Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Art


Dates and Opening times

Fri 7 June – Sun 18 August

Fri 7 – Sun 23 June
Mon – Fri & Sun, 12pm – 5pm
Sat, 12pm – 6pm

Fri 7 June, 10am – 5pm
Wed 12 June, 12pm – 7pm
Fri 14 June, 12pm – 7pm

Wed 26 June – Sun 18 August
Wed – Fri & Sun, 12pm – 5pm 
Sat, 12pm – 6pm


25 Albert Drive
G41 2PE

Camara Taylor
Presented by

Glasgow International 

Supported by

Commissioned by Glasgow International with production and presentation support from Tramway.


Good access: The venue has ramped or level access and/or lifts to access the upper floors

Toilets: The venue has toilets available for visitors

Accessible Toilets: The venue has a wheelchair-accessible toilet

Gender Neutral: The venue has toilets not separated by gender or sex

Refreshments: There is a café or somewhere you can purchase refreshments

Baby Change: The venue has baby change facilities

Bike Rack: there is cycle parking at the venue

[mouthfeel] is an exhibition of new and recomposed work by Glasgow-based artist Camara Taylor, forged through new and old collaborations with 皚桐 (Ai Túng), Sharif Elsabagh and Slaghammers.

Camara’s practice builds around their research into archival documents, images, and fragments of language. They look particularly to those historical traces that register Black presence as a fugitive undercurrent of Scotland’s entanglement with racial capitalism. Their work, however, refuses the urge to index. In objects, reworked images, texts, sound and video, Camara instead looks to methods of material dissolution and failed speech: from the upending of analogue photographic processes to expose an image to liquid decay; to the visceral qualities of language as a bodily product. 

In [mouthfeel], a moving-image work shows the last gold coin to be produced by the Scottish Mint – minted to commemorate the country’s colonial Darien scheme – as it dissolves on a tongue. The exhibition contrasts the hard, opaque surfaces of steel and tinted glass with spit, rum, regurgitated beats and the layering of affective communication and presences.