In Edinburgh, Talbot Rice is presently displaying a trio of exhibitions (till 18 Feb). Qiu Zhijie’s collection of ink work accompany an atmospheric set up that evokes an archaeological dig, whereas Nira Pereg’s video work Patriarchs explores the contentious Hebron pilgrimage web site Al-Haram Al-Ibrahimi, or the Cave of Machpelah, and Lara Favaretto presents large-scale sculptural installations.
At Fruitmarket, Andrew Gannon’s exhibition Impressions (from 10 Dec) reframes ‘the probabilities and goal of human prosthetics’ by means of a collection of sculptures forged from the artist’s personal arm. Reverse, Metropolis Artwork Centre is exhibiting Glean: Early twentieth Century ladies filmmakers and photographers in Scotland, curated by Jenny Brownrigg, in addition to two extra exhibitions of the works of photographers Paul Duke (till 19 Feb) and Ron O’Donnell (till 5 Mar).
Opening 3 December, Collective presents a brand new exhibition by artist-curator Katherine Ka Yi Liu 廖加怡 as a part of their Satellites Programme. neither the West nor the East is usually a determinate location is a multisensory set up which interrogates and challenges the Western, Eurocentric frameworks which have been imposed on Hong Kong by means of textual content works, handmade paper, discovered objects, scents, ceramic sculptures and silver casts.
In Glasgow, on the CCA, Roger Palmer’s exhibition The Tooth of Historical past (till 23 Dec) options new images and work largely created through the 2020 lockdowns. Close by, Glasgow College of Artwork Exhibitions current a solo present by Mhairi Killin, On Sonorous Seas (till 17 Dec), in collaboration with Fergus Corridor, Tom deMajo, Miek Zwamborn and Susie Leiper. On Sonorous Seas is open to the general public till 17 December. At iota, Flipside by Robert McNeil reveals a lighter and extra humorous aspect to his portray observe, which has beforehand centered on selling consciousness of violence and genocide around the globe. The exhibition opens 3 December, and continues till 17 December.
In Dundee, curator and artist Cat Dunn presents Bacchanal – Le We Be Free (till 4 Feb), on the Lamb Gallery, College of Dundee. The exhibition centres on a drum created by artist Ashanti Harris for a current efficiency, together with artworks and archival materials referring to carnivals within the Caribbean and in Dundee.