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Glasgow International 2016

glasgow international.jpgThe Festival takes place between 8 – 26 April

Glasgow International is a world-renowned biennial festival of contemporary art. Glasgow International 2016 showcases the best of local and international art – appealing to a wide range of audiences. The ambitious programme will include exhibitions, events, talks, performances and projects by both international and Glasgow based artists. The festival will showcase Glasgow’s position as an important and unique centre for the production and display of contemporary visual art.

It aims to develop artistic discourse between local and international artists and audiences through talks, events, exhibitions and visits;

Three hundred and ninety eight artists will take part in the festival – See full list of participants.

Events will take place throughout the city in different venues including non-traditional locations.

Programme for City Centre and North Glasgow 

Programme for Glasgow’s East End

Programme for Glasgow;a South Side

Programme Glasgow West End

Aaron Angell, The Death of Robi at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum until 25 April. 2016

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Part of Glasgow International, Aaron Angell presents a single exhibition split across two venues. Borrowing its title from Peter Vansittart’s historical novel of 1981, Angell presents new sculptural works influenced by psychedelic poetry, philosophies of gardening, the colour green, and the architecture of pipe organs. In Kelvingrove, Angell is exhibiting new sculptural work on the […]

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GLASS FILM REGAINED TIME REGAINED SWG3 Sunday 10 April, 2016

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GLASS FILM REGAINED TIME REGAINED   Part of Glasgow International 10 Apr 2016 2 p.m. SWG3 Glass Film Regained brings together a diverse group of musicians working across a broad spectrum of music, to create an experimental live score for a screening of Don Levy’s The Glass Film, a silent 16mm film feature of astonishing […]

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WHAT IS A GROUP AND WHY LA BAMBA? Fantom Cinema Sat 9 April, 2016

< WHAT IS A GROUP AND WHY LA BAMBA? Fantom Cinema Part of Glasgow International  9 Apr 2016 7 p.m. Two short films What is a Group by Ian Svenonius and LBJ by Santiago Alvarez. Followed by a theatrical version of Kathryn Elkin’s work Why La Bamba and live music from Spread Eagle. This event […]

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Derrick Alexis Coard 9th April – 21st May, 2016, Project Ability

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Opening Friday 8th April, 5pm-7pm9th April – 21st May Project Ability, 103 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD Project Ability is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition outside of the United States by the New York-based artist Derrick Alexis Coard (b. 1981 Brooklyn.) The exhibition has been curated by Matthew Higgs, the director of New York’s […]

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Mandy McIntosh, Hap Up Easterhouse, 8 – 25 April, 2016. Platform, The Bridge

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Glasgow International 08 Apr 2016 – 25 Apr 2016  Platform, The Bridge, 1000 Westerhouse Road Glasgow, G34 9JW For this year’s Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Art, Platform has commissioned Mandy McIntosh as artist-in-residence. In the lead up to her exhibition, Mandy has been collaborating with students of Glasgow Kelvin College. They have worked with McIntosh, experimenting […]

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JOSÉE AUBIN OUELLETTE Body Blocks, Govanhill Baths: 8 – 25 April, 2016

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  JOSÉE AUBIN OUELLETTE Body Blocks 8 Apr 2016 – 25 Apr 2016 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday (Closed Sundays) Govanhill Baths Body Blocks is an installation of soft sculptures based on the ergonomic design of medical support cushions. The forms are determined by their supportive function in relation to the body […]

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USHER-A-THON Fantom Cinema The Old Hairdresser’s Friday 8 April, 2016

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USHER-A-THON Fantom Cinema 8 Apr 2016 The Old Hairdresser’s   Glasgow International 2016 Screenings of seven different adaptations of The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe. This event is FREE. The Old Hairdresser’s 27 Renfield Lane Glasgow, G2 6PH theoldhair@gmail.com Office: 0141 248 9558 Bar: 0141 222 2254

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Syrian Supper Club The Project Cafe Thursday, 7 Apr 2016

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Syrian Supper Club The Project Cafe Thursday, 7 Apr 2016   The Project Cafe, 134 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6ST Glasgow International 2016 The Syrian Supper Club is a one-off food and activist event which looks to experiment with recipes, food, cutlery and seating plans. We invite anyone to join us for an evening of […]

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Exhibition ERICA EYRES & GARNET MCCULLOCH The Vegetable Store 08 Apr 2016 – 25 Apr 2016 Fireworks Studio

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ERICA EYRES & GARNET MCCULLOCH The Vegetable Store  08 Apr 2016 – 25 Apr 2016    Fireworks Studio, 35A Dalhousie Street, Glasgow, G3 6PW The exhibition features ceramic works, video and drawings.  It develops a dysfunctional fruit and vegetable shop within the front gallery space of Fireworks Pottery. In contradiction to the colourful abundance associated […]

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Week-end Sculpture Workshops for Children aged 6 – 8, April, 2016

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Sculpture Club workshop (Ages 6-8)  9 Apr 2016 Part of Glasgow International Festival  Glasgow Sculpture Studios, The Whisky Bond, 2 Dawson Road Glasgow, G4 9SS Glasgow Sculpture Studios’ Sculpture Club is a series of weekend workshops for children, from pre-school to primary school age, and their families to learn various sculpture-making processes, discover new materials, […]

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Recipe Sharing Workshop, 10 April, 2016, Pena Toastie and Coffee Bar

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Recipe Sharing Workshop Part of Glasgow International Festival 10 Apr 2016 Peña Toastie & Coffee Bar 5 Eton Lane Glasgow G12 8NB Since the 19th century, secret recipes have been passed down from generation to generation at the ice cream parlours in Glasgow. VERBureau welcomes all to share their own culinary traditions, childhood memories and […]

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Poetry Readings by DM Black and Lucy Mercer 9 April, 2016, Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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Poetry Readings by DM Black and Lucy Mercer Invited by Aaron Angell  9 Apr 2016 at 12 noon    Glasgow Botanic Gardens The artist Aaron Angell has invited poets D M Black and Lucy Mercer to perform their poetry. The event will take place in amongst his installation in the Begonia House at Glasgow Botanic […]

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AKRAM ZAATARI – Twenty Eight Nights and A Poem3 April, 2016 GFT

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AKRAM ZAATARI – Twenty Eight Nights and A Poem 3 Apr 2016  Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB In collaboration with Glasgow Film Theatre, The Common Guild presents Akram Zaatari’s film ‘Twenty-Eight Nights and a Poem’ (2015). This striking visual essay continues Akram Zaatari’s ongoing engagement with the work of photographer Hashem […]

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Glasgow International The Tramway Group Show 8 – 25 April, 2016.

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For the first time as part of the Director’s Programme, Tramway is home to a group show including artists Alexandra Bircken, Sheila Hicks, Lawrence Lek, Mika Rottenberg and Amie Siegel. The show is curated by the festival Director Sarah McCrory and co-designed by artist Martin Boyce. The venues, organisations and artists are all fundamentally shaped […]

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