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by mirja
Thu Jul 09, 2009 4:08 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: TK Group Show
Replies: 29
Views: 9339

Re: TK Group Show

ok, i see if i can do it.
am fighting against the clock...
otherwise i'll just pass on the show this time
by mirja
Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:01 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: TK Group Show
Replies: 29
Views: 9339

Re: TK Group Show

ehm, im leaving for finland on saturday so wont be around when the group show goes up, but if i have a piece or two, could someone be kind and install? i try to keep it small and easy...
oh , popped in the other day, the floor looks amazing!!!
good work, i know it was not easy...
by mirja
Fri Jun 26, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

ok, hwere would that be
by mirja
Fri Jun 26, 2009 1:58 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

Mike thats great.
found out they have a pickup point in longstone, thats much closer.

did the rest of the stuff arrive, anybody know?
by mirja
Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:56 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

Thats fantastic.
We should be sorted then!
I can pick you up from forest in the morning? what time?
by mirja
Fri Jun 26, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

ok, this is getting URGENT, no responses to this yet... We need somebody with a CARD NUMBER to go to pick up the machine with me monday morning. I will drive, but they need to register a card at the time of the rental for security reasons. There will not be a charge on this card. No card, no rental....
by mirja
Wed Jun 24, 2009 8:12 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

it should say on the tin how much its supposed to cover, and with this stuff we might be fine without slashing on extra layers, but just whats recommended, so it should last better than the stuff we used in the gallery ( and that was less than 5 l). but we should check on the tin and eyeball the spa...
by mirja
Tue Jun 23, 2009 1:56 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

just some thoughts here, painting might not be a good idea with the sanding, as the dust tends to stick to the paint as its drying... you will end up with a load of gunk. So monday, tuesday maybe to concentrate on the rest of the kitchen renovations. also, the work in the kitchen has to cease on wed...
by mirja
Mon Jun 22, 2009 11:20 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

Ok, more details. About the machine rental, -the cheapest deal is with BASICALLY Tool Hire, they are in Dalkeith. ( £50 +VAT + the belts and paper we use, for 2 days /2 machines total. This is way cheaper than the other outfits in town) Its no problem, I can drive, but I suggest that we rent 10am mo...
by mirja
Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:58 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

This stuff we will be using is waterborne and ultrafast drying.
Recoating time is 2-3 hours,
and the varnish should be perfectly dry for the cafe to open by the morning 2nd of July.
by mirja
Wed Jun 17, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

Here's a check list and short run-through of the sanding, FYI.
Particularly, if you have not done it before and are wondering whatall is involved.

It's 5 min of reading and guaranteed HOURS of fun.
by mirja
Wed Jun 17, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

eh, we'll add £30 for the sandpapers and disks. they will be charged in the end of the sanding.
That'll be all.
by mirja
Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: august to march booking slots
Replies: 21
Views: 8328

Re: august to march booking slots

OK, I don't think the locking in is actually supposed to happen, its just imaginary thing... but I emailed the guy and he does not think it a good idea to do rushed job, he thinks it would be nicer to prepare... so i will put him in for next year on one of those week-long suitcase slots. He does thi...
by mirja
Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:59 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

oh and renting the machines...
to rent on sunday means we have to pay for the whole weekend.
my suggestion is to rent the sanders on monday and tuesday and be strategic about it, and
varnish wednesday. thats our cheapest option.
could work..?
by mirja
Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:54 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

good news,
i just sourced pro quality high-traffic water based (!!) varnish
and found one outfit that sells it in bulk.
I think we are in business.
Its really fast drying ( 2-3 hours)
by mirja
Tue Jun 16, 2009 6:15 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 12377

Re: floor sanding cafe yeahhhhh !!!!

Hi, i'm preparing a list for the stuff we need for this ( and sourcing it) and wrote a little how-to just to run through in my mind how to do this and how long it might take realistically. Will get them to Tove.

This will be soooo good to do!!!!!
by mirja
Tue Jun 16, 2009 6:08 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: august to march booking slots
Replies: 21
Views: 8328

Re: august to march booking slots

hi , sent you all a proposal for this week by email...let me know what you think, it could be printed and hung tomorrow morning. although i really like this one and it could hang even longer for my money...
by mirja
Thu May 28, 2009 10:11 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 11294

Re: A new meeting!

Hi emi, there are links above on my mail of 5th may.

the muralists personal work is featured on the italian website, and she runs the muralist organization in brooklyn, ny.
by mirja
Thu May 28, 2009 9:01 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: VA meeting 28/05/09
Replies: 2
Views: 2503

Re: VA meeting 28/05/09

yes i think we might plan the floor job so that it will happen, where to get the lacquer stuff, equipment etc also i have some stuff ...again... to run by and, we could discuss if we are going to plan ahead the next festival - pro's and cons? other... funding plans..? ( i.e. should we send around th...
by mirja
Sun May 17, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 11294

Re: A new meeting!

hi all, my suss of the mural project is: i'm getting a general feel that there is some support for this. The muralist ( not from london but new york) is in italy now but she will be in contact after 8th june or so when back from her trip. She does want to do this, she likes the idea that no money is...
by mirja
Thu May 07, 2009 11:14 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 11294

Re: A new meeting!

ahhh...whats pming?
by mirja
Thu May 07, 2009 9:52 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 11294

Re: A new meeting!

OK, i was not aware of the A0 project is destined for that wall, it has not been discussed much in the vis.com.meetings, so i have been ignorant... This designer that contacted us has a pretty long track record and she is interested in an exhibition, im not sure if she is interested in the hallway s...
by mirja
Thu May 07, 2009 9:29 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: The Gallery Calendar
Replies: 128
Views: 52488

Re: The Gallery Calendar

TK 19 is black box theatre and Giuliana Sommantico, film and foto show.
by mirja
Tue May 05, 2009 11:16 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 11294

Re: A new meeting!

so, sorry, i did not make clear - hers is basically a plan for line design, so its very doable, and we would take it on ourselves to have an 'action day'... a ;workshop' or such, and get this done together... thats part of the idea... she will not be there, but there can be other works of hers possi...
by mirja
Tue May 05, 2009 11:07 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 11294

Re: A new meeting!

Hi all, I've been putting out calls for 'long-distance' artwork for the gallery and got contacted by a muralist from New York. She runs a community/activist muralist workshop and works around US and world. She was suggesting a mural as an exhibition piece, she would supply a design or work with us o...
by mirja
Tue May 05, 2009 10:35 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: The Gallery Calendar
Replies: 128
Views: 52488

Re: The Gallery Calendar

yep, except 30nov-2 jan is a 5 week show.
by mirja
Tue May 05, 2009 2:13 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: The Gallery Calendar
Replies: 128
Views: 52488

Re: The Gallery Calendar

hmmm, This is where some of the suitcase stuff might be handy If we divvy, beginning the september, the year into four week slots, there is one week between sept and oct (27th-4th) extra... 27th dec-to 3rs jan is extra... a week between march and april ( 28th-4th) also, and one between june and july...
by mirja
Tue May 05, 2009 11:49 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: The Gallery Calendar
Replies: 128
Views: 52488

Re: The Gallery Calendar

Also... forgot when we were supposed to do more of the scheduling...
I need to run by you some more stuff...
by mirja
Tue May 05, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: The Gallery Calendar
Replies: 128
Views: 52488

Re: The Gallery Calendar

I thought the wolfman was TK18 and Giuliana-the-filmwoman and theatre was TK19, just before the suitcase business. no matter anywhich way. If you - Martin? - figure out the days with the blackbox theatre, i can then let Giuli know her dates around that. I think her dates are more flexible, as she is...
by mirja
Thu Apr 23, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: jan to may booking slots
Replies: 47
Views: 14972

Re: jan to may booking slots

HI guys, not having the suitcase stuff there untill TK20, thats the only thing scheduled for Suitcase series at the moment. Will be glad to schedule some more in in the next meeting. so TK13 could be fine for the current no-show. alternatively - that time would be ideal for me to work on the floor o...
by mirja
Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: festival 2009
Replies: 40
Views: 17227

Re: festival 2009

'm back again, the fringe is expensive

about the garry guy, that would be for TK20.
Is the theatre group still interested?
by mirja
Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:26 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: opportunity for funding
Replies: 13
Views: 6340

Re: opportunity for funding

yep it might be good to look at this on the action day but id it going to go ahead?

there would be these 2 things - to figure out the website, and to take a look at this...

mirja
by mirja
Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:21 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: September stuff
Replies: 130
Views: 42210

Re: September stuff

three weeks feels right for me too,
but if consensus is one month, thats fine

mirja
by mirja
Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:36 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: festival 2009
Replies: 40
Views: 17227

Re: festival 2009

sorry, reading the posts again, i might be late with the eaf info...
ugh.

is there any other promo material that is going citywide about our august programme?

do we put info to the fringe catalogue?
they do have art section i think as well
by mirja
Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:31 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: festival 2009
Replies: 40
Views: 17227

Re: festival 2009

HI Guys, the Garry guy came tuesday to see the space. Brought some catalogues of the last work as well. Just got a mail from him and he is keen to deliver the project, I will have it with me in the next meeting. We were talking about his show for one of the festival offerings, and i think it would b...
by mirja
Tue Mar 17, 2009 8:37 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: opportunity for funding
Replies: 13
Views: 6340

Re: opportunity for funding

pass it past hwat?

we can make a case based on past record ( busy exhibition schedule) +
the plans to offer longer time for artist and be able to support them more in terms of materials and equipment so that they can take more challenging work in the gallery ?
by mirja
Sun Mar 15, 2009 2:13 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: new forest web site
Replies: 17
Views: 6117

Re: new forest web site

not a problem of the forest being the main page, and the events coming up there , just where i can find the totalkunst stuff. there is such a natural flow through the whole place once you get there, i.e. it does not need explaining how it works once you are there. the web of course does not relate t...
by mirja
Sun Mar 15, 2009 1:09 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: new forest web site
Replies: 17
Views: 6117

Re: new forest web site

looks good although i find it still confusing as to- the forest/totalkunst relationship is confusing - this comes from the main forest page. its not clear there, what the forest is ( artspace?) and what is totalkunst then? It says that forest runs a gallery, but is also itself 'an artspace'... its n...
by mirja
Sun Mar 15, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: LIST for posting posters
Replies: 8
Views: 3192

Re: LIST for posting posters

i guess i was thinking about 2 places, dancebase and the Lot which is a music venue/cafe/restaurant, because they are next to each other. there is a place in the lot to leave stuff. however i went to dancebase and asked if they would take leaflets or posters and they replied that sadly they are allo...
by mirja
Sun Mar 15, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: opportunity for funding
Replies: 13
Views: 6340

Re: opportunity for funding

yep this looks really good.
there are 2 deadlines coming up, which one should we go for
the april one is coming up really fast for me
by mirja
Sat Mar 14, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: 'Suitcase Series'
Replies: 8
Views: 3281

Re: 'Suitcase Series'

eh, more... I've been having an unexpectedly lively, on some occasions in-your-face correspondence with interested people, and some quite bizarre inquiries, so i have put together two stock letters to send out, i'm attaching them here just for general FYI. Please let me know if I have taken artistic...
by mirja
Sat Mar 14, 2009 11:59 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: 'Suitcase Series'
Replies: 8
Views: 3281

a bit urgent...

HI guys, proposals are starting to come in and there are some really nice ones, but there is one guy that just contacted me and its a bit urgent. i think this proposal would be great for the space, but it also might be a fantastic one for the open night thingy at the festival, as it involves opening...
by mirja
Wed Mar 11, 2009 4:20 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: open submission festival (TK09)
Replies: 12
Views: 4001

Re: open submission festival (TK09)

Hi guys,
just wondering...
where is this call going?
i have not posted it anywhere, i do not know where it was put out last year,
but i'm not sure if we agreed in the meeting on where it is going and who is going to post it...
just wanting to make sure its out early enough...!
by mirja
Tue Mar 10, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: 'Suitcase Series'
Replies: 8
Views: 3281

Re: 'Suitcase Series'

update,
have received inquiries for this from all around the world, about 30 so far
have sent out more info, so hopefully we would get 3-4 doable ones out of this.
that would be good for a year...
we'll see, i'll keep you posted
by mirja
Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:50 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: gallery things that may need to be done
Replies: 11
Views: 4197

Re: gallery things that may need to be done

yes,
i so agree about the TK13 - lets sand and varnish that floor!
It'll be the last nail in the coffin of the occasional bongo drummer
by mirja
Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:41 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: LIST for posting posters
Replies: 8
Views: 3192

Re: LIST for posting posters

UPDATED LIST: Main reading library art library at the main library University main library newington library/gallery Leith School of art eca ( 2-3 a couple of places - wee red, cafe etc?) Studio buildings: Wasps (how many?) Art's Comple/Meadowbank Sculpture Workshop OOTB Bongo club cafe/gallery Prin...
by mirja
Wed Mar 04, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: open submission festival (TK09)
Replies: 12
Views: 4001

Re: open submission festival (TK09)

OK guys, here's an amended version: Artists! do you want to display your work or hold an event in a central gallery location during the edinburgh festival? TK is currently looking for submissions to consider for short exhibitions during August. We will this year hold 4 one-week shows with each throw...
by mirja
Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:36 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: LIST for posting posters
Replies: 8
Views: 3192

LIST for posting posters

Main reading library art library newington library/gallery eca ( a couple of places - wee red, cafe etc?) Studio buildings: wasps others? Sculpture Workshop OOTB Bongo club cafe/gallery Print house Dovecot The Lot/Dance base cafe Galleries: City gallery Stills Collective Fruitmarket other museums/ga...
by mirja
Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:09 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: open submission festival (TK09)
Replies: 12
Views: 4001

Re: open submission festival (TK09)

and perhaps this as well:

'For further information please see our submission guidelines:

http://www.theforest.org.uk/submissions/submissions/

Please send your submissions to:

totalkunstsubmissions@yahoo.co.uk '
by mirja
Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:01 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: open submission festival (TK09)
Replies: 12
Views: 4001

Re: open submission festival (TK09)

oh forgot...
"please mention in your submission 'for the TK09' ".

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