Christine Borland
Christine Borland

Planting is Caring: Christine Borland at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Title:
In Relation to Linum

Dates:
31 Jul 2021 – 3 Oct 2021

Times:
10:30 - 16:15 Book a time slot

Venue:
Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
20a Inverleith Row
Edinburgh
Edinburgh & the Lothians
EH3 5LR

In an Edinburgh Art Festival 2021 partner exhibition, Turner Prize nominee Christine Borland’s In Relation to Linum at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a multi-disciplinary project featuring watercolours, prints and sculptural pieces exploring the life cycle of flax (Linum usitatissimum) in a further development of the Gardens’ 350-year relationship with the plant. From flax sown at the Garden, to motion-captured planting processes, the exhibition is described as ‘an intimate reconnection with the heritage and future of growing and making practices, and their associations with care’.

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