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…

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…

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…
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…
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…

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…

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…

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…

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…