As he prepares for his Glasgow International solo show at Kelvin Hall, Jessica Ramm – who is also exhibiting during GI – talks to the Glasgow-based artist about authority, control and power, and how his work offsets some of the grandeur of the city’s colonial past.
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Richard Parry was appointed director of the biennial Glasgow International festival in May last year, following a move from Blackpool where he was director/curator at the Grundy Gallery. Chris Sharratt talks to him about the artistic rhythm of Glasgow’s rich and vibrant art scene, and his approach to curating the festival, which is now in its eighth edition.
Four projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions and events in Eastbourne, Glasgow and London.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: punctured funerary portraits in London, intimacy and autonomy in Dundee, wildflower seeds in Glasgow, intimate moving image in Powys, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh stories in Northampton.
For the first in a new series looking at artists who use Instagram as a platform for showing and making work, we explore Glasgow-based artist James St Findlay’s world of digital collage, montage and video.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: An exploration of folklore and the occult at Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance, Faith Ringgold’s painting and quilts at Pippy Houldsworth, London, and a group show exploring Gypsy, Roma and Traveller lives at g39, Cardiff.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: light installation at the Hepworth, Wakefield; sound, video and installation at Chapter, Cardiff; and moving image and photographic works at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea.
Venue:4th Floor, Tontine Building, Glasgow School of Art
From:February 26, 2018
To:February 27, 2018
The volunteer-run gallery, which opened in its current space in Glasgow’s east end two years ago, is to close in May following its Glasgow International exhibition.
Artists and visual art professionals have been expressing their shock and concern over Creative Scotland’s decision to cease its regular funding of Transmission, the artist-run Glasgow gallery that has had key role in the city’s contemporary art scene since 1983.
Creative Scotland has announced the recipients of regular funding for the 2018-21 period, with some big names leaving the portfolio and some new additions including Stills Gallery and the Scottish Contemporary Art Network.
Four Scotland-based filmmakers have been shortlisted for the £10,000 prize named after experimental Scottish filmmaker, with the winner set to be announced at this year’s Glasgow Film Festival.
The director of the Glasgow-based art organisation, which in 2017 celebrated its 10th year, reflects on the achievement of survival in the current funding climate while bemoaning the car crash of contemporary British politics.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an enigmatic nighttime mise-en-scene in London, an installation exploring mental health inequalities across sites in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and large-scale sculptures in Hull.
The first edition under the new direction of Richard Parry will include new works, site-specific commissions, and exhibitions and events across over 70 venues and spaces.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including a Jasper Johns survey at the Royal Academy of Arts, an art/science collaboration in Newcastle and Robyn Denny’s abstract paintings at Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance.
the last part of the interviewing process took place over a month ago. Below are the lovely people who agreed to take part.
Glasgow’s world renowned artist-run gallery has postponed its annual members’ show as its unpaid committee struggles to cope with the time demands of the role.
Market Gallery’s recent Free Market symposium – supported by an a-n Artist Led Bursary – brought together thinkers and doers to discuss issues around ‘cultural resources in crisis’ and was in part informed by the Glasgow gallery’s own precarious situation. Chris Sharratt reports on three days of thinking beyond the usual.
Started the interview process. Talked to Beverly, Amy and Caitlin. A cynicism in relation to the subject became apparent. Some women found it hard to express themselves on the subject and kept on apologising for it. Despite this, there were […]
A blog that documents my artistic progress in producing an experimental animation that deals with the understanding, expectations and experience of some Glaswegians on the subject of romantic love. The project is funded by A-N as part of its professional development funding.
An exhibition at Glasgow Print Studio presents over five decades of prints from the organisation’s archive, and includes work by 52 artists spanning screenprinting, lithograph, etching and much more.
The artist receives a £10,000 commission to produce a new film work, to be premiered at next year’s Glasgow Film Festival.
Artists including Sir Antony Gormley, Martin Boyce, Cornelia Parker and Douglas Gordon have created new works utilising debris from the Glasgow School of Art fire, to be auctioned at Christie’s London to raise funds for the restoration of the art school’s Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed building.
Should Scotland have its own archive of artists’ moving image work, and if so what form should it take and what should be in it? Chris Sharratt reports on a recent Lux Scotland event exploring the feasibility of a ‘distribution collection’ of Scottish works.