#61 - March 2021 Editorial


A short introduction
Timothea Armour
#61 - May 2021 Review

A Public Class: Radical Pub Crawl

Timothea Armour goes on a virtual pub crawl hosted by artist Ruth Ewan and Cooper Gallery, Dundee
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#61 - May 2021 Reflection

Things, tunnels, traces, thoughts: Part One

A momentary gathering of words by Tom Jeffreys in response to new work by Stephanie Mann
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#61 - May 2021 Camara Taylor X SBWN


On 29 November 2020 Camara Taylor and Tako Taal met to talk about ‘the cold’: a condensation of their conversation is offered here.
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#61 - May 2021 Interview

Ethical Portraits

Helen Charman talks to Hatty Nestor about her new book
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#61 - April 2021 Review

They lay on the floor like starfish

Ben Nicholson looks into Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival 2021, Thu 29 Apr-Mon 3 May
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#61 - April 2021 Interview

Transforming Limitation

Caitlin Quinlan talks to Daniella Shreir, editor of Another Gaze, about the new irregular streaming platform, Another Screen
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#61 - April 2021 Letters

tangents: letters on Etel Adnan PART THREE

Katy Lewis Hood and Maria Sledmere correspond
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#61 - April 2021 Letters

tangents: letters on Etel Adnan PART TWO

Katy Lewis Hood and Maria Sledmere correspond
Etel Adnan
#61 - April 2021 Letters

tangents: letters on Etel Adnan PART ONE

Katy Lewis Hood and Maria Sledmere correspond
#61 - April 2021 Interview

The Coming Bad Days

Anahit Behrooz talks to Sarah Bernstein about her debut novel
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#61 - April 2021 Review

Jukebox Jive

Neil Cooper listens in to An Optimism Class: A Jukebox of People Trying to Change the World
Antes do Lembrar
#61 - April 2021 Interview

‘Where did you emerge? What are the creatures like?’

Rhian Williams speaks to Ane Lopez about this year’s Femspectives programme
#61 - April 2021 Review


Fiona Glen reads a new collection, published this week. Quinn Latimer, Laure Prouvost, Charlotte Prodger and Fatema Abdoolcarim are among the 30 contributors
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#61 - April 2021 MAP Editions

SECOND EDITION of the Self-Illuminating Pen by Sarah Tripp

Following the success of this writer’s notebook, we are delighted to announce a reprint with new cover artwork by Ciara Phillips
#61 - April 2021 Review

microbursts by Elizabeth Reeder & Amanda Thomson

A review by Loll Jung
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#61 - April 2021 Review

Life Without Air

Grace Linden reviews Daisy Lafarge’s collection of poetry
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#2 - May 2005

Minimal Decay

Minimalist artist Helio Oiticica died in 1980 and has been celebrated by major galleries across the world since. Richard Williams searches out his work in the Brazilian jungle, but discovers it struggling to survive
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#46 - September 2018 Review

‘To repeat this circle’

Rediscovering Margaret Tait at 100: Sarah Neely reports on three important exhibitions. 
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#5 - January 2006 Review

Selective Memory: Scotland and Venice, and Echo Echo

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh 8 December 2005–6 March 2006 and Collective Gallery, Edinburgh 8 December 2005–29 January 2006 
Nina Power
#44 - May 2018 Essay

Soft Coercion, the City and the Recorded Female Voice

by Nina Power
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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
#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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#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
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#7 - September 2006 Review

Jacqueline Donachie and Darren Monckton: Tomorrow Belongs to Me

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#11 Autumn - September 2007 Review

Books: between two deaths

Edited by Ellen Blumenstein and Felix Ensslin English Edition ISBN 978-3-775-2003-8 £24.99
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#15 Autumn - September 2008

Andreas Dobler: Uncertain Scenes

Steven Cairns examines the fundamentals of painting in the work of Andreas Dobler
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#1 - February 2005 Review

Orbus, Ellen Gallagher

The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, 11 Dec 2004-13 Feb 2005
#18 Summer - June 2009

Commission: Martin Boyce

The artist presents archival material related to new work for this year’s Venice Biennale 
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#12 Winter - November 2007

Interview: Linder

Linder Sterling has collaborated with Jon Savage on The Secret Public, designed record sleeves for Buzzcocks and performed with her band Ludus at the acienda covered in meat and wearing a dildo. This year she resides over several exhibitions, performances and publications
#20 Winter - November 2009

Report: The Rise of Art Publishing

Artist-led publishing is on the increase, stimulating a growing number of both DIY and institutional publishing events. Kit Hammonds investigates
#11 Autumn - September 2007

Commission: Donald Urquhart

The artist known for his party attitude and black and white style, Donald Urquhart brings FOUR WOMEN out of his personal archive and creates a set of drawings, with accompanying text, especially for this issue of MAP
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#2 - May 2005

Diary: George Wyllie

Sculptor George Wylie takes the MAP diary on a Cosmic Voyage
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#14 Summer - June 2008

Emerging: Ann Bowman

Hollywood to Glasgow, this young American artist explores fantasy and glamour with a sharp film-maker’s eye
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#11 Autumn - September 2007 Review

Three for Society

2 June–27 July 2007, 303 Gallery, New York
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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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#5 - January 2006

Where in the world do art and science meet?

Almost 50 years after CP Snow’s famous ‘Two Cultures’ lecture, are art and science still worlds apart? Julian Kiverstein explores a question of compatability
#28 - May 2013

In the Shadow of the Hand : Object 6a

‘Woman Crawling On Hands And Knees’ Virginia Hutchison responds to Sarah Forrest in the sixth segment of their project ‘In the Shadow of the Hand’. The collaboration can be witnessed on MAP as it unfolds
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#57 - June 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY Part 3: the agreement

by Holly Pester
#37 - July 2016

Notes on The Miraculous at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop [1]

Peter Amoore expands on ‘The Miraculous’ at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. Essay published as part of ‘Footnoting the Archive: Endnotes’. Includes comments by Raphael Rubinstein.
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#22 - June 2010

Pablo Helguera: The Unanswerable

Karen Archey interviews New York-based artist & writer Pablo Helguera Pablo Helguera, ‘The School of Panamerican Unrest’, 2003-ongoing
#20 Winter - November 2009 Review

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ‘Dune’: An exhibition of a film of a book that never was

17 September–25 October, 2009, The Drawing Room, London
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#20 Winter - November 2009

Emerging: Corin Sworn

Isla Leaver-Yap examines radical narratives in Corin Sworn’s practice
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#17 Spring - March 2009

But to Go Back

Jenny Brownrigg looks at the meaning of monuments and memory in the work of Croatian artist David Maljkovic
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#23 Autumn - September 2010

Hans Ulrich Obrist interviews Emily Wardill

Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist talks to Emily Wardill about her enigmatic film work
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#12 Winter - November 2007

Obituary: Steven Campbell

Artist, born 19 March 1953, died 15 August 2007
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#24 - November 2010

S1 Artspace

S1 Artspace Curator Louise Hutchinson discusses the history of S1’s gallery and studios and the move to a new venue
#24 - November 2010

Editorial MAP 24

Daily Sun
#55 - January 2020 Journal


Artist Nicola Murray found herself bamboozled in Florida at the end of last year.
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#12 Winter - November 2007

Remarks: Three Spaces

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#5 - January 2006 Review

Jessica Stockholder

Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense 23 September 2005–5 February 2006
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#9 - March 2007 Review

The Story of Art

Ernst Gombrich, Phaidon Pocket Edition, reprint 2006, £12.95