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This Deaf-led BSL Tour begins at Stills Gallery on Cockburn Street to see the photographer Cindy Sherman’s exhibition Early Works, 1975 – 80. From here the tour will continue up to the Institut Français d’Écosse on West Parliament Square, to see Sriwhana Spong’s installation and video work commissioned for the festival; Castle-Crystal. After a break for refreshments, the tour will head across the square to see another EAF commission; Nathan Coley’s The Future is Inside Us, It’s Not Somewhere Else, installed in the historic Parliament Hall.

The tour is led by Trudi Collier who leads BSL tours for the National Galleries and others. Trudi is a native BSL user with a strong interest in the arts having previously attended BSL tours all over the UK. She has a background in teaching and education.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/british-sign-language-tour-tickets-64525139429


Stills: Centre for Photography, 23 Cockburn Street, EH1 1BP, walking to Institut Français d’Écosse


Suitable for BSL-using adults and children over 12.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Capacity: 15


Stills Gallery, Institut Français d’Écosse and Parliament Hall are fully accessible.

For full details of the venues see their access info here:

Stills: https://www.euansguide.com/venues/stills-centre-for-photography-edinburgh-6905

Institut Français d’Écosse: https://www.euansguide.com/venues/edinburgh-art-festival-at-the-institut-francais-decosse-edinburgh-7128

Parliament Hall: https://www.euansguide.com/venues/edinburgh-art-festival-at-parliament-hall-edinburgh-9911

Please notify at time of booking of any allergy, health or accessibility requirements so that the organisers can make sure the tour is as comfortable, and enjoyable as possible.


Email Alice on learning@edinburghartfestival.com

How to Book

Edinburgh Art Festival
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Stills Gallery

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