This article is from 2007.
David Batchelor, acclaimed exhibitor of multicoloured lights, wants drunken fights at the Edinburgh Art Festival
5 words to describe your show this year
Not dark, not heavy, not deep, not tragic, not sublime.
4 exhibitions you really want to see at the Art Festival
Lygia Clark, Eva Hesse, Hanna Hoch, Mira Schendel.
3 things you love about the Art Festival
Artists and gallerists working with each other; artists and gallerists drinking with each other after working with each other; artists and gallerists fighting with each other after drinking with each other.
2 things you hate about Edinburgh in August
The curfew, the riot police.
1 thing you would change about the UK art scene
Can’t say but it involves discreet quantities of Pulonium-210.
David Batchelor: Unplugged, Talbot Rice Gallery, 650 2210, until 29 Sep, Tue–Sat 10am–5pm, free.