Dundee's Ignite festival 2012 showcases theatre, contemporary art and dance

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  • 16 April 2012
Dundee's Ignite festival 2012 showcases theatre, contemporary art and dance

Courtesy Scott Myles and Sonia Rosso, Turin

Featuring Jon McGregor, Scott Myles and Boris Gerrets

In Fife and Tayside, May’s Ignite 2012 is encouraging creative types to make their way to Dundee and the surrounding areas. Running from 17-27 May, the festival provides a showcase of theatre, contemporary art, museums and dance. Highlights of the 10-day festival include Dundee’s Brightest: the DJCAD Degree Show, Man Booker prize nominee Jon McGregor doing an hour-long performance of his work, the first major UK solo show for the Dundee-born and educated artist Scott Myles, marking 15 years since he graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, an exhibition of Boris Gerrets’ award-winning experimental documentary, People I Could Have Been and Maybe Am, as well as performances at Dundee Rep.

Ignite Dundee

A series of events in and around Dundee aimed at drawing visitors to Dundee and raising the city's profile with theatre, music and art, including Duncan of Jordanstone College's Art & Design degree show. 2017 programme highlights include Victorian beer tasting and textile exhibitions from Kalamkari.

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