Tue 23 January 2018
As part of the Dreamed Native Ancestry [DNA] programme, join us for Debordering Citizenship, a... more
Photograph of Steel Pulse in 1978
Thu 25 January 2018
As we near the conclusion of Dreamed Native Ancestry (DNA), join us for a discussion and sonic... more
Thu 1 February 2018
Arts Catalyst hosts a conversation with Doina Petrescu, Kathrin Böhm and Tom James to launch their... more
Sat 27 January 2018
The mission ship is ready to leave and continue its journey through geographies and times. Join us... more


Thu 23 November 2017 - Sat 27 January 2018
Mission//Misplaced Memory(Gary Stewart, Trevor Mathison, Zaynab Bunsie)Arts Catalyst presents... more
Graveyard of Lost Species, YoHa and Critical Art Ensemble, 2015, photograph Simon Fowler
Thu 7 July 2016 - Mon 23 July 2018
An ambitious collaborative project and public monument by artists YoHa and Critical Art Ensemble in... more

projects From the archive

Fri 19 May 2017 - Sat 15 July 2017
Arts Catalyst presents two exhibitions and a season of events reflecting on disaster, displacement... more
Fri 24 March 2017 - Sat 22 April 2017
In a month-long exhibition and inquiry, Arts Catalyst looks at artists’ practices that explore the... more
Mirror Dome Room at the Pepsi Pavilion, at Expo ’70, Osaka Japan, Photo Shunk-Kender
Thu 22 September 2016 - Sat 31 December 2016
Arts Catalyst presents 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering Revisited 1966/2016, including a night... more
Thu 30 July 2015 - Sun 30 August 2015
A new commission by Ariel Guzik for Edinburgh Art Festival 2015. ‘Holoturian’ is an underwater... more
Wed 28 June 2017
A workshop to facilitate conversations around artistic and cultural practices that explore and work... more


Fri 26 May 2017 - Mon 30 September 2019
Test Sites is Arts Catalyst’s series of inquiries into matters of concern connected with... more
Sat 3 June 2017 - Mon 30 September 2019
Test Sites is Arts Catalyst’s series of inquiries into matters of concern connected with... more

Recent Projects & Events

Fukushima exclusion zone, Project Fukushima! Film Still by Hikaru Fujii (2011)
Fri 19 May 2017 - Sat 15 July 2017
Project Fukushima! was instigated by musicians Yoshihide Otomo and Michiro Endo, as well as the... more
Fri 19 May 2017 - Sat 15 July 2017
The curatorial collective Don’t Follow the Wind (Chim↑Pom, Kenji Kubota, Eva and Franco Mattes,... more
Performance by Martin O'Brien, Taste of Flesh / Bite Me I'm Yours, 2015
Sat 13 May 2017 - Sun 25 June 2017
Trust Me, I’m an Artist is a group exhibition of nine artists’ works that examine ethical... more
Thu 13 July 2017 - Fri 14 July 2017
Following on from the Fukushima Artists’ Films event, held as part of the season Real Lives Half... more
Sat 8 July 2017
Test Sites is a three-year programme by Arts Catalyst investigating elements of environmental... more
Sat 15 July 2017
On July 15 we invite you to celebrate the closing of our current season Real Lives Half Lives:... more
Wed 19 April 2017
Media history is millions, even billions, of years old, argues media theorist Jussi Parikka. To... more