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#60 - January 2021 Editorial

New Issue #60 Real Estate

New year. New season.
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#60 - January 2021 Short Story

Bestia Taurina

by Catalina Barroso-Luque
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#60 - January 2021 MAP Project

TENANCY Part 10: Notes upon Return

by Bhanu Kapil
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#60 - January 2021 Review

Weird Folds

Susannah Thompson reads an expansive anthology of poetry just published. ‘I can’t breathe but it’s worth it’
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#59 - December 2020

MAP Editorial Residency 2020

Rosie Roberts & Alison Scott finished their near year long programme in December—we celebrate their contribution
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#59 - December 2020


Fallout; back down to earth…
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#59 - December 2020 From the archive

Back Page: Rear Window Cinema

Alison Scott shares notes on the window as cinema and a series of ‘Back Pages’ in the MAP archive, offering a Back Page to this extended issue
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#59 - December 2020 Interview

The Jelliness of an Eyeball and its Meaning

An interview between Melissa McCarthy—author of Sharks, Death, Surfers: an Illustrated Companion, Sternberg (2019)—and Rosie Roberts
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#59 - December 2020 MAP Project

The Self-Illuminating Pen by Sarah Tripp

A notebook of letters, writing exercises and over 100 blank pages, newly published by MAP Editions
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#59 - December 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY Part 9: Stephanie

by Victoria Adukwei Bulley
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#59 - November 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY Part 8: To Be Honest

by Dom Hale
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#59 - November 2020 MAP Project

TENANCY Part 8: Tuesday

by Gboyega Odubanjo
#59 - October 2020 Camara Taylor X SBWN

Introduction to the cold

Camara Taylor’s writing launches their curated series looking at ‘the cold’ in its various registers and realities
#59 - October 2020 Event

End of Residency Party: reading, viewing, and sharing

Join special guests hosted by resident Reviews and Project Editors Rosie Roberts and Alison Scott, 22 October 8 - 9.30pm on zoom
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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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#59 - October 2020 Poetry

And the tears came

Adjoa Armah reflects on her relationship to dreaming as a dreamer with aphantasia: a condition she experiences as having a blind mind’s eye and an inability to voluntarily recall basic sensorial information
#59 - October 2020 Review

Field Notes

Naomi Gessesse chooses highlights from Glasgow Short Film Festival online, August 2020
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#6 - April 2006 Conversation

Boys’ Club

Dada is back… or perhaps it never went away. As a major retrospective transfers from Paris to New York, an exhibition in Edinburgh explores the influence of the ‘anti-art’ movement on today’s British practitioners. So is it all dirty jokes and Oedipal angst, or should our hearts belong to Dada?
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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. 
#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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#5 - January 2006

Journey Five: The Thames

On the fifth leg of his intrepid wanderings, Duncan McLaren takes two wintery voyages up the Thames, and finds the spirit of the new haunted by the remembrance of things past
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#22 - June 2010 Review

Laura Aldridge

9 March–3 April, 2010, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
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#52 - September 2019 MAP Event

Like an angel passing through my room

Event over. An evening with Jude Browning and Anne-Marie Copestake at CCA Glasgow, 6.30pm, Tuesday 24 September, 2019
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#2 - May 2005

Bear Compound

Artist Mark Dion describes his brush with the little known bears of Dundee and his scheme to build new vistas for them and for those on the human side of their enclosure. Bear Broch opened to the public in the winter of 2005
#39 - July 2017 Review

this scattering of minds; like seeds

Kirsty Hendry responds to a film screening and Q&A with artist Sulaïman Majali at Transmission Gallery
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#5 - January 2006 Review

Claire Barclay: Silver Gilt

Stepehn Friedman Gallery, London,  20 October–19 November 2005
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#54 - December 2019 Review

Hanging Out

Artist Moving Image Festival, LUX Scotland at Tramway, Glasgow, 16/17 November 2019. Review by Cicely Farrer
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#9 - March 2007

The { } Age: Alistair Gentry on the Enlightenment

Pamphleteers of the 18th century didn’t mince their words. And neither does Alistair Gentry, writer and artist, here speaking out on the idea of Enlightenment.
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#56 - March 2020 Review

Networks and Their Discontents

William Kherbek visits The Eternal Network, the key group exhibition in transmediale 2020 festivalEnd to End, HKW, Berlin
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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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#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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#10 - June 2007 Review

Music: Throbbing Gristle

Part Two—The Endless Not £13.95
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#46 - August 2018 Review


Edinburgh Art Festival: Calum Sutherland considers The Green Man by Lucy Skaer and others at Talbot Rice Gallery, 26 July - 6 October 
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#39 - July 2017 Review

Into the Unknown

Rebecca Bligh reviews Into the Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction, Barbican’s summer exhibition, 3 June - 1 September
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#49 - March 2019 Letters

I to I

Part one of a correspondence between Daisy Hildyard and Tom Jeffreys, on the politics of pronouns and how ‘we’ might include nonhuman life
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#7 - September 2006

Emerging: Richard Robinson & Robert Bermingham

Ruth Beale finds explorations of masculine fantasies in Wales
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#7 - September 2006 Review

Jacqueline Donachie and Darren Monckton: Tomorrow Belongs to Me

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#42 - December 2017 Review

Lilt, Twang, Tremor

Ruth Barker reviews Sarah Rose, Susannah Stark and Hanna Tuulikki at CCA, 18 November 2017 - 14 January 2018
#29 - August 2013

In the Shadow of the Hand : Object 7a

A witness statement in the form of a text and image, produced in response to Object 6a ‘Woman Crawling On Hands And Knees’. A collaborative project by Sarah Forrest and Virginia Hutchison
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#57 - June 2020 Review

The Allure of Simultaneity

Kashif Sharma-Patel explores social poetics, culture and experimental writing in Anthony Joseph’s The Frequency of Magic
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#41 - October 2017 Review

This Drove My Mother Up The Wall

Susan Finlay reviews Katharina Grosse at South London Gallery, 28 September - 3 December 
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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
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#56 - April 2020 Essay

Some Proximity

Text meets the linguistically ambiguous moving body in Jonathan P. Watts’ reflection on his working relationship with dance artist Adam Linder, the space of criticism and the choreography of contemporary art spaces
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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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#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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#45 - May 2018 Review

Chapter Two

The second instalment of Out of Office Auto-Reply by William Kherbek
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#52 - September 2019 Interview

Helen McCrorie in conversation with Emmie McLuskey

‘Any object can be a toy to a young child. They don’t see boundaries in what you can play with and what you can’t… Play is serious work.’ McCrorie’s new film brings these facts into exquisite focus. Screening at Collective until 6 Oct 2019.
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#16 Winter - November 2008

Cyprien Gaillard: Recycling the Ruins

Cyprien Gaillard recently witnessed the destruction of high rise buildings in Glasgow: acute observations of this are the subject of his new work. Joanna Fiduccia talks to him about his practice and the death and decay of modernism in urban architecture
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#21 Spring - March 2010 Review

Moyra Davey

7 November–24 December, 2009, Murray Guy, New York
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#58 - July 2020 Women Painting: Scottish Art 1940-1980


The final part of a four part poetic response by Valerie Norris to ‘The Bitter Cup’ by Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan
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#18 Summer - June 2009 Review

The Russian Linesman

18 February–4 May, The Hayward Gallery, London
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#25 - July 2011 Essay

Lisa Oppenheim: Accidental Networks

Artist Lisa Oppenheim examines rhizomatic research in this MAP artist text