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