#58 - June 2020 Editorial


Lissywollen Accommodation Direct Provision Centre Athlone 2013
#58 - June 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY: Asylum Archive

a conversation between Vukašin Nedeljković and Lily Ní Dhomhnaill
#58 - July 2020 MAP Project

The Self-Illuminating Pen by Sarah Tripp. Part 1: Make Your Own Guitar

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
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#58 - July 2020 Essay

Compositional Insurgencies

Sarah Messerschmidt shares thoughts on Shade Théret’s choreographic practice
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#58 - July 2020 Women Painting: Scottish Art 1940-1980


The second in a four part poetic response by Valerie Norris to ‘The Bitter Cup’ by Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan
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#58 - June 2020 SCREENING

Solastalgic Soliloquy

MAP screens a new film by Ayla Dmyterko, with an accompanying text by Ranjana Thapalyal
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#57 - June 2020 Women Painting: Scottish Art 1940-1980


The first of a four part poetic response by Valerie Norris to ‘The Bitter Cup’ by Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan
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#57 - June 2020 Recollections

Dot, dot, dot, space, space, space

Maria Blom revisits three repetitive acts: encountering Magic Block: Contemporary Art from Chile, Rachel Lowe’s film A Letter to an Unknown Person no. 2 and Ceal Floyer’s audio work ‘Til I Get It Right
#57 - June 2020 Interview

Pictorial Critique

Madeleine Pollard interviews New York based artist and illustrator Pamela Sztybel
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#57 - June 2020 Mathew Parkin Chronicle


The final instalment of a four part chronicle by Mathew Parkin, foraging queerness and rurality in recent artist moving image
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#57 - June 2020 Conversation

SQIFFLIX: Queer community online

Through a series of WhatsApp conversations artists Rachel Sharpe and Andrw Houston (two queers in lockdown) discuss clones, politics, vengeful vampiric werewolves and say thank you to SQIFF for providing a platform for them to continue to connect.
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#57 - June 2020 Recollections

Within Four Walls

Myriam Mouflih re-watches Jumana Manna’s A Magical Substance Flows Into Me, 2016
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#57 - June 2020 Review

Every film screening, its own kind of love affair

Kaya Erdinç reviews Masha Tupitsyn’s latest book Picture Cycle, Semiotext(e)
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#57 - June 2020 Review


Clare Patterson reads ‘Grove’ by Esther Kinsky, Fitzcarraldo Editions, April 2020
#57 - June 2020 Review

‘Liquiform Murmurs’

Nisha Ramayya explores Vahni Capildeo’s invitations in Odyssey Calling, Sad Press, 2020
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#57 - June 2020 Review

Romance in what feels like The End

Marie Lopez reviews Elaine Kahn’s latest poetry collection Romance or the End, Soft Skull Press, 2020
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#22 - June 2010

Commission: Jimmie Durham

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#18 Summer - June 2009

Remarks: Collective Recipes

Palermo-based artist Aleksandra Mir discusses her new book project. 
#24 - November 2010 Review

The Portable John Latham

Edited by Antony Hudek and Athanasios Velios, Occasional Papers in association with Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2010, £12.50,                                                   ISBN 978-0-9562605-5-0
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#40 - September 2017 Review

My Favourite Sister’s Uncle

Colin Herd responds to an exhibition by Charlie Billingham and Zin Taylor at Independent Régence Brussels, 7 September - 7 October
#4 - December 2005 Review

Books: Kate Davis: Partners and Hanneline Visnes: Afterwards, in the blank wood

Published respectively by Sorcha Dallas, October 2005 and Centre for Contemporary Arts, October 2005 
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#18 Summer - June 2009 Review

Agnes Nedregard

4–5 April, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
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#19 Autumn - September 2009

Q&A: Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan

Mona Casey interviews Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan
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#6 - April 2006 Review

Books: Ron Mueck

By Robert Rosenblum, published by Fondation Cartier Pour L’Art Contemporain, 2006 
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#10 - June 2007 Review

Music: Throbbing Gristle

Part Two—The Endless Not £13.95
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#22 - June 2010

Remarks: No Soul for Sale

Massimiliano Gioni reveals ambitions behind the project on artist groups at the Tate, London.
#1 - February 2005

Map Commission: Goya Vs Yoko Ono

‘Goya Vs Yoko Ono’, by Glasgow-based artist Alex Hetherington, is the first MAP commission
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#12 Winter - November 2007 Review

Music: Daniel Johnston: It’s A Beautiful Life

5 September–10 November 2007,, Newcastle
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#13 Spring - March 2008 Review

Luke Fowler & Charlie Hammond

19–24 January 2008, Buccleuch Street, Glasgow
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#2 - May 2005 Review


Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, 2 April-3 July 
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#45 - May 2018 MAP Editions

Do Not Make The

A new publication from MAP comprising 15 hybrid essays. Authors include Lisa Robertson, Joanna Walsh and Kate Briggs
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#21 Spring - March 2010

Residency Silberkuppe

MAP talks to Berlin art space Silberkuppe about space and strategy
#25 - July 2011

The Fruit of Their Actions

Laura Edbrook engages in the psychology of a recent work by artist duo Smith/Stewart
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#42 - February 2018 Review

Physical or Otherwise 

Gwendolen Dupré on the alchemy of Suggestions and Encounters: Physical or Otherwise by Leontios Toumpouris at The Telfer Gallery, Glasgow, 9 February - 4 March 
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#10 - June 2007 Review

Breaking Step

14 March–10 June 2007, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade
#15 Autumn - September 2008 Review

Mark Neville

11 May — 30 September 2008, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute
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#24 - November 2010

Report: Internet Art in the Present Tense

Karen Archey examines the rise, fall and rise of art and information technologies
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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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#11 Autumn - September 2007 Review

Rosalind Nashashibi: Bachelor Machines

Part 1, Scotland and Venice, 10 June–2 November 2007, Palazzo Zenobio, Venice Part 2, Art Statements, 4–8 June 2007, Art Basel
#20 Winter - November 2009 Review

The Enlightenments

Various dates, August–October, 2009, Various venues, Edinburgh
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#38 - January 2017 Review

Materiality cut two ways

Kamini Vellodi reviews the two artist installation, A New Order, at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
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#16 Winter - November 2008 Review

Alex Pollard

11 October–2 November, 2008, Whitechapel Project Space, London
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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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#15 Autumn - September 2008 Review

Chantal Akerman

11 July–14 September 2008, Camden Arts Centre, London
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#19 Autumn - September 2009

Remarks: New Films In The Making

Steven Bode, director of The Film and Video Umbrella discusses the history of the organisation and some upcoming commission. 
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#44 - May 2018 Essay

Soft Coercion, the City and the Recorded Female Voice

by Nina Power
#22 - June 2010

POOL Group: Deriving History from Hindsight

Steven Cairns discovers the humanity in the films of the overlooked POOL Group
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#40 - September 2017 Review


Calum Gardner responds to ‘Showstoppers - Silver Centrepieces’ at Temple Newsam House, Leeds, 13 May - 15 October
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#8 - November 2006 Review

Books: Bread / Take Me With You

Bread, Kate Davis, Sorcha Dallas, Take Me With You, Gary Rough, Sorcha Dallas
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#50 - July 2019 Review

Cecilia Vicuña: A Retrospective

Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, 26 May-10 Nov 2019. Review by William Kherbek