5 Questions: Alex Hetherington

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  • 20 August 2009

This article is from 2009.

5 Questions: Alex Hetherington

Contributing to two shows at this year’s EAF, artist Alex Hetherington is a busy man. He takes a quick breather to respond to our Q & A

5 words to describe your contributions to the Edinburgh Art Festival
Intense, experiment, synthetic, synchronized, abrasive.

4 visual artists who should be better known than they currently are
Ulrike Müller, Yuval Pudik, Lyndsay Mann, Christy Cole.

3 shows in this year’s Edinburgh Art Festival programme that particularly excite you
Joachim Koester, Kate V Robertson, Jane and Louise Wilson.

2 artists that have been a particular influence on your work
Catherine Sullivan and Trisha Donnelly.

1 word that sums up how you feel about making art

Alex Hetherington’s work appears in Reveal/Reset, Inspace, New Media Scotland, 651 5661, until 5 Sep (not Mon/Tue), free; MAGAZINE 09: Creative Spaces, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, 551 4490, until 30 Aug, free.

MAGAZINE 09: Creative Spaces

This year’s MAGAZINE exhibition is the first of a two-part project inspired by the planned development of Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop’s new international centre for contemporary sculpture. This first stage will examine notions of creative space as being formed by the relationships between individuals, objects and…


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Digital culture is pervasive and ever-evolving. The Alt-w Fund supports experimentation with new media, as both artistic subject and as creative tool. The focus for 2008/09 was to support projects which dynamically engage audiences beyond the traditional screen. The exhibition Reveal/Reset reflects our information-rich…

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