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#55 - February 2020 MAP Event

you, there, are you there? | MAP at Glasgow Film Festival 2020

Wednesday, 4 March, 6pm. CCA Cinema. A programme of short film, artist moving image and performance curated by Rosie Roberts and including work by Rhea Storr, Jessica Higgins, Alex Culshaw and Alison Scott
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#55 - February 2020

Hashtag: No More Boring Art

Artist and poet Annie Runkel remembers John Baldessari and teases the life out of boredom
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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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#55 - January 2020 Journal


Artist Nicola Murray found herself bamboozled in Florida at the end of last year.
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#55 - January 2020 Review

12 Hour Non-State Parade

Angeliki Roussou attended the Cooper Gallery’s marathon symposium in Dundee at the end of last year and found it ‘…surgically curated, perfectly executed, homely and inclusive’. Read more of her report here
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#55 - January 2020 Review

Anna Maria Maiolino

Maria Howard responds to this extraordinary Brazilian artist’s retrospective, Making Love Revolutionary, at the Whitechapel Gallery, London until 12 January 2020
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#24 - December 2019 From the archive

Gray Matters

To celebrate the brilliant life and work of Alasdair Gray, who died on 29 December 2019, we republish an article from 2010 by Neil Mulholland that examines the life’s work of the Glasgow artist/writer who chronicled, in words and pictures, the city and the lives of his friends through the lens of a startlingly unique imagination
#13 Spring - December 2019 From the archive

Commission: Alasdair Gray

To commemorate the life of Alasdair Gray, we also republish his MAP commission. “As he prepares for his Glasgow International solo exhibition at Sorcha Dallas, artist and celebrated author of Lanark, Alasdair Gray publishes for the first time his Prologue to The Tragedy of Faust” MAP, Spring Issue, 2008
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#54 - December 2019

The Pleasure of Expense

‘This exhibition… portrays both an ideological time-gone-by and a tableau of our emerging present.’ Ken Neil reviews the recent exhibition by Jasmina Cibic at the Cooper Gallery, Dundee
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#54 - December 2019

Announcing three new MAP editors

Reviews Editor duo joined by Commissioning Editor
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#54 - December 2019

(Be)longing by Daniella Valz Gen

A poetic document on Valz Gen’s embodied landscape interventions which examine the act of burial as a way to reflect on the migrant body. This is the final invited contribution in response to the Penetrate: Translate series
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#54 - December 2019

Mini interview with Bhanu Kapil

Is psychosis particulate? Does it turn the air a light pink, a tint like yellow? Catalina Barroso-Luque asks writer Bhanu Kapil about psychosis, performance, public versus private. We are delighted to publish this short correspondence as part of Penetrate: Translate, a MAP reading group
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#54 - December 2019


A new text by Dolores Dorantes. Translated by Catalina Barroso-Luque
#54 - December 2019

Can Loneliness Perform a Politics?

‘To be alone. Together. To not brush the feeling of loneliness off. To not console. To not ask to be consoled. To not mask our difference… To not try to make the other one of us.’ Catalina Barroso-Luque reflects on her project Penetrate: Translate—an exercise in the political practice of being lonely together. Four texts celebrate the conclusion of the eponymous five session reading group
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#54 - December 2019 Poetry

Meld / Blueprint

A selection of poems, taken from the publication by Judith Hagan, Jessica Higgins & Rebecca Wilcox, written in September 2019 at The Bower, Brunswick Park, Camberwell
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#54 - December 2019 Review

Hanging Out

Artist Moving Image Festival, LUX Scotland at Tramway, Glasgow, 16/17 November 2019. Review by Cicely Farrer
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#14 Summer - June 2008 Review

Books: Uncle Chop Chop

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#10 - June 2007 Review

Music: Bauhaus: Reviewed 1919–1933

Reviewed 1919–1933 LTM £10
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#1 - February 2005 Review

Dan Flavin

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, 3 Oct 2004-9 Jan 2005
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#44 - April 2018 Review

GI reviews and responses

First in a series of reviews and responses to Glasgow International 2018 presentations, Ruth Barker writes on Linder at Glasgow Women’s Library, Celluar World group show at GoMA, and Michelle Hannah’s Keener at The Savings Bank 
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#24 - November 2010


Angus Farquhar, creative director of Glasgow-based public art agency NVA, looks to secure the future of the abandoned, yet inspirational, St Peter’s Seminary
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#53 - September 2019 New writing series


Three texts by Sarah Rose. “I remember the score Native by composer Pauline Oliveros which instructs us to, ‘Take a walk at night. Walk so silently that the bottom of your feet become ears.’”
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#2 - May 2005 Review

Stop, Look, Listen

The Meffan, Forfar, 26 March-23 April 
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#11 Autumn - September 2007 Review

FOCUS: 52nd Venice Biennale—Reflections

10 June–21 November 2007, Venice
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#43 - March 2018 Review

Consequences of progress; remnants for the future

Jazmine Linklater on mutability in the works of Ruth Barker and Hannah Leighton-Boyce at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, 9 March - 29 April
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#24 - November 2010

Guy de Cointet

Giles Bailey meets Marie de Brugerolle to talk about the renewed interest in the avant-garde artist’s surreal performances
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#17 Spring - March 2009 Review

Katy Moran

28 November 2008–16 February 2009, Mima, Middlesbrough
#29 - August 2013

The Designated Area

A short story by Sean Ashton
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#19 Autumn - September 2009

Remarks: Read-Out! Read-In!

Faith Wilding and Kate Davis are working towards a two-woman discursive exhibition project with CCA, Glasgow, entitled ‘The Long Loch: How Do We Go On From Here?’, commissioned for Glasgow international, April 2010 
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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
#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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#23 Autumn - September 2010

Kelly Nipper: Composing Movements

Joanna Fiduccia explores a practice that reconnects movement with myth
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#13 Spring - March 2008

Remarks: New Biennial

Francis McKee on his last Glasgow International
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#17 Spring - March 2009 Review

Expanded Cinema: The Live Record

6 December 2008, BFI Southbank, London
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#37 - October 2016

Geomancing Digital Material / Reading the MAP Archive Oracularly

Holly Pester introduces a series of ‘magical correspondences’ with MAP’s archive of past issues and content. Each instalment will be a projection that stories imagined potential from the archive data
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#3 - August 2005 Review

Books: Neal Beggs MoveSideWays

Essays by Huitorel, McLaren & Wright, published by Isthme éditions, 2004
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#39 - June 2017 MAP Project

Others got wings for flying

MAP commission 2017 by Megan Rooney, curated by Louise Briggs
#6 - April 2006 Review

Books: Black Box/Chambre Noire

Catalogue for William Kentridge exhibition, published by Deutsche Guggenheim, 2006
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#46 - August 2018 Review

The skin is an organ

Sam Playford-Greenwell on ECZEMA!, written and directed by Maria Fusco as part of The National Theatre of Wales’ NHS70 Festival
#23 Autumn - September 2010 Review

The Potosí Principle

12 May–6 September 2010, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
#8 - November 2006

On the Map 2006

A new directory of artists, curators and galleries in Scotland 
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#15 Autumn - September 2008 Review

Music: 17

Bill Drummond www.beautiful-books.co.uk ISBN 9781905636266
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#6 - April 2006 Review

Gary Rough

Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, 1 April–6 May 2006 
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#48 - November 2018 Essay

a weakness for raisins

Ahead of an exhibition of Ester Krumbachová’s films and archive at CCA, Francis Mckee introduces the life and work of this key figure in Czech New Wave cinema
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#20 Winter - November 2009 Review

Artists with PhDs

Edited by James Elkins, New Academia Press, 2009, £17, ISBN 978-0-98 18654-5-4
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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
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#7 - September 2006

Diary: Theatre of Dreams

Patrick Semple reports from the terraces at this year’s Art Cup in remote Huntly, Aberdeenshire
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#37 - February 2016


Lyndsay Mann
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#35 - August 2015

How to Fake Your Own Death

The characters in this text are fictitious and any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. Essay film by Suzanne van der Lingen
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#5 - January 2006

Back Page: Kim Gordon

Kim Gordon, sound artist and founder member of Sonic Youth, on art and music 
#38 - January 2017

Listen up! The best art & philosophy is on YouTube 4shure

MAP presented Gillian Wylde’s ‘Will internets eat brain’ for Glasgow Film Festival 2017, Friday 24 February, 6-7.30, CCA cinema, Glasgow
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#18 Summer - June 2009 Review

Daniel Roth

21 March–25 April, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam