Gabriel Orozco Talks and Events


Panel Discussion with Gabriel Orozco, Briony Fer, Benjamin Buchloh
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Gabriel Orozco in conversation with exhibition curator Professor Briony Fer (UCL) and art historian Professor Benjamin Buchloh (Harvard University).

Geometry and Abjection
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Professor Margaret Iversen (University of Essex) considers the tension in Orozco’s work between the abstract or diagrammatic on the one hand, and the trace or residue on the other.

Welcome Reception for Students
Tuesday 8 October, 6–8pm. Free.
Refreshments served.
The Fruitmarket Gallery welcomes all new and returning students to Edinburgh with this invitation to enjoy the exhibition out of hours. Admission on presentation of a valid student card.



Systems and Movement
Tuesday 15 October, 11am–5pm. Free.
12 places for 14–17 year olds.
Led by artist Kate MacKay, this workshop responds to the exhibition through mark making, animation, painting and sculpture.

Community Group Workshops
Two-hour sessions, in your setting and the Gallery.
Max. 12 places per session.
Take part in artist-led workshops based around the exhibition, the sessions include making, looking at and talking about art.



Audio Tour
Wednesday 25 September, 2–3pm. Free. 10 places.
A tour of the exhibition with assistive listening devices, for visitors who are hard of hearing.

Descriptive Tour
Wednesday 25 September, 6.30–8pm. Free. 10 places.
A tour of the exhibition specifically designed for visually impaired visitors, including detailed descriptions of Gabriel Orozco’s work and practice. Group visits are free and include an introduction to the exhibition. Booking is essential.

Booking is recommended for all events. To book your place call 0131 226 8181 or email


Activity Sheets

We offer a range of resources suggesting creative activities inspired by each exhibition. These include: Learning Through Exhibitions This series helps teachers and community leaders explore the exhibition in the Gallery and back home.

Little Artists
A free activity sheet for families and primary school groups to enjoy the exhibition together. Available in the Gallery.

Free Saturday Tours
Every Saturday at 2pm. Just drop in to take part.




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