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neil robertson

The French Institute in Scotland
has a library in Edinburgh - and
a much more lively programme too!

http://www.ifecosse.org.uk/

neil robertson

The Edinburgh Festival programme
published this week has quite an
Eastern European/Venezuelan feel
to it (unfortunately for the BC):

http://www.eif.co.uk/

neil robertson

Interesting comment from Jonathan Mills, new (Australian)Director of the Edinburgh International
Festival on how UK diplomatic
tensions with Russia made his
task more difficult this year:

http://www.sundayherald.com/news/heraldnews/display.var.2174803.0.festival_director_worlds_fragile_diplomatic_climate_may_cause_artistic_difficulties.php

neil robertson

By what right does British Council
decide such matters? Was this post advertised? What lessons have been learned from last year's Venice Biennale? Buy
off critics in The Telegraph?

http://www.britishcouncil.org/home-press-050308-ellis-woodman.pdf

http://www.architekturgalerie.ch/Themen/NewsFromLondon/Daten/Ellis_Woodman%20.pdf

neil robertson

... all these architectural firms are based in London ..
the implication is that the
rest of Britain can't design?

neil robertson

... urban living chosen by BC and Daily Telegraph toff frae
Gordonstoun?! Whatever next!!

http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/59/

neil robertson

http://www.e-architect.co.uk/venice_biennale.htm

neil robertson

Scotland's very first BC design for community life in Venice &
Loch Tay ..... the "crannog"?!

http://www.scran.ac.uk/packs/exhibitions/learning_materials/webs/56/Before.htm

neil robertson

How France does Venice (a reminder): 'petit annonce'
placed by Ms Sophie Calle:

http://www.actuphoto.com/photographie_3513?PHPSESSID=09cd160a326ade24a43c3527190dc41c

neil robertson

Note that Scotland's Minister of Culture has announced a contest
for Scotland's Venice Biennale
event. Result due end of April.

http://www.e-architect.co.uk/venice_biennale.htm

neil robertson

There's also a housing conference
in July 2008 on public space and social cohesion ... anyone for St
Petersburg?! Psst: don't mention
British Council's talking stones.

http://www.enhr.ibf.uu.se/calendar.html

http://www.dass.stir.ac.uk/sections/showsection.php?id=2

neil robertson

Scotland's input to Venice will not, however, be cut-off from
the city in Britain's Pavilion

http://www.britishcouncil.org/biennale/pages/venice_biennale.html

http://www.biennale-schabus.at/images/downloads/biennale_krasny_engl.pdf

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