Field of Light: Bruce Munro

Field of Light: Bruce Munro

Bruce Munro: Field of Light Field of Light, by Bruce Munro, made its debut appearance in Scotland this month. Best known for immersive large-scale light-based installations inspired largely by his interest in shared human experience, his interactive  optical fibre  installation has been set up in Edinburgh’s St Andrew’s Square and will remain there until 27th April […]

The Unconventional Valentine

The Unconventional Valentine

The Unconventional Valentine: Sad Cards by Katie Davis If you’re looking for a more unconventional Valentine, we at Pinso thought we’d give you a little inspiration. So whether you’re loved up and loving it, broken and browbeaten or just generally ambivalent to the whole affair, we’re sure we can find something to put a smile […]

Metaphorical Living Dream: Clare E. Saunders

Metaphorical Living Dream: Clare E. Saunders

Metaphorical Living Dream: A Collection of Work  is the latest exhibition by Edinburgh-based artist Clare E. Saunders. Saunders’ work is inspired by the Surrealist and Pre-Raphaelite movements.   Incorporating a wide range techniques including collage, mixed media, drawing and painting, her work focuses on themes of beauty and intrigue. Saunders confesses to being excited by […]

31.01.14: The Gathering 2

31.01.14: The Gathering 2

The Gathering 2:  Hillhead Bookclub, Glasgow Last November,  I covered the Scot Street Style Movember event hosted by the ever lovely  Gordon J. Millar  at  Harvey Nichols. Well, guess what? Scot Street Style is back with a bang in 2014 in what promises to be it’s most enterprising year yet. On 31st January,the Hillhead Bookclub will […]

A Woman’s Work is Never Done

A Woman’s Work is Never Done

Eliza Bennett: A Woman’s Work is Never Done British artist Eliza Bennett has a unique take on the world.  In “A Woman’s Work is Never Done”, Bennett explores the  neuroses surrounding the human condition. Eliza Bennett: A Woman’s Work is Never Done In her “self-inflicted sculpture” Bennett makes the bold move of using her own skin as a […]

Face to face with the wildlife: Alexis Southam jewellery

Face to face with the wildlife: Alexis Southam jewellery

Alexis Southam, Silver Stag Necklace I was ambling through Stockbridge Market in Edinburgh today and thoroughly enjoying the delicious smell of handmade cuisine bubbling and cooking away in the open air (I might, just might have sampled one or two dishes…), when I came face to face with the wildlife: otherwise known as the jewellery of Alexis […]

High Tea for Six: The Roadkill Tea Party

High Tea for Six: The Roadkill Tea Party

Fondant fancies will never be the same again…   Roadkill Tea Party.  Not three words you’d expect to hear in that order. Or at all.   And especially not at Christmas. When I walked into the  Union Gallery  last weekend, it felt like I had  fallen down the rabbit hole. To say that this exhibition […]

Resolutions for 2014: Shop Local

Resolutions for 2014: Shop Local

Shop local :) We’re getting dangerously close to 2014 and my mind has been focussed very much on the New Year, specifically New Year’s resolutions.  I don’t normally make them (why wait a whole year before deciding to change those bad habits or try new things? That attitude has never, ever made sense to me…). […]

WRAP up this winter: Valuing our clothes

WRAP up this winter: Valuing our clothes

WRAP: Valuing our Clothes It’s December which means one thing… shopping.   And the UK is a nation that knows how to shop, regardless of the season.  But…did you know: the average UK household owns around £4,000 worth of clothes – and around 30% of clothing in wardrobes has not been worn for at least a year; […]

Swiss Body Painting Art Festival

Swiss Body Painting Art Festival

Last weekend, Lugano Switzerland was host to a myriad of fantasy creatures, colourful bodies and spectacular stage performances as artists came  from all over the world to show their skill at the Swiss Body Painting Art Festival.  Armed with paint, brushes, airbrush guns and sponges, stunning, living, breathing sculptures were created by amateur and professional artists […]

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