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A Q&A with… Dorian Braun, Edinburgh Art Festival ‘Platform’ artist

Edinburgh Art Festival’s Platform exhibition provides early career artists the opportunity to develop and show work at this high-profile annual festival. Richard Taylor talks with one of this year’s artists whose intriguing commissioned work was built in the Scottish Highlands and fine-tuned through collaboration during residencies in Abroath and Holland.

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It is Finished

So the exhibition (POST’s “Parables Displaced”) was last weekend and a great success with a good 150 visitors or more over two days. Below are a couple of mobile phone photos of my work in situ. I’ve not had a […]

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Spinning Bookcase

I have gotten some new ways to display my books. These bookcases can spin !!! revealing space for more books behind the front panel. I have decided this will be good as a interaction piece. I am currently making more […]

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A New Shelf

After a long await I am happy to say that I have finally got my new shelf, I have decided to place a few new books on it for now. The reason I have done this is because needed more […]

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The cabinet

Even with my new shelves I still had books left over. I had cleaned up my studio space a lot but I still needed more storage space. I was discussing my problem with the tutors on the course and they […]

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So many books

After the making of my 1st book I soon found myself surrounded by a mountain of books. I needed to think about new ways in which to house them, as I don’t think that the studio floor was practical for […]

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Thinking things over

I have been thinking things over about my feelings towards books and how there is a deep, underlined emotional response towards the way I look at books or at least there was when I was younger. As I have got […]

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Journals/years of words

Journal writing = hard work. I want to honour the work, and explore the conduits of mind, hand, pen, paper, eye, mind, hand…

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Revolve:R 3 and exhibition

The third page in visual correspondence for Revolve:R. Some of the works will be on show at Choisi Gallery, Lugano, Switzerland, from 6 July  to 13 September. If you’re in the neighbourhood this summer I hope you can drop by. […]

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Revolve:R

I am pleased to be participating in Revolve:R; a project in visual correspondence, by Sam Treadaway and Ricarda Vidal, in collaboration with a number of international artists, writers, and curators. Each piece will become a page in a book, both […]

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