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Festival show puts students in spotlight   

​​​​​​​Thought-provoking installations feature in a show of Masters students’ work at this year’s Edinburgh College of Art Festival Exhibition.

Running until 19 August, the showcase includes work from postgraduate artists and designers studying art, illustration and interdisciplinary creative practices.

The exhibition is part of the Edinburgh Art Festival.

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Intricate artwork

Student Huai Ya Lin’s delicate artwork Speak Like Rain is inspired by author Karen Blixen’s memoir Out of Africa.

She has meticulously crafted prose to create ribbons that flow from the ceiling for visitors to walk through.

In Illustration, Hannah Chumbley’s work reflects her personal experiences. Her delicate lines and textures are inspired by her natural surroundings.

Provocative installations

Stephanie McGowan’s sculpture named Space to Speak uses everyday materials in unexpected ways to create an impact.

She has stretched and twisted plastic bags against ladders, bright blue cans of paint and buckets to highlight their disposable nature.

Elsewhere, Jody Jiao’s final project recreates the sounds and sensations experienced in the womb.

Musical showcase

As part of Edinburgh College of Art’s festival exhibitions, graduating music students will showcase their new compositions at a concert in St Cecilia’s Hall on Friday 24 August.

The event is free and available to book via Eventbrite.

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