Rachel Magdeburg, one of eight a-n members selected for the a-n Writer Development Programme 2017-18, reviews Glasgow-based artist Michelle Hannah’s multifaceted and dramatic installation at The Savings Bank, presented as part of Glasgow International 2018.
Glasgow International - a-n The Artists Information Company
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.
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.
Richard Parry, currently curator-director of Grundy Art Gallery in Blackpool, has been announced as the new director of the biennial Glasgow International festival.
Sarah McCrory has been appointed director of Goldsmiths’ new gallery of contemporary art, designed by Assemble and set to open to the public in spring 2018.
Five a-n News writers – based in London, Birmingham and Glasgow – pick, in no particular order, their top five exhibitions of the year.
The Glasgow artist Kevin Hutcheson died unexpectedly prior to April’s Glasgow International as he was preparing to open a solo show as part of the festival. Friends and colleagues remember this unassuming master of collage and stalwart of the city’s art scene.
This year’s Glasgow International sprawls across 75 venues, features the work of over 200 international and local artists, and features a curatorial theme focusing on the city’s post-industrial status. Chris Sharratt reports.
The London-based artist Lawrence Lek uses the visual language of computer games to produce site-specific works that simulate real-world environments and create fantasy narratives. His film for Glasgow International sees the Clyde-built QE2 cruise liner sail from Dubai to Scotland to be turned into an extension for the Glasgow School of Art. Chris Sharratt finds out why.
The biennial art festival is aiming to raise funds for a new project and social space for the 2016 edition, with rewards for pledgers including studio visits, limited edition artwork, workshops and behind the scenes tours.
Glasgow International, the biennial festival of local and international contemporary art, has announced highlights of its 2016 programme.
New Glasgow International director Sarah McCrory has stamped her personality on the festival’s programme, but the sixth edition of this biennial with a difference still retains its unique character and sense of place.
The sixth edition of Glasgow International, the biennial festival of contemporary art in Scotland’s biggest city, is the first with new director Sarah McCrory at the helm. On the eve of its public launch, she explains why both laughter and tears are important in art.
The programme for the sixth edition of Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, the first under new Director Sarah McCrory, combines the local and international to create a busy 18 days of contemporary art activity across the city.
The new Director of Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art reflects on her move from Frieze and hopes that Santa can help with the festival’s funding applications.
Glasgow International 2012, Glasgow
20 April – 7 May 2012
After his show for New Work Scotland Programme at Collective Gallery, Edinburgh and before his solo show at Liverpool’s Royal Standard, Oliver Braid shares some thoughts on his career as an artist so far, including ideas on how to make a self-made residency and how to organise your own ‘graduate diary’.
Glasgow’s museums, galleries, streets, bridges and hidden spaces will showcase the work of national and international artists when Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art returns in April 2010, building on the success of the 2008 Festival.
Kristina Johansen reports on her multiple visits to Glasgow International 2008.
Various in Glasgow
4 April 2006 to 5 May 2006
Over 100 artists, contributors and venues will be taking part in Glasgow International 2005, the citys first curated and commissioning festival of contemporary visual arts running 21 April 2 May. Highlights include Tramways hosting of a specially-curated show from […]