019, 7 – 8pm. Contact Ian on email: firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place.