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#57 - May 2020 Editorial

New Issue: A Flickering in the Store Cupboard

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#57 - June 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY: the agreement

by Holly Pester
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#57 - May 2020 Review

Listen To This

Neil Cooper explores a host of meditations and recent listenings on ‘the impossibility of silence’ unfolding through the past, present and uncertain future
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Attention Economies

William Kherbek attends Glasgow International’s Digital Programme 23 April - 31 May 2020
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#57 - May 2020 Mathew Parkin Chronicle

Cottaging The Hedgerow: Part 2

A four part chronicle by Mathew Parkin, foraging queerness and rurality in recent artist moving image
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#57 - May 2020 Recollections


Maria Howard recalls a train journey, a film and counterfeit memories of collective grief
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Alexander Storey-Gordon tuned into (and out of) the digital programme, 1-3 May 2020
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#57 - May 2020 Recollections


Calum Sutherland reflects on Charlotte Prodger’s ‘SaF05’ and the lions of Venice during a trip to the Biennale in 2019
#57 - May 2020 Mathew Parkin Chronicle

Cottaging The Hedgerow: Part 1

A four part chronicle by Mathew Parkin, foraging queerness and rurality in recent artist moving image
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#57 - May 2020 Review

Different kinds of now

Anna Chapman Parker reads Funny Weather, Art in an Emergency by Olivia Laing, Picador, London 2020
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#57 - May 2020 Review

Why, They Call it Idlewild

Erica Scourti remotely reviews Helen Cammock’s exhibition ‘They Call It Idlewild’ at Wysing Arts Centre, affirming a vision where respecting the human need for downtime is a vital act of care.
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#56 - May 2020 Women Painting: Scottish Art 1940-1980

Flood Tide (Joan Eardley)

by Edwin Morgan
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#56 - May 2020 Women Painting: Scottish Art 1940-1980

Mardi Barrie and her transpositional quest

‘It is not women’s inferiority that has determined their historical insignificance: it is their historical insignificance that has doomed them to inferiority.’ Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex, 1949. Lauren Dyer Amazeen is drawn to the work of this Edinburgh artist
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#56 - May 2020 Women Painting: Scottish Art 1940-1980

she didn’t paint the sea, after Joan Eardley

by Daisy Lafarge
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#56 - May 2020 Women Painting: Scottish Art 1940-1980


Susannah Thompson and Marianne Greated introduce a MAP mini series, part of their recently launched, ongoing project Women Painting: Scottish Art 1940-1980
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#56 - May 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY—May Day Parade: Clause iv

Shirking on Rented Space-Time by Nisha Ramayya
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#56 - May 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY May Day Parade: Clause iii

Vacancy by Caitlín Doherty
#2 - May 2005


A round-up of journeys, events and spaces. Contact Jess Dolan with details of new projects, residencies or opportunities.
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#11 Autumn - September 2007

Tony Swain: Concrete Planes

Isla Leaver-Yap visits Tony Swain’s studio in Glasgow and finds him among stacks of yellowing newsprint reworking 20th century techniques towards uncharted landscapes
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#11 Autumn - September 2007 Review

Jen DeNike

2 June–21 July 2007, Site Gallery, Sheffield
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#5 - January 2006 Review

Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing

Published by Phaidon, 2005, ISBN 0714845450
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#14 Summer - June 2008 Review

Chris Marker

25 February–5 April 2008, Galerie de France, Paris
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#42 - January 2018 Review


Dominik Czechowski reviews Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys 1967-2017 at UB Art Galleries, New York, 7 September - 31 December 2017, touring to the Des Moines Art Center, Iowa, 17 February - 13 May 2018
#13 Spring - March 2008

Wilhelm Sasnal: Deluxe Punk

‘You are telling me things, but what do you actually mean by that? Whats your point? Lukasz Ronduda digs deep into the work of Polish artist Wilhelm Sasnal
#16 Winter - November 2008 Review

On Knowledge Production: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art

Maria Hlavajova, Jill Winder, Binna Choi (eds.) £20
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#41 - November 2017 Review

Asymmetrical Response

Philomena Epps reviews a collaborative exhibition by Cory Arcangel and Olia Lialina at Art Projects Ibiza, 20 June - 16 December 2017
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#52 - September 2019 Column

Gardenlust #10: The Slug Murderers

A monthly column by Isabella Streffen
#22 - June 2010

Fiona Mackay, Morag Keil and Manuela Gernedel: 84 Paintings

Barry Schwabsky talks to Fiona Mackay, Morag Keil and Manuela Gernedel about their unique collaboration
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#48 - February 2019 Essay

Hated Sexuality and Pinochet Porn

Georgia Horgan writes about the work of the late Ellen Cantor and this uncompromising artist’s take on the role of the ‘straight’ woman.
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#17 Spring - March 2009

Back In To It

Darren Rhymes puts words together with new ‘Write Ups’ made for these pages by Sue Tompkins, an artist known for her performance and works on paper
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#16 Winter - November 2008 Review

Ryoji Ikeda, Nuit Blanche 4/5 October, Tour Montparnasse

11 October 2008–12 January 2009 Le Laboratoire, Paris  
#37 - January 2016

edits-while-u-wait: Video Documentation

Video documentation of the second session of edits-while-u-wait, April 2015, ESW
#21 Spring - March 2010

Emerging: Adrien Missika

Aoife Rosenmeyer examines the past and present modernities at work in Missika’s images
#24 - November 2010

Emerging: Audrey Reynolds

Gemma Sharpe probes the mixing of incidental and appropriated materials in Audrey Reynolds’ paintings and installations
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#32 - November 2014


Essay by Suzanne van der Lingen
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#48 - December 2018 Short Story


First in a series of dark fairy tales by Ester Krumbachová, published in conjunction with the exhibition and film programme of the Czech artist’s work at CCA Glasgow, 7 December 2018 - 27 January 2019
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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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#38 - January 2017 Review

Once you cut off your braid, where do you reattach it?

Tereza Hrušková reviews the exhibition ’33 – ’29 – ’36 at UM Gallery, Prague, until 25 February  
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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.’”
#30 - November 2013

Black Space Down

A new text by Stephanie Mann
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#11 Autumn - September 2007 Review

Books: After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art

Eleanor Heartney, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princnthal, Sue Scott ISBN 978-3-7913-3732-6 £25
#48 - January 2019 Journal

Handwritten personal details on a deck of fluorescent green playing cards

Second in a series of research texts by Gordon Douglas reporting on encounters with collaborative practice in Japan
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#22 - June 2010

End Note: Gerard Byrne

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#21 Spring - March 2010 Review

Stephen Willats

14 November 2009–16 January 2010, Balice Hertling, Paris
#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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#51 - July 2019 Interview series

Part 1: ‘Matter as a Hope of Finding Some Answers.’

A short MAP season dedicated to a series of interviews between Eastern European national participants at the 58th Biennale di Venezia and artist writers Manca Bajec and Isobel Wohl. Introducing the project, Bajec and Wohl are in conversation with writer/filmmaker Juliet Jacques.
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#3 - August 2005

Diary: Nicola Atkinson Davidson

Nicola Atkinson Davidson writes from Los Angeles as she opens the final installment of her ‘Black Suitcase from Karachi’
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#18 Summer - June 2009

Remarks: New Commission for Threshold

In his first solo show in the UK, Igor Krenz creates new work for Threshold artspace’s permanent collection. Here, he talks about the commission ‘Circles and Squares’ and his YouTube Mix. 
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#2 - May 2005

Studio: Lotte Glob

In search of the working habits of Scottish artists, writer Ruth Hedges and photographer Luke Watson head north to meet sculptor Lotte Glob
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#7 - September 2006 Review

Douglas Gordon: Timeline

11 JUN–2 OCT, 2006, MOMA, New York
#31 - April 2014 MAP Reading Group

‘Sick Sick Sick’ : The Books of Ornery Women

A reading project examining a radical or ‘bludgeoned’ subjectivity of female writers | Session Five, Travis Jeppeson, The Suiciders, CCA Clubroom, Thursday 29 May, 6.30pm
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#11 Autumn - September 2007

Residency: Words and Sculpture (Huntley)

Duncan McLaren visits Huntley and finds a festival of art and words