4 April – 21 April 2014
Over the 19-day Festival, Glasgow International 2014 will boast a programme of curated commissions and projects by new Director, Sarah McCrory as well as 52 exhibitions and 90 events, performances and talks at over 50 spaces across the city of Glasgow. Showcasing work by more than 150 of the best local and international artists, the 2014 Festival will further highlight Glasgow as one of the world’s most important creative hubs for contemporary visual art.
• 50 exhibitions and 90 events featuring the work of over 150 artists from 24 countries.
• Featuring: ANNE COLLIER, ALEKSANDRA DOMANOVIC, JIM LAMBIE, SIMON MARTIN, GARETH MOORE, BEATRIZ SANTIAGO MUNOZ, SUE TOMPKINS, and BEDWYR WILLIAMS.
• NEW EXHIBITIONS ACROSS THE CITY ANNOUNCED including: ALASTAIR FROST, GARETH MOORE, GABRIEL KURI and NILS NORMAN.
Within Tramway Galleries 1 and 5, the renowned and influential artist MICHAEL SMITH will present his first solo exhibition in a UK institution entitled ‘Videos and Miscellaneous Stuff From Storage (Pt. 2)’, curated in association with Mark Beasley.
Exhibiting in Tramway’s T2 space, BEDWYR WILLIAMS , will present ‘Echt’, a film installation which takes the form of a full size diorama, depicting an encounter in a dark forest clearing. These exhibitions will be accompanied by an ‘In Conversation’ between Michael Smith and Bedwyr Williams, moderated by Mark Beasley, which will focus on humour in an evening event that will also include a performance by each artist.
At GALLERY OF MODERN ART (GoMA), ALEKSANDRA DOMANOVIC will present her first institutional solo exhibition in the UK, which will explore a marginalised representation of women within popular science fiction and time travel. On the first floor of GoMA, SUE TOMPKINS will present a new performance and a new suite of fabric pieces, paintings and works on newsprint as part of her exhibition ‘Come to Ozark’.
In partnership with the Year of HOMECOMING SCOTLAND 2014 , the renowned MCLELLAN GALLERIES will be reopened to present work by JORDAN WOLFSO , AVERY SINGER, CHARLOTTE PRODGER and HUDINILSON JR.
As part of the Director’s programme, there will also be an exhibition at KELVINGROVE ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM by SIMON MARTIN which will include new film work.
Within Glasgow’s GOVANHILL BATHS , a dis-used public swimming pool, now repurposed as a community centre and creative venue will be used as part of the Homecoming Scotland 2014 programme, hosting a presentation by ANTHEA HAMILTON AND NICHOLAS BYRNE entitled ‘Love’.
Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art announces several new solo and group exhibitions by leading local and international artists for the 2014 programme. As part of Glasgow International 2014, new exhibitions will also be showcased in off-site locations to present the unknown and forgotten architectural gems of the city in a new light.
For full details of the programme visit: glasgowinternational.org.
Image: Jordan Wolfson, Animation, Masks, 2011 (video still). Copyright the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London.