In Conversation: Beneath the Surface

Join us at the City Art Centre on 11th January and hear from five of the artists in the Beneath the Surface exhibition as they come together to talk about their work!

In Conversation: Beneath the Surface

About In Conversation: Beneath the Surface

To accompany the 'Beneath the Surface' exhibition at the City Art Centre, Brian Robertson, curator at Zembla Gallery, will chair a discussion among five of the artists in the exhibition: Michael Craik, Eric Cruikshank, Kenneth Dingwall, Alan Johnston and James Lumsden. This is a unique opportunity to hear these contemporary artists come together to talk about their work.

Image: Eric Cruikshank, 'Untitled', 2019. © the artist

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