Glasgow International, the biennial festival of contemporary art spread across Scotland’s largest city, is in its 11th year and this time will host artists from all over the world between April 7 to 28.
Directed by Sarah McCrory, the event holds shows small and large: invited and commissioned at large galleries like Tramway, or self-organised in flats and other public or non public addresses.
Here is a list of aqnb recommendations spanning the two weeks:
- Leslie Kulesh, Laura Yuile and DKUK who have teamed up with ACID PRAWN to make a fashion show, all presenting solo pieces together at Glasgow’s Savoy Centre for exhibition World Interiors.
- Duo show You be Frank, and I’ll be Earnest by Alisa Baremboym and Liz Magor at Glasgow Sculpture Studios.
- Artist collectives London’s The Woodmill and The Glue Factory present Rough House at the latter’s Glasgow space, featuring an exhibition with artists such as Oscar Murillo, Richard Sides and Naomi Pearce, and various events such as ‘Stratum’, an evening of screenings by Erica Scourti and Maeve Brennan.
- Pilvi Takala at CCA.
- Emily Mae Smith at Mary Mary.
- Chateaux Double Wide, a show in a lounge with works by Urara Tsuchiya, Zoe Williams and a live cello performance by Vicky Steiri.
- Keef Winter in group show called Salon Sebastian Monteux.
- Stewart Home‘s Re Enter the Dragon at artist run space Queens Park Railway Club.
- Leila Hekmat at Koppe Astner.
- A reading by poets D M Black and Lucy Mercer amongst Aaron Angell‘s installation at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.
- Lawrence Lek‘s live performance of his new video work ‘QE3‘ at Tramway.
- Group show IDEAL-FORM-ZONE by Andrew Sim, Felix Welch and Adam Quinn at SW3G.
- Will Kendrick, Sulaiman Majali and Lewk Wilmshurst at Home-Platform.
- Performance-installation, As You Were by Opera Autonoma at The Albus.
- Dan Mitchell’s Alcoholism at Celine, with a performance April 9.
See the Glasgow International programme page for more details.**