Final Centenary celebration for Eddie’s Birthday with new creative works from The Second Life grants. Join us in raising a glass to Eddie, and in celebrating the new voices that have responded to his fantastic legacy.
To celebrate Edwin Morgan’s 101st Birthday the Edwin Morgan Trust will be ending the Centenary with a Scotland-wide Celebration. Partners the Fruitmarket (Edinburgh), Eden Court (Inverness) and new Glasgow bar Bonjour will be hosting a variety showcase featuring The Second Life artists sharing their works. Join us in marking the end of this eventful year with new voices from around the country sharing in the joy of Edwin Morgan.
LINEUP (with links to their work for The Second Life):
the Fruitmarket (Hosted by Iain Morrison):
Sequoia Barnes, Esther Swift, Nazia Mohammad, Lucy Cash & Luke Pell with Gerard Bell, Sekai Machache, Holly Summerson, Robbie MacLeòid and Clementine E Burnley.
Eden Court (Hosted by Seona McClintock):
Jenny Johnstone, Beldina Odenyo/Heir of The Cursed, LBGTI+ elder Kay reading an Edwin Morgan poem and Gaelic reading of Edwin Morgan’s poetry translated by Robbie MacLeòid by his brother, Callum.
Bonjour Glasgow (Hosted by Siân McIntyre):
Anjeli Caderamanpulle, Adrien Howard, Helen Charman, Vlad Butucea, Ishbel McFarlane and Edwin Morgan Trustees and friends David Kinloch, James McGonigal, Robyn Marsack and Hamish Whyte.
Luke Brady, Andrés Ordorica, Sasha Saben Callaghan, Camara Taylor and Ink Asher Hemp were unable to join us, but please take a look at their fabulous works too!
Thanks to Eden Court, the Fruitmarket, Bonjour Glasgow and their tech teams. Special thanks to Creative Scotland and The Saltire Society for supporting The Second Life grants.