Three Things to See in Edinburgh This Weekend

It’s August, and that means Edinburgh’s festivals kick off. Here are our photo-related picks of things to see


154th Edinburgh International Exhibition of Photography 2016


Three Things to See in Edinburgh This Weekend


One of the most well-regarded and longstanding photographic exhibitions in the country, the Edinburgh International Exhibition of Photography enters its 154th year. The exhibition features a selection of more than 200 prints from all around the world, in a broad selection of photographic genre. The £5 ticket price includes a full colour catalogue of all the images featured.

Until August 28, The Photographic Exhibition Centre, edinburghphotosalon.orgEdinburgh Festival Fringe



Facing the World: Self-Portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei


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An exhibition that spans the history of self-portrait, from the paintings of Rembrandt to the Instagram posts of artist and activist Ai Weiwei, ‘Facing the World’, is part of Edinburgh Art Festival. The collection, encompassing a broad range of artists, explores the role of the image of the self in art and contemporary culture.

Until October 16, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, nationalgalleries.orgEdinburgh Art Festival





b i l d r a u m by Charlotte Bouckaert and Steve Salembier (trailer) from Charlotte Bouckaert on Vimeo.