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#62 - June 2021

Twenty twenty one eclipse

A new MAP season for summer
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#62 - July 2021 Review

She Exclaimed

Holly Pester considers exclamation marks in Second Place by Rachel Cusk and Sarah Tripp’s Guitar!
#62 - July 2021 Reflection

Doin’ it for the kids, the ESTATE way. 13 snapshots by Neil Cooper

‘With Jimmy Cauty a kind of absentee post-apocalyptic Pied Piper, the volcanic quake of ESTATE proves an irresistible attraction.’ Parked in Muirhouse, Edinburgh throughout June, the event occupies Easterhouse, Glasgow until end July 2021
#62 - June 2021 Review

Weeds on War

Rose Higham-Stainton reflects on Orford Ness in Suffolk and site-specific artworks by Alice Channer, Tatiana Trouvé, Emma McNally and others
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#62 - June 2021 Reflection

‘A city that changes every time I turn my head’

Donald Butler visits Glasgow International 2021 and finds his ‘attention’ drifting
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#62 - June 2021 Review

Domestic politics in Glasgow International 2021

A survey by Victoria Horne
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#62 - June 2021 Review

Home Economics

Rachel Boyd visits an exhibition that brings together the work of Franki Raffles and Margaret Salmon. Part of Glasgow International 2021
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#62 - June 2021 Review

Looking at Quilts

Mhari McMullan reviews work by Arrange Whatever Pieces Come Your Way at Glasgow Print Studio. Part of Glasgow International 2021
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#62 - June 2021 Reflection

Home Cooking

Sean Wai Keung discusses his Tramway #BeyondWalls project
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#62 - June 2021 Review

Unsettling Ecologies: We Began By Measuring Distance

Phoebe Campion on Basma Alsharif’s film, part of the Another Gaze programme ‘For a Free Palestine: Films by Palestinian Women’. The festival closes 18 June
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#62 - June 2021 Review

Peripheral Visions

Jamie Limond reviews Carol Rhodes: See the World at Kelvingrove, part of Glasgow International 2021
#62 - June 2021 Review

Nothing Personal

Susannah Thompson reviews a new journal that dares to ask the awkward questions and poses complex ideas around critical conversation
#62 - June 2021 Essay

‘I wasn’t looking back, we could hardly see ahead.’ The Chileans who came to Hull

Tom White explores the relationship between Chilean refugees and Hull in the 1970s
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#61 - May 2021 Reflection

Things, tunnels, traces, thoughts: Part Three

Tom Jeffreys’ response to new work by Stephanie Mann concludes
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#61 - May 2021 Reflection

Things, tunnels, traces, thoughts: Part Two

Tom Jeffreys’ response to new work by Stephanie Mann continued…
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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 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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#25 - July 2011

Ed Atkins

Q&A by Richard Whitby
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#59 - September 2020 Through Motion

An Ode to Fear and Fire

A film and poem by Saoirse Amira Anis detailing the intricate web that links her experiences with movement, nature and heritage. An Ode to Fear and Fire touches on the ways in which these links can act as the spark which turns ‘the fear in her belly’ into ‘a fire in her belly’.
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#22 - June 2010 Review

Perpetual Inventory Rosalind E Krauss

MIT Press, 2010, ISBN 0-262-01380-0, £22.95
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#42 - February 2018 Review

A world through Colorado Pink

William Kherbek reviews Ian Giles’ exhibition After BUTT at Chelsea Space, London, 24 January - 2 March
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#9 - March 2007 Review

Brice Marden

29 October 2006–15 January 2007, Museum of Modern Art, New York
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#19 Autumn - September 2009 Review

Daniel Richter

19 June–1 August, 2009, CFA Berlin, Berlin
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#3 - August 2005

Journey Three: By Loch Eriboll

Duncan McLaren camps out in the Scottish Highlands on a search for land art and ‘globulites’
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#8 - November 2006

David Shrigley: Top Drawer

David Shrigley is astonishingly prolific. Outside the mainstream, but embraced by it, he makes T-shirts and posters, but is also bought by the Tate. Neil Cooper visits him in his Glasgow studio and finds the man very much like his work.
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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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#6 - April 2006 Review


By Peter Doig, published by Verlag Walther Konig, 2005
#49 - March 2019 Short Story

Plastic Whale

New fiction from Camilla Grudova
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#25 - July 2011

Remarks: Kim Coleman and Jenny Hogarth

The collaborators talk about their current fellowship and upcoming projects
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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.
#24 - November 2010

In Production: The Serving Library Company, Inc.

Statement of intent (draft)
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#46 - July 2018 Review

Naked and Practical

Amy Todman reviews a new collection of short stories, scenes and fragments by Siân Robinson Davies, published by tenletters
#18 Summer - June 2009 Review

Novel - Issue One: Edited by Alun Rowlands and Matt Williams

ISBN 978-1- 906424-07-7,
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#1 - February 2005

Portfolio: Dining on Imagination

Introducing the work of emerging artists, Portfolio focuses this issue on the paintings of Rabiya Choudhry, first seen at the Collective Gallery’s New Work Scotland Programme 2004. Choudhry has since been selected to exhibit at the Prague Biennale 2005
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#5 - January 2006 Review

Ossian then and now

Uuniversité Paris 7-19 November, 2006
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#21 Spring - March 2010 Review

Richard Foreman: Idiot Savant, The Public Theater

27 October–20 December, 2009, New York
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#42 - January 2018 Essay

The Engagement Party

Aniela Piasecka and Paloma Proudfoot share a text from their recent performance at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
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#51 - August 2019 Interview series

Part 9: ‘Matter as a Hope of Finding Some Answers.’ SLOVENIA

‘…it seems that we are returning to that rather deterministic old situation in the current geopolitical shift.’ Artist Marko Peljhan discusses collaborative practice as a legacy for change.
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#16 Winter - November 2008

Remarks: 53rd Venice Biennale

Judith Winter and Graeme Domke, Dundee Contemporary Arts, discuss their selection for Scotland and Venice at the 53rd Venice Biennale. 
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#53 - September 2019 New writing series

The Residency: Part 1

James N. Hutchinson’s three-part narrative is situated in and around Inshriach Bothy. ‘What on Earth?… The whippet has no answer.’
#31 - February 2014

Miranda Blennerhassett, Two Shapes Three Colours

MAP introduces the Dublin artist’s new stop motion animation
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#19 Autumn - September 2009 Review

Matthew Monahan

22 May–27 June, 2009, Modern Art, London
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#1 - February 2005 Review

Faces in the Crowd: Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today

Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 3 Dec 2004-6 Mar 2005
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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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#43 - March 2018 Review

Infinite Resistance™

Eliel Jones on the healing potential of Interlocutor by Rachal Bradley, Gasworks, London, 25 January - 18 March
#45 - May 2018 Review

Chapter One

The first instalment of Out of Office Auto-Reply, a collaborative serial fiction project following the exploits of art critic Colin Clout
#25 - July 2011 Review

Simon Denny

20 March–1 May, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
#1 - February 2005 Review

Mexican Lights

Moira Jeffrey travels to Monterrey and discovers bright lights at Sodium and Asphalt, a major showing of 12 British artists in Mexico
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#3 - August 2005 Review

Craig Mulholland

The Changing Room, Stirling, 6-9 July, 2005 
#34 - March 2015

Lover of Rock by Joanna Peace

Text developed as part of a MAP writers’ residency supported by Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland.
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#3 - August 2005

Art of the Public

Ken Neil investigates the work of Eva Merz and Dalziel + Scullion—artists taking a political view in the north
#20 Winter - November 2009 Review

In & Out of Amsterdam: Travels in Conceptual Art, 1960-1976

19 July–5 October, MoMA, 2009, New York