Magdalen Chua

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Gary Rough

Gary Rough’s solo show, ‘Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, etc. …’ was developed during a residency of five weeks in the galleries of Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow. In the first gallery, copies of George Orwell’s ‘1984’ sit on shelves, lining the upper perimeter of the gallery. An installation of Rough’s ongoing attempt to acquire one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-four copies of ‘1984’ that are either used or[…..]

Ingrid Calame

At the entrance to the gallery’s first level of Ingrid Calame‘s solo exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, the pale green enamel of sspspss…UM biddle BOP appear like forceful strokes and splatters that drip down the wall, unfolding across the ground. Though emerging as paintings with energetic and abstract shapes, Calame’s works evolve from a painstaking process that originates from the representation of cracks[…..]

Live your questions now

Live your questions now is a survey exhibition of artists over 60 years old at the Mackintosh Museum of The Glasgow School of Art. The title is taken from a quote by Rainer Maria Rilke, on responding to the uncertainties of life by living out one’s questions, opening the possibility of living one’s way into the answer. Within the exhibition, several artists  reflect on the[…..]

Playgrounds of War

Playgrounds of War is an exhibition of photographs by Gina Glover on the memories and detritus of military bases, on view at Street Level Photoworks in Glasgow till 7 August 2011. Since the early 1980s, Glover has travelled in search of abandoned military bases. Glover developed the Playgrounds of War series from photographs of Harrington, a former World War II airbase in England, which was[…..]

Blueprint for a Bogey

The bogey, the term for a go-cart in Glasgow, has been made across generations by children to drive and play in. Given the DIY character of the bogey and use of scrap materials from old wheels and abandoned pushchairs, the premise of the exhibition, Blueprint for a Bogey, takes the absence of regulations concerning a bogey’s construction or play, to explore concepts surrounding play –[…..]

Ulla von Brandenburg

‘Neue Alte Welt’ (New Old World), an exhibition of Ulla von Brandenburg’s recent works, is on view at The Common Guild, Glasgow till 21 May 2011. Presented across two levels, the exhibition proceeds as a journey where one seems to travel from the perspective of an audience and performer, before entering the backstage. The first room features Chorspiel, a black and white film set in[…..]

Rosemarie Trockel

Rosemarie Trockel: Drawings, Collages and Book Drafts presents almost 200 works at the Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh. Trockel’s explorations of artistic and social relations began in the 1980s, and her practice includes photography, film, sculpture and installation. Since 2004, she has embraced collage, opening the space for a recombination of ideas, motifs and materials. Hals, Nase, Ohr, und Bein (Throat, Nose, Ear, and Leg)[…..]