Where do I end and you begin

Where do I end and you begin


As part of the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme, and during the year of Homecoming Scotland, Edinburgh Art Festival in partnership with City Art Centre presents a major international exhibition of contemporary art selected by five curators from Commonwealth countries.

Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12pm - 5pm

Who is this for? - All
Dates: 1 August 2014 - 19 October 2014
Cost: Free

Taking its title from a work by Indian artist, Shilpa Gupta, the exhibition invites perspectives from across the Commonwealth to explore and interrogate the ideas, ideals and myths which underpin notions of community, common-wealth, and the commons.

Through new and recent work by over 20 international artists, Where do I end and you begin considers what it means to join ‘common’ with ‘wealth’, reflecting on the notion of The Commonwealth as a problematic historical and contemporary construct and offering international perspectives on the range of associations which common-wealth evokes, from the challenge of ‘being in common’ in a truly global world, to ideas of the common good, common land, public ownership and alternative exchange systems.

Edinburgh Art Festival is proud to be working with international partners across the Commonwealth on the development of this major enterprise, including the British Council, Creative New Zealand; Dunedin Public Art Gallery; South Africa - United Kingdom Seasons 2014 & 2015; Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg; Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi and other partners in Canada, India, New Zealand and UK.


Image: detail from Shilpa Gupta, Where Do I End and You Begin, 2012, neon


Spotlight Tours

Saturdays, 11am
Thursdays, 3pm
Tuesdays, 3pm
Explore the exhibitions with the help of City Art Centre’s Visitor Assistants. Each time there will be a different tour relating to our varied exhibitions. There is no need to book our tours, and they are free. Please meet at reception.
A portable loop system is available to amplify the speaker. The fm loop system is compatible with hearing aids with a T-switch and can be used with headphones.