Home Residency | Tilly P-M

Market’s 2021 Studio Projects Home Residency has been awarded to Tilly P-M.  “What could live beyond the plughole, in the pipes?” For the next three months, Tilly will look at mystical mundanity, the gaps around us (metaphorical and physical) being a seedbed for fantasy of self, objects and our surroundings. Making animatronic coded creatures from…

UNDONE

Market Gallery is inviting expressions of interest from Scotland based artists to participate in UNDONE – a conversation about practice facilitated by Aman Sandhu.

Collaborative Residency | Cat McClay and Éiméar McClay

Market’s 2021 Studio Projects Collaborative Residency has been awarded to Cat McClay and Éiméar McClay. They are developing a project focused on the corrupt network of social institutions (Magdalene laundries, mother and baby homes, etc.), which were run by the Catholic church in Ireland during the 20th century. Through a combination of 3D animation, video…

She’s a bit much

“She’s a bit much” is an online research and alternative publishing platform devised by Catalina Barroso Luque and Jude Browning.

Resource Library

Our Resource Library is a small lending library home to a growing collection of books on anti-racism and solidarity across global political movements. The library will be open twice weekly and will function as an educational resource and a community space where learning and conversations can take place. Opening Hours From 25th August 2021:Wednesday 12-2pm;…
"Studio Projects! 2021 Open Call" hand-written on colourful post-its, with each post-it having one letter, stuck slightly wonky on a wall

Studio Projects 2021 Open Call

[Deadline 11.59pm 17th August // £2600 fee + £250 production budget] Market is very excited to share that we are now inviting applications for this year’s Studio Projects. We are offering two different residency programs — a collaborative residency and two home residencies.

Statement in solidarity with Palestine

The Market committee wishes to express support and solidarity with the people of Palestine, and claim accountability for our silence and failure to do so sooner. We have previously only used our social media channels and public facing platforms for the promotion of our program, and the rest of the time allowed our platform to…

Domestic Decadence | An Abominable Little Perversion

An Abominable Little Perversion is a zine which emerged out of Reading Troupe #14 – Domestic Decadence, a writing workshop led by Emma Wolf-Haugh, taking place via post and video call in the summer of 2020. An associative group of self isolating makers writing queer-feminist erotica from home during covid 19, it’s about re-situating the…

Radio Series | Vibration lets me know you are there

Market is delighted to present Vibration lets me know you are there, a radio series broadcasted across the last month of 2020. The series was programmed collaboratively based on submissions from an open call, giving space for existing audio works to resonate in new constellations. More info on each piece and participating artists can be found…

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Home Residency | Camara Taylor

Market’s 2020 Studio Projects Home Residency has been awarded to Camara Taylor. Reflecting on the notion of ‘pining’, Camara will use the month of September to work on a film about heartbreak, nostalgia and the false imaginings of a country — a work of still and moving image held together by an anxious narrator. Mad,…

Collaborative Residency | Hussein Mitha & Alaya Ang

Market’s 2020 Studio Projects Collaborative Residency has been awarded to Alaya Ang and Hussein Mitha. Interested in the subject of ‘gardens’ as imperialist sites of botanical plundering, they will work together on a curatorial research project ‘plotting (against) the garden’. As a starting point, they will map the relationships between language, power, and the colonial…

Domestic Decadence | Reading troupe with Emma Haugh

Market Gallery is excited to host Reading Troupe #14: Domestic Decadence – Furniture erotica & bedroom salon slash fiction in the time of Corona. This distanced workshop will be conducted by post and over zoom in the first week of June. Please read on for more info and how to sign up. “It seems to…

Crystals & Richter’s Daughter | Soya Arakawa & Aman Sandhu

Please join us on leap day night for an evening of performances by Aman Sandhu and Soya Arakawa as part of Aman’s exhibition SO GLAD. Details below, in no particular order. 29th February 2020 7 – 9pm (1) Aman tells a story about Gerhard Richter’s daughter.  (2) Soya performs the Crystals. “I was in Taiwan…

SO GLAD | Aman Sandhu

February 8 – March 20 | Preview Sat Feb 8, 6 – 9 pm Open Friday – Sunday, 12 – 6 pm Market Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Glasgow-based artist Aman Sandhu. SO GLAD is an installation of drawing, sculpture and text-based works that mediate feelings of scepticism about how bodies of colour are consumed in the name of…

Lentil soup beyond the veil | Elsa Richardson

Please note this event will take place at the CCA Theatre and not our usual space at Market Victorian Britain was full of hungry ghosts. Ghosts that left bite marks in apples, nibbled spears of buttered asparagus, wolfed game pie, sipped wine and relished cream cakes. Spirits were called to tea by followers of spiritualism,…

We will write with our own hands in our voices | Sarah Tripp

This informal workshop led by artist and writer Sarah Tripp will consider the many voices we use in our private and working lives. Some of these voices will be identified and distilled with a view to describing an intimate experience you will have within the workshop duration. You will be asked to make people up,…

Unearthings | Rosa Jones

Unearthings is a workshop exploring the use of writing within art, discussing the barriers at play that prevent artists from developing confidence in writing, editing and sharing their writing with others. It will involve a conversation as to why and how people are made to feel alienated from writing, despite naturally leaning towards it as…

What it is to burn | Richard Maguire

Market Gallery is excited to invite you to the launch of a newly commissioned text by Richard Maguire. What it is to burn is an exploration of the evidentiary chain of the linguistic prompts that form bodies as burning, burned, burned out and burnt. It works around desire, passing, and the intersections of race, sexuality and nationality.…

Social Prescription | Vivian Chinasa Ezugha

Social Prescription is a workshop that aims to open up various fasting practices, putting them up for debate and inviting participants to share and exchange perspectives. The workshop is informed by the artist’s performance practice, and a contextualisation of fasting as a ritual that locates the site of resilience within the body. Contesting conventional notions and…
Artist research image / performance documentation. Barefoot soles of someone lying on their front on a transparent vinyl mat on a gret floor. Big drops and splatters of a viscous, jelly-like, watery substance cover the mat.

Potbelly | Clarinda Tse and Caitlyn Main

Clarinda Tse and Caitlyn Main will be sharing their Studio Projects outcomes on Friday 20th September from 6 – 9pm. Clarinda will present a performance, and Caitlyn will screen a short film. 18:50 Pre sunset (with Clarinda Tse) 19:24 Sunset (supper) 20:10 Post Sunset (with Caitlyn Main) Notes on Clarinda’s performance: a jelled up precarity…
Photograph of a person fixing up a doorway of a semi-detached house formed of multiple cream- and salmon- coloured panels. A red car with a skylight parked outside. Caption in Comic Sans going across the centre of the image reads On My Way Home

On my way home | Kerry Campbell

Market Gallery invites you to join us for the fifth episode of our reading group On My Way Home. The facilitator and guest selector for this session is curator and producer Kerry Campbell. Saturday 7th September 3 – 5pm For this session Kerry will be discussing both statistical and more nuanced structural inequality in the…
Three modern (not very aesthetically appealing) ceiling lamps + cords inverted so as to resemble trees in front of a backdrop of rolling seawaves, very blue and artificial-looking. The lamp shades themselves resemble balls of crinkled paper and look like they may have been sourced at Ikea.

Alto, Soprano, Mumbler of Truths | Astrid Newman

Market Gallery warmly invites you to a new performance by Astrid Newman. By relinquishing our attachment to the fantasy of ‘the good life’, and by gaining an understanding of the various impasses that we face, is it possible to move forward from where we stand? Alto, Soprano, Mumbler of Truths is a riff on fantasy,…
An old painting of an ancient city emerging in the distance, possibly Jerusalem. Painting reminiscent of Breughel style. Luscious trees in the foreground.

On my way home | Hussein Mitha

Market Gallery invites you to join us for the fourth episode of our reading group On My Way Home. The facilitator and guest selector for this session is artist and researcher Hussein Mitha. Sarturday 3rd August 3 – 6pm at Market Gallery “We have given up communism — only to fall more deeply in love…
Black and white photograph of six men waiting in line in what appears to be a competition. A middle-aged drag queen wearing a loose white trousersuit and converse trainers with flowers in her mouth is feeling up the crotch of the first man in line who is laughing.

On my way home | Richard Maguire

Market Gallery invites you to join us for the third episode of our reading group On My Way Home. The facilitator and guest selector for this session is artist Richard Maguire. The texts selected by Richard focus on passing and the intersections of race, sexuality and nationality. The first two texts, an excerpt from ‘The…
Event poster with the title reading "i'm blue da ba dee da ba daa" and main image of a still from David Grainger's film 'The Chair'. A boy is looking at an orange and purple sunset, seen from behind. Additional text reads: a sunday afternoon of eccology-focussed, nostalgia-oriented readings hosted by a + e collective.

On my way home | A+E Collective

Market Gallery invites you to join us for the second episode of our reading group ‘On my way home’. The facilitators and guest selectors for this session are A+E Collective. No prior reading necessary — all resources will be provided on the day. In Bluets, Maggie Nelson writes of spending one drizzly May taking ‘long…
Handwritten cursive text in aquamarine with a pink bubble frame on black background saying 'on my way home'

On my way home: prologue

‘On my way home’ is an expanded reading group happening over the course of five months. It is intended as a prolonged conversation that explores belonging through the intersections of personal identity, privilege and oppression. Together we will explore texts including poems, essays, short stories, films, music and more. We will move through realms of…
Image of a small and relatively flatcylindrical drum / sacred cultural object with an inscription of an arrowed cross on it in red. Scanned in from the Berber museum catalogue.

I SHALL BEAR MY VISAGE | Noureddine Ezarraf

I SHALL BEAR MY VISAGE (Or why I radically un-friend the tourist(s)) Saturday 6th April 4 – 6pm at Market Gallery Working within a framework of radical hospitality, artist Noureddine Ezarraf presents a performative exhibition of obliterated objects and images. Over the course of an afternoon, the artist will contest and explore the dichotomies of…
Poster composed of a vortex of dark blue arrows (resembling a meteorological display) with pink and blue text giving details of the exhibition. Title says 'Exchange Show'.

Market x Komplot | Seyran Kirmizitoprak and Cléo Totti

Market Gallery invites you to an exhibition and performances programmed as part of a curatorial exchange with Brussels-based collective Komplot. In collaboration with Komplot curator Sonia Dermience, we will be presenting the work of two artists: Cléo Totti and Seyran Kirmizitoprak. Opening 42 days before the UK officially leaves the European Union, Komplot’s intervention at…
Hands of an old woman dressed warmly, prepping vivid green coriander with a red-handled knife next into a lavender plastic bowl. She is wearing golden and wooden jewellery.

I Keep Telling Them These Stories (your body as an instrument) | Jasleen Kaur

Market Gallery is delighted to present artist Jasleen Kaur’s first Glasgow-based solo exhibition. I Keep Telling Them These Stories (your body as an instrument) is an installation of sculptural and video works, made from footage and sound recordings gathered over the past year in India and Scotland. The work is informed by researching and uncovering…
A grey rock in the shape of an arse propped up theatrically against a dusty pink wall and draped in pink sheets.

Studio Projects 2018: Amy Gear and Ailie Ormston

Market Gallery is excited to announce this year’s Studio Projects residents: Amy Gear and Ailie Ormston! For this six week residency, Amy Gear will be splicing together stories of stones and sex to carve new sculptural and sound work. Amy will develop the work focusing on the human voice – its accents and dialects, the…
Photograph of a cluster of luminous, salmon-coloured mushroom with yellow rims/ The mushroom structure resembles jellyfish. On a grassy background.

Night School | Dr David Luke

In conjunction with the exhibition Cross-feed, Market Gallery presents a special edition of Night School with Dr David Luke at Reidvale Hall. On Thursday 26th of April, Dr David Luke will present his scientific research into psychoactive substances and transpersonal experiences. The talk will take place at Reidvale Community Center at 6:30pm. The event is…

Cross-feed | Aniara Omann and Gary Zhexi Zhang

Market Gallery presents Cross-feed for Glasgow International 2018. Cross-feed is a two-person exhibition with Aniara Omann and Gary Zhexi Zhang, exploring porous boundaries between disparate systems. The duo exhibition draws on para-scientific practices, strange ecologies and experiments with consciousness. Exploring psychic and metabolic exchanges between bodies, Cross-feed exhibits new work by Omann and Zhang considering…

Equinox screening: Animisms

At Market Gallery, on March 20th, the astrological event of The Equinox marks the occasion for a screening of five films by four filmmakers, each work addressing themes of cultural, spiritual and scientific relationships with the natural world. Animism (from Latin anima, “breath, spirit, life”) is the belief that objects, places and creatures all possess…

Reproductive Technologies Reading Group

March – June 2018 Reproductive Technologies is a six month reading group intended as a prolonged conversation towards a sustained event in July. The selected texts respond to reproduction in a variety of meanings and explore the position of bodies in system of production and reproduction. How do notions about gender, motherhood, and sexual difference…

Structures of Support | Daniel Massie

Structures of Support: Female Film Performances and Reflections on Process Thursday, 22nd February, 6:30PM – 8:00PM – doors from 6PM In the run up to the Oscars and for our first Night School of 2018, Daniel Massie will present an overview of his research on the category and winning performances of Actress in a Supporting…

Open Corner 2 | Jack Wansbrough, Florida, Roisin Cairney, Richard Taylor

Open Corner is an initiative, facilitated by Market Gallery, for practitioners to make use of an unoccupied shop-front unit on Duke Street. Open Corner is located just seven doors down from Market Gallery. Over November and December 2017 the space will be used by practitioners for one week slots in any way they wish. The…

Calcium Storeys | Jamie Kane

Calcium Storeys is an exhibition of new work developed by Jamie Kane during his Studio Projects Residency at Market Gallery this summer (2017). The exhibition centres around a video that through a consideration of materiality, forms an assemblage of people and things, culminating in an architectural proposal. The film takes Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3) as a…

OPEN CORNER RESIDENTS

Open Corner is a one-off initiative, facilitated by Market Gallery, for practitioners to make use of an unoccupied shop-front unit on Duke Street. Open Corner is located just seven doors down from Market Gallery. Over August and September 2017 the space will be used by practitioners for one week slots in any way they wish.…

Studio Projects 2017 | Andrew Black and Jamie Kane

Market Gallery are hosting Jamie Kane and Andrew Black for this Summer’s Studio Projects: a five-week residency taking place between August and September 2017. For this residency, Andrew will be gathering materials and research to produce a body of work that might develop into a film project. The work produced will carry forth a fairly…

WATCH FREE MARKET TALKS

Our documentation of the talks from FREE MARKET: A Forum on Cultural Resources in Crisis are now available to watch on Youtube! Click here to be taken to the channel.

Solution for Market Gallery | Francis McKee

Market Gallery is pleased to invite you to a dog walk/discussion event, which will conclude Jarsdell Solutions Ltd’s current project, ‘Solution for Market Gallery’. Francis McKee will lead a walk around Dennistoun, using the locality as a stimulus for the introduction of several morsels from his varied research interests. McKee’s contribution will then frame a…

Solution for Market Gallery | Jarsdell Solutions Ltd

Following an extended period of consultation, research and development, Jarsdell Solutions Ltd is pleased to launch the implementation phase of its latest solution. Solution for Market Gallery has been realised in the wake of Market Gallery’s displacement from two of its three spaces. Those two spaces are to be converted into a Post Office, in…

White Witches | Izabella Scott

Market Gallery presents WHITE WITCHES an illustrated talk by Izabella Scott: Friday 23rd of June, 7pm. Witchcraft is trending. But are the histories being invoked all too “white”? It is no accident that the European witch hunts escalated at the very same time as the first colonizers were subjugating populations in the Americas. And it…

Is Either My Needs or My Dreams! | Javier Calderon

Talk & Screening curated by Javier Calderon.Saturday 10th of June, 3pm. Market Gallery is excited to be hosting Javier Calderon, Director of Chalton Gallery (London), for the next of our Night School events. Javier will be speaking about the highs and lows of setting up the gallery, and about other curatorial projects across the UK…

Free Market: A Forum on Cultural Resources in Crisis

Over the course of three days, Market Gallery will host numerous arts organisers, artists, journalists, writers, economists and activists from across Scotland & the UK. Initiated partly as a response to losing two of our gallery spaces at the end of May, we want to problem-pose the underlying issues behind the allocation of resources and…

Voice sampling and living sculptures | Suzanne Déry and Susannah Stark

Voice sampling and living sculptures, a night of listening to the Minch. The evening will mark the closing of Suzanne Déry and Susannah Stark’s exhibition – the last over Market Gallery’s three spaces. Don’t miss this chance to see and listen to this duo’s exploration of the peat bog or swamp as a sonic space…

The Minch | Suzanne Déry and Susannah Stark

Exhibition runs 12 – 23 April 2017, Tuesday-Sunday 12-6pm. An exhibition of new work by Suzanne Déry and Susannah Stark, The Minch is a multimedia installation of disembodied voices, handmade instruments, and moveable plastic prints. Across Market’s three exhibition spaces, the installation explores the potential of the human imagination to appropriate and animate a concept,…

1957 Chevy Apparition | Ross Little, Florrie James, Lester Alvarez Meno

Opening 17th February 6-9pm Exhibition runs from 18th February – 12th March 2017 1957 Chevy Apparition is an exhibition of films by Ross Little, Florrie James and Lester Alvarez Meno. Ross Little and Florrie James have collaborated on a series of three short films each presenting a variety of experiences, real and imagined, reflecting on…

Art Talk Notes | Iain Morrison

As part of our ongoing Night School programme, we are pleased to present an event with Iain Morrison. Thursday 2nd February, 7pm at Market Gallery, free and unticketed. Art Talk Notes – In talks, writing, I’m thinking. Iain Morrison’s text series, Art Talk Notes reckons with the question of how to effectively use occasions of…

Studio Projects Publication Launch | Lewis Den Hertog

The culmination of his Studio Projects 2016 Residency with Market Gallery, Lewis den Hertog presents a new full-colour book combining multiple writing, drawing, and found-image projects. Bringing together various strands of the artist’s visual research, the publication explores grotesquery, memetics, and vernacular image-making practices. Launch Friday 13th January 2017, 6 – 8pm at Market Gallery…

Blow up my town | Amelia Bywater

Blow up my town Perspectives on self-abolition, the body and transgression. loom loom loom presents a group/reading/discussion: hosted by Amelia Bywater, Gesa Helms, Liam Casey as part of the Studio Projects 2016 Residency at Market Gallery Sunday 22nd January 2017 5 – 8pm Market Gallery 334 Duke Street, Glasgow, G31 1QZ RSVP essential – see…

Stephanie Elaine Black, Brandon Cramm, Sonia Hufton, Emil Lillo, Sulaïman Majali, Aaron McCarthy, Alex Sarkisian, Serra Tansel and Lewk Wilmshurst

Market Gallery is pleased to host an exhibition bringing together works by Stephanie Elaine Black, Brandon Cramm, Sonia Hufton, Emil Lillo, Sulaïman Majali, Aaron McCarthy, Alex Sarkisian, Serra Tansel and Lewk Wilmshurst. For this exhibition, the committee each selected two artists whose work they’ve been following with interest. Through our ongoing conversations we have been…

The Uncritical Critic | Rosanna Mclaughlin

Market Gallery presents the second of this years Night School events: ‘The Uncritical Critic (Whatever Happened to Opinion?)’ – a talk by Rosanna Mclaughlin on Friday 4th November 7-9pm At a time when more writing about art is being published than ever before, where has all the criticism gone? Writer and curator Rosanna Mclaughlin will…

The Party | Mark Briggs

Presented by loom loom loom for Market Galleryat Scott Rogers‘ Creative Lab Residency, CCA.Thursday 20 October, 7-8pm. During the Studio Projects 2016 Residency at Market Gallery, Amelia Bywater has developed loom loom loom, a speculative publishing project scoping out the indistinct spaces of writing, speaking and performing and their translation within the actual spaces of…

Understanding Communal Luxury & Radical Practice | Carl Lavery

Market Gallery presents the first of this years Night School events: ‘Understanding Communal Luxury & Radical Practice’ – a talk by Prof. Carl Lavery on Friday 9th September 7-9pm. This talk aims to contextualise and explain what is at stake in the idea of communal luxury, a concept that the historian Kristin Ross investigates in…

Studio Projects 2016 | Amelia Bywater and Lewis den Hertog

Market Gallery are hosting Amelia Bywater and Lewis den Hertog for this summer’s Studio Projects: a four-week residency throughout July. For the residency Amelia is developing loom, a publishing project that focuses on writing and artistic practices that traverse and express the transmission and recoding of language. Each iteration will be a collaboration of sorts,…

Text by Lauren Dyer Amazeen

Accompanying text by Lauren Dyer Amazeen for Office for Monument Construction: Albert Camus wrote, “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” Camus believed in the Absurd, the friction between humanity’s pursuit of some sort of order and meaning…

Office for Monument Construction | Karolina Breguła

Market Gallery is pleased to present a new video work by Karolina Breguła, commissioned for Glasgow International 2016. Office for Monument Construction tells the story of people who come from a town which no longer exists. Having no better place to stay, they inhabit a deserted concrete complex situated in the middle of a vibrant…

Picture Window (Sonica) | Johanna Billing and Joanna Peace

Market Gallery are delighted to invite you to Picture Window’s programme of contemporary video art for Sonica 2015. Transforming the windows into screens the work of Johanna Billing and Joanna Peace is presented, which use and examine music and song in innovative and original ways. Projections from 5pm until 8pm daily, 29th October – 8th…

Murder in Three Acts | Asli Çavuşoğlu

Opening: 20 March 2015, 7pm – 9pmExhibition: 21 March – 19 April 2015 Market Gallery presents Asli Çavuşoğlu’s Murder in Three Acts, a scripted crime drama rehearsed, performed, and filmed during Frieze Art Fair 2012 in the framework of Frieze Projects. The first stage of the work, executed by a professional crew of actors and…

Simon Buckley | The Relevance of Irreverence

The Relevance of Irreverence Evil Empire – Simon Buckley – Artist Talk The Relevance of Irreverence Saturday 28 February 2015, 7pm As the sun sets on Evil Empire, Market Gallery is pleased to be hosting an artist talk with Simon Buckley. The talk ‘The Relevance of Irreverence’ will be broken down into four parts, where…

Boom in boom in, butter: Black Meal | Casey O’Connell and Sarah Rose

Black Meal – FULLY BOOKED Gallery 2 Sunday 23 November 2014 7:00pm – 8:30pm A delicious meal to disorient the senses by considering modes of foreign and abject consumption. Please note this event is not suitable for vegetarians or those with gluten intolerant. This event is now fully booked, if you would like to be…

Boom in boom in, butter | Casey O’Connell and Sarah Rose

31 October – 28 November 2014 Taking cooking – its language, form and history – as a model for research and production, Casey O’Connell and Sarah Rose will host events using modes of instruction as a score: a recipe. During the events, the static and visible score will be destabilised as it passes through the…

The Devil’s Plantation | May Miles Thomas

Friday 15 August 2014 Event opens at 7:00pm Screening begins at 7:30pm with a Q&A to follow As part of GENERATION, Market Gallery presents May Miles Thomas’ film The Devil’s Plantation. A haunting psycho-geographic journey, The Devil’s Plantation brings together two life stories to reveal an ancient secret. Supported by the SAC Creative Scotland Award,…

No Date | Scott Rogers

Tuesday 22 July 2014 Event opens: 7.30pm, screening begins: 8.00pm As part of the series of events of Time After Time, Scott Rogers will present his video No Date for the first time as a screening. Filmed in Glasgow over a one year period, the video takes the form of an nature documentary where human…

Time After Time | Douglas Morland, Darren Tesar and Scott Rogers

TIME AFTER TIME EXHIBITION 11th July – 1st August 2014 Opening event Friday 11th of July, 6-9pm Market Gallery presents Time After Time, a new exhibition and series of events, talks and screenings as part of GENERATION, a nationwide programme showcasing art in Scotland from the past 25 years.The project will consider the approach of…

Miscellany: Revised Moments and Cinematic Artefacts | Thomas Anderson at Titan Props

Titan Props, Kinning Park (From Kinning Park Subway walk over motorway foot-bridge and follow the signs) Saturday 22 March 2014 8pm – 10pm For one night only, come and experience Edinburgh based artist Thomas Anderson’s: ‘Miscellany: Revised Moments and Cinematic Artefacts’, a collection of installed video works, utilising a variety of inspiring objects from Titan…

Love that moves the sun and the other stars | Anna McLauchlan & Sarah Tripp

13 February 2014 7.30pm Anna McLauchlan & Sarah Tripp This participatory talk is about adjustment as viewed through the practice of yoga. Yoga in this context is the therapeutic practice largely made up of yoga poses or postures referred to by the Sanskrit word asana. Adjustment has a specific meaning, where the teacher physically moves…

Glasgow Open Dance School (G.O.D.S)

11 January – 21 February 2014 Opening Event: Saturday 11 January 3pm – 6pm For six weeks from the 11th of January 2014, Glasgow Open Dance School is based at Market Gallery, creating a physical, welcoming space for movement research and practice in Glasgow. The first space at Market Gallery is The Resource Room, which…

New States | Beth Dynowski

26th October – 6th December 2013 Opening: 25th October 2013 6-9pm Market Gallery presents ‘New States,’ the first solo exhibition by Glasgow based artist Beth Dynowski. The exhibition extends through three gallery spaces, where the artist presents a lexicon of ceramic, wood and metal sculptures, found objects, images and texts. The exhibition stages a moment…

The Mesh | Chris Heppell

30th October 2013 6-9pm Taking Timothy Morton’s concept of “the mesh” as a starting point, Chris Heppell (University of Aberdeen) will give a short presentation leading to a wider discussion about the relations between ecology, aesthetic theory, and visual culture. Beginning with a feeling of vertigo brought on by an awareness of ecological proximity with…

AT LAND | Steven Campbell, Aimi Ferrier, Helen Flockhart, Marianne Greated, Mabel Halliday, Katrin Jaberg, Lindsey Mclean, Carol Rhodes, Alastair Strachan and Mary Wintour

In landscape, one searches for memory. One searches for the traces that connect the familiar with the visible, molding and making palpable the interstice between our own locality and the distant place. We look for memory that is implied. We look for memory that is explicit. We find resemblance within a familiar view that enables…

Robot Ninja | Jonathan Monaghan

3rd May – 7th June 2013 Using the same technology employed by Hollywood and video games American artist Jonathan Monaghan debuts a new video installation for Market Gallery entitled Robot Ninja. Drawing as much on the past and mythology, as on science fiction and contemporary culture, Monaghan envisions a monstrous robotic harbinger. It is unclear…

GFF | Market Gallery Shorts

GFF: Market Gallery Shorts A programme of curated short films by artist filmmakers at Market Gallery. Jonathan Monaghan’s short films combine high end computer animation with surreal and fantastical scenes drawn from popular culture and Western history. Tessa Power’s short work fuses ideas about contemporary space travel and humans supposed control over nature with representation…

The Origins of Another Artwork | Toby Huddlestone

The Origins of Another Artwork Toby Huddlestone 18th January – 8th February 2013 Toby Huddlestones solo exhibition at Market Gallery, Glasgow. A three-gallery solo show featuring brand new multi-screen video work Falling, ongoing work ‘So what can be said to have gone on?’ (part 2) with old and new lecture performances + special invited guests,…

Budgie Butlins | Catherine Roberts

Budgie Butlins Catherine Roberts 2nd – 23rd November 2012 This show was of the documentation of the experience of forty six lucky budgerigars as they enjoyed a unique and miniature Butlins’ style holiday. Donated by The Northern Ireland Budgerigar, Zebra Finch and Foreign Bird Society, Budgie Butlins’ offers the very best in rest and relaxation…

Draw Duke Street | Mitch Miller

Draw Duke Street Mitch Miller 30th October – 16th December 2012 Preview 7th December. From the 30th of October to the 16th of December 2012, illustrator Mitch Miller was resident in Market Gallery on Duke Street. His task was to create a large room-length ‘dialectogram’ of the stretch of Dennistoun’s main high street that lies…

Night School #1 | Kirsteen MacDonald

‘Night School # 1’ This talk/lab is the first in a four part series of events curated by Market Gallery in conjunction with the Art School Union. The series is based on a desire to open up discussion surrounding contemporary practices. Speakers will be given a ‘word’ and ‘gift’ to respond to in relation to…

Wavelength | Helena Ohman McCardle and Borja Alcalde

29th September – 14th October 2012 Gallery 3 Helena Öhman McCardle is a Swedish visual artist based in Glasgow and Stockholm. She has a Master of Fine Arts from the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm (1999 – 2004), with an exchange at the Environmental Art Department at Glasgow School of Art in 2002. She…

Studio Projects | Volume 1 + Skill/Trade + Warm Minds

Studio Projects Volume 1 | Skill/Trade | Warm Minds 1st – 23rd September 2012 Volume 1 James Merchant & Jack Park The objects in this exhibition are the result of a collaborative process over the period of one month.The work looks to establish a dialogue between makers, audience and material. Objects were appropriated, altered and…

Art Lending Library | Walker & Bromwich

Art Lending Library Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art 20th April – 7th May 2012 A project by Market Gallery and Walker & Bromwich Located in the Mitchell library. Art Lending Library was an ambitious new commission by Zoe Walker and Neil Bromwich which took the form of an experimental library and public procession. Conceived…