#58 - June 2020 Editorial


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#58 - August 2020 MAP Project

Part 5: The Self-Illuminating Pen

Sarah Tripp concludes her letter series with: Dear Alice. ‘This is a story about what I let go of and what I took hold of.’
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#58 - August 2020 Essay

Demystification Through Participation

Theo Carnegy-Tan considers Ruth Beale’s call to engage, belong, and re-common the commons
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#58 - August 2020 Review

Curatorial Bondage

A lack of faith in the solo show leaves The Making of Husbands: Christina Ramberg In Dialogue bound and tied, writes Jamie Limond
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#58 - August 2020 MAP Project

Part 4: The Self-Illuminating Pen

With. The penultimate letter in this series by Sarah Tripp. ‘I don’t play a person or a wooden bee.’
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#58 - August 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY: on recipes, part i

a project in two parts from Rebecca May Johnson
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#58 - August 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY: on recipes, part ii

orchestrated by Rebecca May Johnson, Edwina Attlee, Jen Calleja, Huw Lemmey, Nina Mingya Powles and Rebecca Tamás make Reiz Kugel
#58 - July 2020 Poetry


After TAKO TAAL: a 5 poem series by Alycia Pirmohamed
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#58 - July 2020 Review

‘Some things–by which I mean everything’

Timothea Armour takes a look at Heather Phillipson’s first monograph, published by Prestel, July 2020
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#58 - July 2020 MAP Project

Part 3: The Self-Illuminating Pen

Sarah Tripp’s letter series continues with The Glue Ear. ‘For a long time my ears were nobody’s concern.’
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#58 - July 2020 Through Motion

Revisiting ‘Dancing With Myself’

Ahead of presenting new work by Debi Banerjee as part of the current programming strand ‘Through Motion’, we take a moment to look back at Debi’s project ‘Dancing With Myself’ in the MAP archive
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#58 - July 2020 MAP Project

Part 2: The Self-Illuminating Pen

The-Here-And-Now-Word. ‘What turns out to be astonishing is the way this pen illuminates one word at a time.’ Sarah Tripp continues to write deep into the dark.
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#58 - July 2020 Women Painting: Scottish Art 1940-1980


The final part of a four part poetic response by Valerie Norris to ‘The Bitter Cup’ by Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan
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#58 - July 2020 Conversation


Hannah James responds to a year in conversation with artist Rosie O’Grady
#58 - July 2020 MAP Project

Part 1: The Self-Illuminating Pen by Sarah Tripp

Part 1 of a 5 part series. Sarah Tripp shines light on words past midnight in her ‘letters to the editor’ alongside video representations in collaboration with Isobel Lutz-Smith. Free pamphlet available
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#58 - July 2020 Review

farewell, Art: Imagining a Hospitable Planetary Future

Angeliki Roussou reflects on ‘farewell, Art’, a project by Bureau d’études commissioned by Rhubaba, Edinburgh
#58 - July 2020 Women Painting: Scottish Art 1940-1980


The third in a four part poetic response by Valerie Norris to ‘The Bitter Cup’ by Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan
#4 - December 2005 Review

British Art Show 6

Baltic, Gateshead 24 September 2005–8 January 2006 
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#11 Autumn - September 2007 Review

Skylar Haskard

12–30 June 2007, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
#20 Winter - November 2009

Artists of Course Are a Completely Foreign Species

Elizabeth Neilson views the work of Henry Coombes, an artist flirting with class, family ties and narrative on the boundary between mainstream and artist films
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#31 - February 2014

Lucy Reynolds: Talks

Glasgow School of Art, Friday Event at the Glasgow Film Theatre, 11am—12:30pm, 14 February 2014 | Edinburgh College of Art, Friday Talk, Main Lecture Theatre, 11.30am—1pm, 28 March 2014 
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#43 - April 2018

Prison Landscapes

An excerpt from Hatty Nestor’s forthcoming book on portraits of the incarcerated
#4 - December 2005 Review

Mark Dion

South London Gallery, London 9 September-30 October; Firstsite, Colchester 5 November-10 December; The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston 12 January-14 March, 2006 
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#16 Winter - November 2008 Review

Alex Pollard

11 October–2 November, 2008, Whitechapel Project Space, London
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#26 - November 2012

Lucy Stein and Manuela Gernedel share thoughts on Carole Gibbons as inspiration

Three women painters have shared a common address. Two have a conversation embracing their muse, home, practices, generation and serendipity 
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#53 - September 2019 New writing series

The Residency: Part 2

James N. Hutchinson’s narrative continues. ‘I stand for a moment and glance around. I can’t see a car. Where could the third child be?’
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#45 - July 2018 Review

Chapter Nine

The ninth instalment of Out of Office Auto-Reply by Alberta Whittle
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#37 - December 2016

The bits of ourselves we leave behind

An essay in fragments by Sarah Neely, with extracts from the archive of Margaret Tait
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#37 - April 2016


A footnote by Suzanne van der Lingen, re-published in March 2019 as part of Issue #49, Couldn’t we just bee?
#8 - November 2006

On the Map 2006

A new directory of artists, curators and galleries in Scotland 
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#48 - December 2018 Column

Gardenlust #3: Holly, Ivy, Hellebore, Pine

A monthly column by Isabella Streffen
#20 Winter - November 2009 Review

The Enlightenments

Various dates, August–October, 2009, Various venues, Edinburgh
#4 - December 2005 Review

Jim Lambie—Byrds

The Modern Institute, Glasgow 7 October-11 November, 2005 
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#20 Winter - November 2009 Review

Deimantas Narkevicius

1 October–29 November, 2009, BFI, London
#13 Spring - March 2008

Back Page: Donelle Woolford

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#13 Spring - March 2008 Review

Gabriel Kuri

17 November 2007–26 January 2008, Esther Schipper, Berlin
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#18 Summer - June 2009

Report: Rediscoveries & De-marginalisations

Chris Sharp delves into the practices of artists whose reputations have been lost & now found
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#10 - June 2007

Aernout Mik: Deadlock

Barry Schwabsky examines the truths behind the video work of renowned Netherlands artist Aernout Mik and wonders just how close we all are to being extras in one of his videos
#4 - December 2005 Review

Roderick Buchanan

Camden Arts Centre, London 23 September-13 November, 2005 
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#16 Winter - November 2008

Remarks: Moot Moves

Tom Godfrey, one of four artist/directors of Nottingham’s Moot organisation is excited about new prospects opened up by the occupation of new premises. 
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#37 - July 2016

The Weight of History

Victoria Horne considers ‘Weight’, a video work by Kate Davis. Essay published as part of ‘Footnoting the Archive: Endnotes’
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#23 Autumn - September 2010

Report: Art of Survival

In this two-part report, Paddy Johnson examines the day-to day survival of commercial and mixed-economy art organisations in New York, while Jennifer Thatcher assesses the new conditions fully-funded UK spaces now face
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#26 - November 2012

Bogie from the Bridge

Roman Signer transmits from the river. Alice Bain picks up (and is translated from English to German)
#37 - January 2016


57 texts from ‘edits-while-u-wait’: the free editing service for artists’ writings aimed at exploring the role of the editor in contemporary art. Introduction by Claire Walsh
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#41 - October 2017 Review

This Drove My Mother Up The Wall

Susan Finlay reviews Katharina Grosse at South London Gallery, 28 September - 3 December 
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#10 - June 2007 Review


Morag Keil, 3 March–14 April, Grimm Fine Art 14 / Lucy Stein, 3 March–14 April, Galerie Martin van Zomeren / Sue Tompkins, 3 March–7 April, Galerie Diana Stigter
#2 - May 2005

Judgement Day: Plants, Politics and Art

Francis McKee digs into the politics of seeds, GM and ownership, uncovering the evolving open source software of Simon Yuill and Chad McCail which seeks to challenge the state we’re in
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#1 - February 2005 Review

Camilla Løw

Sutton Lane, London, 26 Nov- 21 Dec 2004
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#47 - October 2018 Review

Electric Speech

Emma Balkind reviews Telephone by Ariana Reines, published by Wonder
#21 Spring - March 2010 Review

Urban Stories: The X Baltic Triennial of International Art

25 September–22 November 2009, Various venues, Vilnius
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#13 Spring - March 2008

Residency: Nick Evans

Sarah Smith talks to Nick Evans about his work at home and away
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#54 - November 2019 Review

The Twin

Esther Draycott responds to the Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art 2019. 4 October to 24 November