Glasgow International 2020

Alistair Grant

Alistair Grant (b. 1990, Manchester, England) lives and works in Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland.

Grant has recently moved from investigating the fertile and elusive notions around wild(er)ness, towards new thematic frontiers of space and science-fiction. Despite this shift, similar questions are raised. Through his work, Grant puts himself against these backdrops and in doing so uses his own presence as a lens for illuminating humanity’s place and intentions within these respective environments. Grant works across the mediums of Sculpture, Installation, Video Performance and Digital Worlds.

Group Exhibitions Include: By End Of Play, Glasgow Open House Festival, Skypark, Glasgow, Scotland, 2017; GOULASH, Edinburgh Art Festival, The Number Shop, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016; Primordial Soup, Edinburgh International Science Festival, The Number Shop, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2015; Re-Wilding, Xero, Kline and Coma, Hackney, England, 2014; Verges, Interview Room 11, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2014; The Wild Project, Primary, Nottingham, England, 2014; Vstř.c Divocine, Zdonov, Czech Republic, 2013.


For more information visit:

The Number Shop Studios and Gallery: Natasha Russell, Alessandro Di Massimo, Flo Gordon, Theo Cleary, Fiona Beveridge, Beck Tait, Iain Sommerville, Joe Coghill, Lewis Matheson, Natalie Doyle, Alistair Grant & Amalia Turkieltaub



The twelve artists of The Number Shop present REFRACTION: a sequence of screen-based works that mutate from the starting theme of Binge Watching. Taking the framework of the parlour game Telephone, REFRACTION brings together fields of stop-motion, digital animation, illustration and film in a 24-hour collaborative loop.

Tue 20 April – Tue 15 May
24 hours

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