Issues / #1 Spring 2005

#1 - February 2005

Collecting for the Future

Kirstie Skinner examines the Contemporary Art Society distribution scheme which is set to undergo transformation later this year
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Streetwise

Ruth Beale, artist and founder of the nomadic organisation Aurora, investigates the dynamic scene which originated in Glasgow, and is now driving the young art community in Scotland 
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State in the Art

Art for art’s sake or social improvement? Catriona Black investigates
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Map Commission: Goya Vs Yoko Ono

‘Goya Vs Yoko Ono’, by Glasgow-based artist Alex Hetherington, is the first MAP commission
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Off the Map: Duncan McLaren

Duncan McLaren strikes north in the first of a series of journeys that will take him along the high and low roads of the world in search of art
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Dub Rabbie: Graham Fagen

Neil Cooper mixes with Glasgow artist Graham Fagen, reggae king Adrian Sherwood and Ayrshire bard Robert Burns
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Diary: Beagles and Ramsay from New York

Beagles and Ramsay (Glasgow-based duo, John Beagles and Graham Ramsay) were commissioned to make new work for PS1, MOMA, New York in October, 2004. They decided to make a new self-portrait for the show, a batch of black puddings with their own blood as the key ingredient
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Report

Tim Abrahams reports on art world activity
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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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Beyond Belief

Artist Nathan Coley travelled to Jerusalem to explore and record the city and its life on film, focusing on the phenomenon of Jerusalem Syndrome, a rare travel psychosis specific to the holy city. Afflicting between 5 and 10 people a year, the syndrome is characterised by intoxication of the Holy Land. Those affected can be found at holy sites, chanting, singing and delivering sermons as if living in the time of Christ.
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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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Bulletin

Residencies/Commissions/Awards. Jess Dolan makes this season’s selection
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Certain of Nothing: Francis Alÿs

Francis McKee traces the path of Belgian artist Francis Alÿs as he explores the boundaries between politics, poetry and art
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Back Page: John Byrne

Artist John Byrne talks music
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Studio: Jim Lambie

Ruth Hedges talks to artist Jim Lambie in his Glasgow studio 
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Editorial

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Focus: Sao Paolo

26th Bienial de São Paolo
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City: Berlin

Artist Simon Starling gives the lowdown on life in Berlin
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Books: The Wilco Book

PictureBox, 2004
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Books: You Are Here

Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination, Edited by Katharine Harmon, Princeton Architectural Press, 2004 
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Torsten Lauschmann

Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, 6 Nov-4 Dec 2004
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Suck on Science, Michael Fullerton

CCA, Glasgow, 29 Jan-13 Mar 2005
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Participator, Kate Davis

Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, 27 Nov 2004-22 Jan 2005
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Swiss-Swiss Democracy, Thomas Hirschhorn

Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, 4 Dec 2004-30 Jan 2005
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The Rings of Saturn

Changing Room Gallery, Stirling, 3 Nov-10 Dec 2004
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Dan Flavin

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, 3 Oct 2004-9 Jan 2005
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Mat Collishaw

Inverleith House, Edinburgh, 15 Jan-13 Mar 2005
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Andy Warhol: Self Portraits

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, 12 Feb-2 May 2005
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Orbus, Ellen Gallagher

The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, 11 Dec 2004-13 Feb 2005
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Holbein to Hockney, Drawings from the Royal Collection

The Queen’s Gallery, Edinburgh, 25 Nov 2004-6 Nov 2005
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Urban Atlas, Urban November

Limousine Bull, Aberdeen, 23-30 Nov 2004
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Camilla Løw

Sutton Lane, London, 26 Nov- 21 Dec 2004
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Faces in the Crowd: Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today

Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 3 Dec 2004-6 Mar 2005