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Our Programme

Our 17th edition brings together over 35 exhibitions and new commissions in visual art spaces across the city, complemented by an online programme of events and digital presentations.

Photo of Collective venue in Edinburgh, photographed by Tom Nolan.


Explore our programme of exhibitions taking place at galleries across the capital.

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Image from Isaac Julien: Lessons of the Hour


Our festival-led programming features major new commissions and presentations by leading international artists.

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Platform: 2021

Platform – the festival’s annual showcase supporting artists in the early stages of their careers to make and present new work – returns with Jessica Higgins, Danny Pagarani, Kirsty Russell and Isabella Widger presenting new work for Platform: 2021.

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With over 35 exhibitions and new commissions in visual art spaces across the city, there’s lots to explore.


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Visiting Safely

All our festival venues will be following the latest government Covid guidelines to ensure visitor safety, and we will be keeping our website regularly updated on what audiences can expect during their visit.


If you have any questions you can reach the festival team on 0131 226 6558.

Festival-led Programme

Major New Commissions and Presentations

Our festival-led programming features leading international artists and new generation talent.

Festival-led Programme

Online and across the capital

Our Partners

Galleries Across the Capital

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