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Come to the show!

cyanotypes - Athens - work in progress
Originally uploaded by MadeleineS.
Next week is a pretty crazy one for me - as well as the judging an amateur photo competition and sharing a stall at the new and eagerly awaited Earthy Craft Market, my collection of new cyanotypes goes into a gallery.

From 5 November to 24 December you can see the all twelve Lace Studies and first two of the the Stones of Athens series. I'm particularly pleased with the latter as I've managed to combine my passion for photography with my love of textiles. The picture shows one of these in the planning stage. Come to RM Art at 51 St Stephen's Street, Edinburgh from next weekend to see the finished work.

Powers of Ten Picnic

To celebrate the iconic short film Powers of Ten made by Ray and Charles Eames you are invited to participate in a recreation of the picnic in the opening scene and in the creation of a communal art work representing scale in the universe and the effect of adding another zero. You can see the film Powers of Ten at intervals throughout the day on the big screen in Festival Square, Edinburgh and all of the BBC's big screens around the UK. Many thanks are due to Simon Whatley of Realise Furniture for making this happen! You  can also see the film at the end of this post but the effect is not the same.

We will gather at 2pm on Sunday 10 October 2010. The meeting place is the area outside The Pavilion Cafe in the Meadows, Melville Drive, Edinburgh. The cafe should be open so you don't have to come laden with picnic food.

Please bring is a 10cm by 10cm square of art work in any medium which can be attached to a board. It should represent your choice of the microscopic world, everyd…