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 Sat 29 Jun – Sat 5 Oct 2019

#Thresholdartspace @HorsecrossPerth

For the first time in a public gallery setting see a selection of Marlene Millar’s artist’s films spanning 30 years of her creative practice. Traverse Marlene’s cinematic world with those constantly on the move who star in her documentaries, essays and installations as in Pilgrimage– the poetically acclaimed short dance film in our museum collection. Navigate the unchartered terrain of lost memory and dementia through Fallen– Horsecross Arts new commission and museum acquisition

Curated by Iliyana Nedkova. Produced by Horsecross Arts, the artist and curator for Threshold artspace. In partnership with Danns-Ed, University of Edinburgh, Perth Film Society, Craigie Choir, Goat Media, Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland. Supported by Canada Council for the Arts and CALQ Quebec Council for the Arts



DATE: 1 May – 1 July 2019
VENUES: Threshold artspace, Perth Concert Hall and off-site across Scotland  Hosted by Iliyana Nedkova, Marlene undertook an artist’s residency at Threshold artspace while connecting with fellow artists and audiences across Perth and Scotland. The residency largely informed the exhibition preview, the new Horsecross Arts commission and the survey exhibition at the artspace.



Marlene was joined by her long-term Canadian collaborator Philip Szporer and delivered an artist’s talk about the award-winning dance films produced by their creative company Mouvement Perpetuel as part of the 2019 edition of Screen.Dance – Scotland’s festival of dance on screen held at Threshold artspace and Joan Knight Studio, Perth Theatre. Enjoy the festival live recording of the talk (Part 1) and (Part 2 and Q&A) 


DATE: 8 Jun 2019, 7pm
VENUE: Netherbow Theatre at Edinburgh’s Scottish Storytelling Centre


BOOK: All booking details here 

Watch a selection of Marlene’s Migration series of dance films – which also feature in her first solo exhibition at Threshold artspace – for one night only on the big screen as part of Edinburgh’s mini-festival of percussive dance. Followed by a post-show Q&A with Marlene, Iliyana and special guests Sandy Silva and Nic Gareiss.



DATE: 29 Jun 2019, 3pm
VENUES: Threshold artspace, Perth Concert Hall, Norie Miller Studio and Gannochy Auditorium, Perth Concert Hall

Live music, dance, poetry, films, cake and conversations. Free, non ticketed.

See a selection of works by the multi-award-winning Canadian artist Marlene Millar on the big screen for one day only hosted by Iliyana Nedkova of Horsecross Arts. Each couplet of films is followed by a live performance and a Q&A with Marlene joined by our special guests Danns-Ed, Gitta Wigro, Jim Mackintosh, Debra Salem and Craigie Choir. 



DATE: You choose anytime between 1 July – 5 Oct 2019, 11.30am or 5pm

VENUE: Meet at Glassrooms Café, Perth Concert Hall

BOOK: in advance by contacting Iliyana Nedkova at

£5 including refreshments

Join our popular exhibition guided tours with Iliyana Nedkova, Horsecross Arts Creative Director of Contemporary Art, and for the first time with members of Perth Film Society. Choose from Coffee, Croissant and Art 11.30am-1pm or Wine, Olives and Art 5-6.30pm. No prior experience of contemporary art or animation filmmaking required. Enjoy a 10% discount for all our Collect + Support limited editions at any of our guided tours.



Exhibition preview invitation card 

Exhibition poster

Exhibition map (coming soon)

Read More journal for critical writing (coming soon)

Other Info
Sat 29 Jun: 3:00pm
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Mon 1 Jul: 10:00am
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Sat 5 Oct: 6:00pm
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