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eBook, Primate Cinema: Apes as Family

Rachel Mayeri

06/08/2012 – 16/04/2013

Primate Cinema: Apes as Family, is published in August 2012 to coincide with the exhibition of Rachel Mayeri's installation at Edinburgh College of Art and The Making of Primate Cinema being screened at Edinburgh Zoo as part of the Edinburgh Art Festival 2012.

The publication is available in traditional print (£2 +£1 P&P) and as an eBook in a number of formats.

Primate Cinema: Apes as Family features essays by Matthew Fuller and Rob La Frenais and the print/.pdf version is fully illustrated throughout.

Please download our free eBook version of Primate Cinema: Apes as Family.  It has the identical content as the printed version of this publication.

We are supplying two electronic book versions to download:


  • .epub format (open standard for most devices including iphone, ipad, Android phones, Kobo, Sony and Nook readers)
  • .mobi format for Kindle readers

You can also read the epub version on your desktop comptuer using various browser plugins or other applications, or download the .pdf

Please note that the formatting has been optimised for reading in colour on an apple or android device, but should work well in other
formats too.To download the file and start reading:

On iphones, ipads and android devices:

First install some eReader software. 

  • On iphones and ipads, ibooks is most commonly used and is free. 
  • On android try the free FBReader or other app if you prefer.

Then visit the URL of the .epub file using your device.

On Kindle eReaders

  • Visit the URL of the .mobi file on your kindle.
  • OR, save the file from the .mobi URL onto your desktop computer and follow the instructions here.

This eBook is DRM-free - you may copy and redistribute the eBook as you like.

Tell us what you think

This is the first eBook The Arts Catalyst has release and we would be grateful if you would fill in our short online survey to help us develop our digital publishing strategy.  As a little thank you we have included a small incentive - we'll be giving away a couple of copies of Primate Cinema: Apes as Family in print.

Other traditional books published by The Arts Catalyst are listed in our online Bookshop.

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