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.
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Thanks to capital funding from a special regeneration fund, Glasgow’s Telfer Gallery has relocated to a new space in the city’s East End as part of the soon to open Many Studios complex. Chris Sharratt finds out more.
Speaking at a Glasgow Film Festival event on producing artists’ moving image in Scotland, Turner Prize nominee Luke Fowler has called for the creation of a cinema dedicated to artists’ work and experimental film.
Artist Jonathan Monk crosses the boundaries between art and football by creating unique giveaway for Partick Thistle fans.
Artist Ellie Harrison’s year-long Glasgow Effect project has attracted widespread outrage on social media and in the national press, with many accusing her of ‘poverty tourism’. Julie McCalden makes a case for a more nuanced response to the project and argues the case for more, not less, public funding for the arts.
There’s heap of washing to do, the Christmas tree and decs are dumped on the spare room bed still, the dogs have left a trail of mud through from the garden and my kitchen table is piled high with tools and […]
Ellie Harrison’s year-long Glasgow Effect project, which will see her only doing work within the Greater Glasgow area throughout 2016, has attracted a barrage of criticism on social media and articles in the local and national press. Chris Sharratt reports on the artist’s and project funder Creative Scotland’s response.
There’s been plenty for new BALTIC director to celebrate in 2015, from bringing the Turner Prize to Glasgow while head of Tramway, to becoming the Gateshead venue’s first female director. Sarah Munro reflects on a “rollercoaster” of a year and a new job that makes her “tingle with excitement”.
Situated on a rubble-strewn plot opposite Glasgow’s Tramway, Pollokshields Playhouse is opening its gates for film screenings in a shipping container, storytelling and soup made over an open fire. Richard Taylor visits the Albert Drive site to hear more about this community project.
US artist Jon Rubin designs limited edition football scarf, free to the first 2000 fans through turnstiles at next home game.
This year’s engage International Conference in Glasgow focused on young people working with art and artists, with a remit to explore the gallery as a school, the importance of cross-disciplinary engagement, and the ethics of peer-led practice. But, as Moira Jeffrey reports, much of the lively and challenging discussion was wide-ranging and off script.
Last week, the Creative Industries Federation hosted its first event in Scotland at the newly refurbished Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Richard Taylor unpicks some of the topics discussed during the evening’s panel discussion.
This year’s Turner Prize exhibition features work by Assemble, Bonnie Camplin, Janice Kerbel and Nicole Wermers, and is showing in Scotland for the first time in its 31-year history. Chris Sharratt reports from Glasgow.
The Shock of Victory exhibition at Glasgow’s CCA brings together artists from Scotland, Northern Ireland, Greece and Palestine to explore artistic responses to the post-referendum climate and broader political realities. Chris Sharratt finds out more from three of those involved.
This weekend at the fourth edition of Tramway’s Artists’ Moving Image Festival in Glasgow, Transmission Gallery presents the Film Open 2015 – a new touring programme of 20 films from five artists’ support networks in the UK.
Date:September 20, 2015 at 12:00 PM
David Shrigley’s new mascot for Glasgow football club Partick Thistle, launched at the club’s ground yesterday, has been causing a bit of a Twitter storm. Chris Sharratt reports.
Glasgow arts venue The Arches, a key venue in the city for 25 years, has gone into administration following a decision by Glasgow Licensing Board to curtail its licensed hours.
This bank holiday weekend sees Glasgow awash with exhibitions and events in artists’ homes as part of the second annual Openhouse Art Festival, while at the opposite end of the country Brighton’s artists are also opening their doors.
The Edinburgh-based artist talks about how 12 months of residencies in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Abroath have led to a solo exhibition at Glasgow School of Art which uses film, audio and performance to explore the limits of her body as a material.
In Glasgow, wandering around Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery and the Burrell Collection, “Angel’s Nightie” was never far from my mind. In fact it was pressing down on me with many urgent questions requiring answers. Back in Eastbourne, before leaving […]
It’s been the Easter school holidays. That’s one of my excuses for not blogging lately, but that doesn’t mean that work on my projects hasn’t been almost constant. On the 25th March I travelled up to Glasgow by coach with […]
Nominations for the 2015 Turner Prize, which this year takes place at Tramway, Glasgow, are open until 13 April.
These maps describe our synchronised listening experiences. We’re used to listening and then vocalising an immediate interpretation of a place together with groups but this exercise allowed us to listen and map in silence. We’d done some exploration of various […]
This weeks tutorial was particularly helpful – given that I had spent some time before it thinking how I didn’t feel I had too much to say for myself. It is now week 5 in the calendar, so a third […]