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Call for Writers! Glasgow International & ArtReview Writer Residency
by _editor, May 14, 2021
Glasgow International is collaborating with the international arts & culture magazine ArtReview to introduce the role of Writer in Residence.
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Shifting ‘attention’: Glasgow International Director Richard Parry reflects on the theme for GI2021
by _editor, April 30, 2021
As everything has changed around us in the past year, the way we pay attention has changed as well. The tempo of people’s lives adapted.
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Glasgow International 2021 programme revealed
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Glasgow International has announced details of its ninth edition. Comprising over 70 exhibitions and events at over 30 spaces across the city and online.
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Recruiting volunteers for Gi2021
by _editor, March 24, 2021
Our team of volunteers is crucial to the success of the festival and provides essential and valued support. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to expand their skills and knowledge, particu
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Update: GI’s Commitment to Anti-Racism
by _editor, March 19, 2021
As outlined in our original post on our commitment to anti-racism we are publishing updates on our actions quarterly. Below is a list of our current actions and some updates on previously published ac
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Alberta Whittle selected to represent Scotland + Venice in 2022, curated by Glasgow International
by Glasgow International, December 2, 2020
Photo: Matthew A. Williams We are thrilled that Alberta Whittle has been selected to represent Scotland at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. The project will be curated
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Update: GI’s Commitment to Anti-Racism
by Glasgow International, November 30, 2020
As outlined in our September post on our commitment to anti-racism we will be publishing updates on our actions quarterly. Below is a list of our current actions. A further update noting progress and
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40% Artists’ Editions Flash Sale
by Glasgow International, November 26, 2020
This weekend 27-29th November we are holding a 40% flash sale! We’re discounting all of our Glasgow International Artists’ Editions by 40% ✨ Visit the editions shop here   How to use th
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GI2021 New June Dates
by Glasgow International, November 25, 2020
We’re over the moon to announce the new GI2021 dates as 11 – 27 June 2021, with a preview on 10 June. Having taken the heart-wrenching decision to postpone the 2020 festival due to Covid-19 jus
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Glasgow International’s Commitment to Anti-Racism
by Glasgow International, September 28, 2020
Update: See our recent update with a note of our current actions here.   On 3rd June, the Glasgow International team put out a statement in solidarity with those protesting racist oppression and
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Gi Digital Programme
by _editor, April 20, 2020
Gi2020 23 April – 10 May | A New Online Programme Glasgow International announces a digital programme to mark the dates of the 2020 festival, featuring new online commissions by artists includin
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Postponed – Glasgow International
by _editor, March 17, 2020
It is with enormous regret that we have decided to postpone Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art 2020. This decision, following the advice from the Scottish Government, has been driven by the
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Attention to What? | Public Lecture with Art Historian TJ Clark | Fri 6 March
by _editor, February 13, 2020
Fri 6 March, 6 – 7.30pm TJ Clark’s pioneering work as an art historian is characterised by the meticulous attention he pays to artworks and to the social conditions within which they are made
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Gi Preview days: 23, 24, 25 April
by Glasgow International, January 31, 2020
Join us for a weekend of exhibition openings, talks, performances, evening events and parties. All exhibitions will be open from Thursday 23 April, with events marking the launch of each exhibition in
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Full Programme Now Available
by Glasgow International, January 30, 2020
Glasgow International has announced details of its ninth edition. Comprising 54 exhibitions and 82 events, performances and talks at over 50 spaces across the city and showcasing work by 160 artists;
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Introducing the Advisory Board with Leonie Bell
by Glasgow International, December 10, 2019
In June this year I started to chair GIs Advisory Board. I have known GI as an audience member, as a funder and as a partner so it’s a real privilege to be able to support GI going forward as [&hell
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Across the City in Gi
by Richard Parry, September 20, 2019
Please note, this is a copy of a press release dated 20 September 2019. Details of some projects have since changed. For up to date information browse full exhibition and event listings.    Furt
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Glasgow International Announces Programme
by Richard Parry,
2020 Highlights include:   New solo commissions by UK and international artists Ana Mazzei, France-Lise McGurn, Yuko Mohri, Nep Sidhu, Duncan Campbell, Martine Syms and Jenkin van Zyl Major new f
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Gi Selection Panel Announced
by Richard Parry, June 10, 2019
For Gi2018, Glasgow International made the change to bring in an external panel to select the Across the City programme. We are delighted to announce the panellists joining the Gi curatorial team for
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by Richard Parry, March 18, 2019
Glasgow International 2020 Theme: Attention To pay something attention is to bestow the value of your concentration and time upon it. Attention is the decision of what to focus in on in detail and wh
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Looking Back on Mick Peter’s ‘The Regenerators’
by Laura Williams, May 7, 2018
As GI 2018’s final day draws to a close, Laura Williams reflects upon Mick Peter’s ‘The Regenerators’, considering its engagement with the city, with Dalmarnock, and with the recurring the
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Supporter Interview: Sigrid Kirk, Co-founder of ARTimbarc
by Eilidh McCabe, May 6, 2018
Sigrid Kirk is a supporter of GI and the newest member of the festival’s Advisory Board. She co-founded the Association of Women in the Arts, is a Trustee of the Drawing Room, and sits on the V&
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Artist Interview: Michelle Emery-Barker, ‘Sculpture Showroom’
by Carmel Wilkinson-Ayre, May 5, 2018
In ‘Sculpture Showroom’, on at Glasgow Sculpture Studios until Monday 7 May, bold sculptures dominate the space. Car air fresheners, vases, oversized handbags and more are made from materials rang
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Artist Interview: Geneva Sills, ‘Against Time’
by Becki Crossley, May 4, 2018
Geneva Sills is one of four artists featured in group exhibition ‘Against Time’, which runs until Monday 7 May at Civic Room. Becki Crossley spoke to her about the show and the development of her
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The Changing Face of GI
by Carmel Wilkinson-Ayre, May 3, 2018
Since it was established in 2005, Glasgow International (now in its eighth edition) has developed in many ways. Below, Carmel Wilkinson-Ayre looks back on the very first festival and considers its rel
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Treasure Hunting with the Artists Behind ‘Say What I Am Called’
by Imogen Harland, May 2, 2018
‘Say What I Am Called’ is a site-specific exhibition held in the glorious setting of Caledonia Free Church until 7 May. The artists involved organised a scavenger hunt to accompany the sho
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Artist Interview: Ric Warren, ‘Site Acquired’
by Becki Crossley, May 1, 2018
For ‘Site Acquired’, which runs until 7 May, Ric Warren has transformed the garden at Mount Florida Gallery & Studios into an open-air installation of sculptural partitions, boundary fences,
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Accessibility at the Festival
by Eilidh McCabe, April 30, 2018
With festivals as large as Glasgow International, held across so many venues of different types, it can be hard to find reliable accessibility information that applies across the events. Here, we̵
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GI 2018 in One Day
by Hyemin Kim, April 28, 2018
With a week left of the festival, there’s still plenty of opportunity to take in some art. At this point, though, it makes sense to maximise your time. This is especially true if you’re travelling
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Lynn Hershman Leeson, E. Jane, and Haraway’s Cyborg
by Imogen Harland, April 27, 2018
Explorations of the shifting borders between humanity and technology, between virtual and physical modes of being, feature heavily throughout the GI 2018 programme. These themes are highly concentrate
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GI 2018 for Families
by Eilidh McCabe,
With bright colours and sensory stimulation in no short supply, you’ll stumble across plenty of shows that kids will connect with as you explore GI 2018. But if you don’t want to leave things to c
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Artist Interview: James Pfaff, ‘Alex & Me’
by Erifili Gounari, April 24, 2018
James Pfaff’s ‘Alex & Me’, at Street Level Photoworks for the duration of the festival, is a tribute to the artist’s relationship with a woman who significantly impacted his life dur
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