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#70 - December 2023 Poetry

‘…saudades is an overrated word, simple to translate’

Two poems by filmmaker and writer Ali Sargent
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#70 - December 2023 Review

re-routing, rooting, writing

Lucy Rose Cunningham examines the idea of change through recent works exploring gardens
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#70 - December 2023 Review

Parallel Play

Jenny Wu reviews Ligia Lewis’s exhibition study now steady at the Center for Art, Research and Alliances (CARA), New York
#70 - December 2023 Review

Radio Talk

Rebecca Wilcox takes to the air with Glasgow’s Radiophrenia
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#70 - November 2023 Reflection

‘Only the mineral remains’

A commentary by writer, researcher and activist Keir Milburn in response to Andrew Black’s Margaret Tait Commission film, ‘On Clogger Lane’
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#50 - April 2019 Daily instalment

A typeface narrative on the Ñ and its infected tilde

In 22 parts, one episode was added to the story every weekday throughout April 2019. This narrative by Catalina Barroso-Luque has now concluded and can be read in full.
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#49 - March 2019

I was a Humandwolf

Alec Finlay writes on Project Wolf - a performative ecological strategy in which human wolves reanimate the role of lost predators
#39 - July 2017 Review

For Now / Six Propositions

Elizabeth Reeder responds to a series of performances by Siobhan Davies Dance company at Tramway
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#67 - March 2023 Review

as rivers flow and cities blossom

Guilherme Vilhena Martins reviews an exhibition in Hamburg by Leith-based Camila Ospina Gaitán and friend Juan Ricaurte Riveros
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#55 - February 2020 Review

She says, my body contains blood baths. How will you care for it?

A response by Kiah Endelman Music to Louise Ahl’s Hevi Metle, a durational performance of six hours, six minutes and six seconds which draws on a feminist approach to alchemy. Made in collaboration with Australian choreographer Angela Goh, Glasgow-based artist Michelle Hannah and including an integrated touch tour by Edinburgh-based Juliana Capes, the work was first seen at Tramway, Glasgow and will be re-presented on 12 February 2020 at Baltic.
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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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#10 - June 2007 Review

Marc Bijl, Gerard Byrne, Valerie Jouve

21 April–23 June 2007, Aliceday, Brussels
#37 - February 2016

K’s Turn

Video by Rallou Panagiotou
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#17 Spring - March 2009

Back Page: ‘Brain 2’, 2009

An encoded broadcast on Channel 21, Citizen’s Band. A script by Nathaniel Mellors 
#24 - November 2010

Editorial MAP 24

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#26 - November 2012

Ivan: A Meditation on Three Objects

An essay in three parts by Perri Mackenzie
#23 Autumn - September 2010

Texts About Tripping Over

by Mick Peter
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#7 - September 2006 Review

Erica Eyres

ROKEBY 17 MAY–20 JUN, 2006, London
#24 - November 2010 Review

Elizabeth McAlpine

26 October–20 November, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
#37 - July 2016

Digital Marginalia

An essay by Annet Dekker exploring digital archival projects. Published as part of ‘Footnoting the Archive: Endnotes’
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#43 - March 2018 Review

a new thread, wayward

Rebecca Wilcox responds to Virginia Woolf: an exhibition inspired by her writings at Tate St Ives, 10 February - 29 April
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#12 Winter - November 2007

Emerging: Ruth Ewan

Ruth Hedges catches up with Ruth Ewan as her latest work hits London’s streets
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#18 Summer - June 2009 Review

Jonathan Horowitz

22 February–14 September, P.S.1, New York
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#37 - April 2016

Voicing the Archive

An installation of readings from MAP’s archive at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop and Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
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#16 Winter - November 2008 Review

John Latham

2 October–8 November, 2008, Flat Time House, London
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#56 - May 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY May Day Parade: Clause ii

terra firma/terra infirma by Lola Olufemi
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#21 Spring - March 2010 Review

Stephen Willats

14 November 2009–16 January 2010, Balice Hertling, Paris
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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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#50 - July 2019 Documentation


Thinking about air, fire, smoke, volcanoes and immateriality with The Enquiry
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#16 Winter - November 2008

Emerging: Phoebe Unwin

Rebecca Geldard discovers a savvy painter whose clever balance of good and bad taste is propelling her towards success
#4 - December 2005 Review

British Art Show 6

Baltic, Gateshead 24 September 2005–8 January 2006 
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#22 - June 2010 Review

James Welling: Glass House

New York 24 March–24 April, 2010, David Zwirner
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#67 - January 2023 SALT on MAP

tomatoes at lunch time with a line of salt on top

Glasgow food writer Sean Wai Keung responds with a delectable text to work in SALT, a year long project curated by Art Walk Projects, Portobello
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#22 - June 2010 Review

Marina Abramović

14 March–31 May, 2010, MoMA, New York
#23 Autumn - September 2010

Response: Bullshit and Art’s ‘Discursive Turn’

Sean Ashton responds to Joanna Fiduccia’s provocative report on bullshit in MAP #22    
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#18 Summer - June 2009 Review

Michael Roy

27 March–14 April, The Now Museum, Glasgow
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#15 Autumn - September 2008

Duncan Campbell: Telling Stories

Ken Neil examines the existentialist core of Duncan Campbell’s prize-winning new film ‘Bernadette’
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#25 - July 2011

Mladen Stilinović Bookmaker and Sign Painter

Mary Rinebold re-examines the socio-political contexts of the pioneering bookmaker and artist  
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#9 - March 2007 Review

Ettie Spencer

November 2006–January 2007, Taigh Chearsabhagh, North Uist
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#8 - November 2006 Review

Neal Tait: Now is the Discount of our Winter Tents

15 September–21 October 2006, White Cube, London
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#1 - February 2005


Tim Abrahams reports on art world activity