Issue 1 MAP
#70 - April 2024

An Announcement from MAP magazine

After a run of nearly 20 years, MAP magazine is now closed to pitches and commissions. It has been both a privilege and pleasure to have worked with so many wonderful contributors, editors and organisations across Scotland and beyond, throughout the life of this publishing project.
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#70 - May 2024 Review

Critical reflections on the idea of Black Culture in Britain

Dr Donna Chambers attends The Ignorant Art School | Sit-in Curriculum #3 | DXG | The Otolith Group, organised and hosted by the Cooper Gallery, Dundee
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#70 - April 2024 Vessel on MAP

Vessels of hope

A response by Isabel Pérez-Ramos to the 2023 Portobello-based project Vessel. This is one of three texts commissioned by organisers Art Walk Projects and published by MAP
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#70 - April 2024 Vessel on MAP

Fragments

A response to Vessel by Alycia Pirmohamed. This text, one of a trio published on MAP this month, was commissioned by Portobello-based Art Walk Projects as part of its 2023 Vessel programme
#70 - April 2024 Vessel on MAP

A Stitch in Time Saves Sunshine

A response by Maria Sledmere to the work of Jonathan Baxter, Tonya McMullan and Claudia Zeiske, all participants of the 2023 Art Walk Projects programme Vessel. This artist text is one of three AWP commissions to be published this month in collaboration with MAP
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#56 - May 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY May Day Parade: Clause ii

terra firma/terra infirma by Lola Olufemi
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#58 - August 2020 MAP Project

Part 5: The Self-Illuminating Pen

Sarah Tripp concludes her letter series with: Dear Alice. ‘This is a story about what I let go of and what I took hold of.’
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#22 - June 2010 Review

Moving Images from the Attic Archive

19 March–18 April, 2010, Cooper Gallery, Dundee
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#43 - April 2018

Prison Landscapes

An excerpt from Hatty Nestor’s forthcoming book on portraits of the incarcerated
#30 - November 2013

In the Shadow of the Hand : Object 8

Virginia Hutchison reads Object 8 : The Rock
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#60 - March 2021 Review

Drilling Through Hard Boards

Andrew Key reviews Frederick Wiseman’s City Hall (2020) at Glasgow Film Festival
#24 - November 2010

Shahryar Nashat

For this issue’s MAP Commission, Shahryar Nashat explores the mediation and negotiation of desire by attentively co-opting the syntax of magazine display
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#33 - February 2015

A Feminist Chorus: ‘Hen Run’ sound work at RIBA, London

Installed as part of Mackintosh Architecture, 18 February-23 May 2015.
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#19 Autumn - September 2009 Review

EASTinternational

13 July–22 August, 2009, Various Venues, Norwich
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#15 Autumn - September 2008 Review

Michael Stumpf

31 May–5 July 2008, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow
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#16 Winter - November 2008 Review

Steve McQueen

10 September–23 November, 2008 Baltic, Gateshead  
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#23 Autumn - September 2010 Review

The Long Dark

17 July–19 September 2010, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
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#15 Autumn - September 2008 Review

Communication Suite

8 July–1 August 2008, Wolfson Building, Glasgow University, Glasgow
#9 - March 2007 Review

Janice McNab

22 November 2006–12 January 2007, The Agency, London
#11 Autumn - September 2007

Editorial: Issue 11, Autumn 2007

Liberating The Canon
#43 - May 2018 Review

We’re all strangers in someone’s pub

Nasser Hussain reviews Liberating the Canon: An Anthology of Innovative Literature edited by Isabel Waidner, published by Dostoyevsky Wannabe
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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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#20 Winter - November 2009

Remarks: The Briggait reopens

Alison Fullerton of WASPS views The Briggait, a stunning new artist development in the heart of Glasgow, due to open in December 2009.
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#33 - November 2010 MAP Editions

A Feminist Chorus: Publication

To purchase a copy contact us on info@mapmagazine.co.uk
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#58 - August 2020 Review

Chunky, alive things

Romy Danielewicz concludes a series of three artist responses to ‘Strangers’—a new book of essays by Rebecca Tamás, Makina Press, 2020
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#2 - May 2005 Review

Stop, Look, Listen

The Meffan, Forfar, 26 March-23 April 
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#32 - June 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 Six : 6.30pm, CCA Cinema, Thu 25 Sep : reading Love Dog by Masha Tupitsyn
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#15 Autumn - September 2008

Jordan Wolfson: In Search of the Whale

Hans Ulrich Obrist and Jordan Wolfson take a taxi to the Museum of Natural History, New York, to visit the whale. Time, travel, and time-travel come into their sights
#4 - December 2005 Review

Keith Farquhar

NYEHaus, New York 15 September-5 November and Inverleith House, Edinburgh 6 November 2005-6 January, 2006 
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#13 Spring - March 2008 Review

Carol Rhodes

1 December 2007–24 February 2008, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
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#22 - June 2010

Remarks: SSW

Dr Nuno Sacramento talks about moving to the north of Scotland as director of Scottish Sculpture Workshop. 
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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

Ross Sinclair versus Sir Edwin Landseer

13 January–9 April 2007, Aberdeen Art Gallery
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#34 - February 2015

Voicing the Silences

Essay by Sarah Neely just published in A Feminist Chorus, an 80 page risograph printed bookwork. Purchase from info@mapmagazine.
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#15 Autumn - September 2008 Review

Aïda Ruilova

2 May–14 June 2008, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
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#67 - March 2023 Review

There’s a Ghost in my Machine

Melissa McCarthy attends the conference Photography and Memory in Edinburgh. Her story of the day includes a rollicking retrospective, cine film actually made of seaweed and storage unit musings
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#59 - October 2020 Through Motion

How to Act

That First Sensitive Stage of Becoming Acquainted: Christian Noelle Charles talks with Adam Benmakhlouf
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#48 - December 2018 Short Story

The Swan

Fourth 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.
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#23 Autumn - September 2010

Andrea Büttner: The Shame of Culture

Richard Birkett discusses the sensitive work of an enquiring artist
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#11 Autumn - September 2007 Review

Three for Society

2 June–27 July 2007, 303 Gallery, New York