I came up to Edinburgh at the end of April to experience a Ragged University event for myself and got in touch with Alex in advance to explain why. After having retired from teaching Drama and English, running a Theatre-in-Education operation and engaging in non-institutional teacher-training, I have had time to reflect at length on the upshot of that whole working life. Read more
Title of talk:
Music, mathematics and the harmony of the spheres
Tight Budget ? No worries, we can make presents for any occasion out of recycled materials by Amelia Modrak
Did you have a nice Christmas? I really wish you did. And did Santa bring you lots of presents, or is he facing a little financial crisis just now? If your Santa could not bring you all the things that you wanted, I have great news for you: No problem! Because we can retire Santa and make our own presents. Read more
8th Dec 2016: Get Together For Lunch to Discuss What it is Exhibitions Can Do with Artist Rob Kennedy and Curator James Clegg
Come along to the Talbot Rice Gallery on 8th December 2016 from 2 to 4pm for a leisurely lunch kindly provided by the Talbot Rice Gallery. The event is open to all, this series of Ragged University Events invites you to come to Talbot Rice Gallery for a late lunch and to discuss Rob Kennedy’s acts of display and what exhibition spaces can do.
Jan Tschichold, who was a typographer, book designer, teacher and writer who along with Bauhaus typographers such as Herbert Bayer and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, as well as El Lissitzky and many others are all major contributors to graphic design as we know it. Typography is an oft understated contribution to knowledge, like architecture, combining both form and function to produce a carriage of information and language. Read more