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Forgeries – Maria Stoian

Comics artist Maria Stoian dips into autobiographical narrative with her work in progress, Forgeries. Maria explores her relationship with her late father, Alex; traversing his life, illness and death, the process of her own coming out, her grief, and the way art has always tied them together.

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Artist in residence

Out of the Blueprint’s residency programme is now open for applications from young people aged 18-24. We are currently looking for visual artists, illustrators, graphic designers, printmakers or other creative individuals who are interested in the riso print process. Out of the Blueprint recognises the positive value of diversity, and wishes to amplify the voices…

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Exhibition: Joanna Blémont

Meet Joanna Blémont, our latest artist in residence – pictured here in our little residency studio in the Drill Hall, where she’s been working for the past two months. Artist Joanna Blémont dreams up uncanny atmospheres through natural forms and fragments of built environment. Drawing from her own personal dreams and early visual research in psychology,…

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print expo

OPENING SATURDAY 9TH JULY Saturday 9th – Saturday 16th July 2022Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Leith Print Expo is a week-long celebration of print! We’ll throwing the doors wide open and showcasing the best bits from the past 12 months in the Blueprint studio. See the Drill Hall transformed into a huge pop-up market…

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PALS summer scheme

PALS SUMMER SCHEMEMonday 8th – Friday 12th August 20221-5pm each day Applications are now closed and all places have been allocated.If you already submitted an application, please check your email for more information. PALS is a free week-long programme of arts activities for 11-13 year olds at Out of the Blue Drill Hall, featuring: Drawing…

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a public fax forum: new work by Sarah Phelan

Sarah Phelan presents a new body of work created during her time as artist-in-residence at Out of the Blueprint.

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Easter comic club

We’re running a 3-day comic club in the Easter holidays for ages 10-13. Each day will be filled with fun comic-making activities with real-life comic artists Malcy and HAM, with the chance to print comics and artwork using our exciting riso printer in the Blueprint studio. Places are free, and you can book your child’s…

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A Time and a Place

12 March – 23 April 2022 Out of the Blue Drill HallMonday-Saturday, 10am-5pmFREE Our resident artist Gemma Gorton presents a new body of work created during her time in the riso studio. Capturing the changing colours of her Edinburgh home, Gemma’s work gives a glimpse of a quiet city of street scenes, public parks and under-explored nooks through dawn, dusk and twilight. …

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Feed Your Head: explorative machine printing

​ Open Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm4th Feb – 5 March 2022FREE Our ​latest ​artist-in-residence Ot Pascoe presents work created through her explorative machine printing in the riso studio. ​Drawing on her screenprinting practise, ​Ot’s work​​ use​s​ elements of photography augmented with meticulous collage cut-outs and photocopier manipulation to create wobbly, trippy and playful prints​ of altered realities​.…

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Out now: Walk Don’t Walk

It’s finally here! Walk Don’t Walk is a real book in the real world. This has been a mammoth task, and of course it took much longer than we expected, but we’re thrilled to announce that Walk Don’t Walk is OUT NOW. Walk Don’t Walk is a collection of diverse new work by some of…