5 Questions for Go Reborn

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  • 13 August 2009

This article is from 2009.

5 Questions for Go Reborn

Fleur Macintosh runs independent boutique Godiva in Edinburgh’s West Port and will be running pop-up arts space go reborn during the Festival

Five things to see and buy at go reborn
A rotating showcase of work by Scottish artists, designers, writers and fashionistas. A temporary pop-up Godiva shop taking the best of designers and newcomers from Godiva Boutique. Furniture that charts infidelity through design (!) by award-winning Dundee duo TWIG. Observe designers at work customising vintage clothing and accessories at the Godiva temporary studio. On the go art: artists, graffiti, illustrators and painters will experiment on the canvas walls, and Godiva designers will abstract this art into bags and accessories for sale.

Four local companies who’ve got involved
Owl & Lion Gallery, apemedia.co.uk, AwareInjustice, 21st Century Kilts.

Three ways to get involved with go reborn
Check our daily updated blog by go reborn scribe A F Giles and videos of happenings at www.go-reborn.co.uk. Take part in workshops by Owl & Lion. Come to the weekly exclusive showcasing parties with extra special one-off work.

Two words that define the atmosphere you’re hoping to create
Creative energy.

One reason why pop-up culture is important
Bringing creative people together in a space engenders a delicious sense of anticipation – what will be created during our 21 days in the venue?

Third Floor, Venue Studios (above Ingleby Gallery), 15 Calton Road, 221 9212, until Mon 31 Aug, free.

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