in the background there is a road with traffic lights and a black car driving by, behind this there is red brick building. In the foreground, a flurry of about 15 pigeons is suspended in mid air, some have their wings fully extended, others less so. It is a low resolution photo so the image is slightly blurry.

Window Display 1: Herc Wayden

Introducing our new Window Display exhibition format which invites two Glasgow-based artists to occupy our windows in our space in 13 Ross Street across the month of April and May. This project fosters open-ended creative processes and collaboration, looking into new and playful ways of engaging with our audiences and passers by. *Artist Bio: Herc…

Reading/Writing from a Distance – screening

Saturday 20th April / 6-8pm. 13 Ross St, G1 5AR. Free but ticketed. Following their Reader Residency* at Market Gallery across February and March, Glasgow based British-Barbadian writer, editor, curator and artist Harvey Dimond has programmed the screening event Reading/ Writing from a distance. The programme expands on some of the themes teased out during their…

Library Digest: Kirsteen Stevenson

A review of Imperial Intimacies by Hazel V. Carby. Scanned Image: Hazel V. Carby, Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands, Verso Books, London, pp. 324-325, 160-161. Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands, begins with ‘the girl’ – the girl who is constantly asked ‘the question!’. ‘The  question’ was always lying in wait –…

Reader Residency 2024 |  Harvey Dimond

Left: Outeniqua waters, digital photograph, 2023, courtesy of the artist/ Right: Sedee, digital collage, 2021 courtesy of the artist. We are excited to host Harvey Dimond for the Market Gallery Reader Residency 2024. Harvey will be working alongside the Resource Library at Market Gallery across February and March. Harvey Dimond is a British-Barbadian writer, editor,…

Board of Trustees 2024 Call Out

Join our board! Market Gallery is looking for new board members to start between March-June 2024. We are a small, dedicated board of trustees who advise a Programming Committee and Programme Administrator on how to achieve their goals, and continue the organisation’s 20+ years of supporting emerging artists and creating platforms for learning, research and…

Library Digest: Beulah Ezeugo

Keep it in Mind: A review of In These Circumstances: On collaboration, performativity, self-organisation and transdisciplinarity in research-based practices by a.pass ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Scanned Images 1 & 2: Philippine Hoegen, Lilia Mestre, Various Authors (2022) In These Circumstances: On collaboration, performativity, self-organisation and transdisciplinarity in research-based practices, Onomatopee 181, Netherlands, pp. 210-211, 160-161. I started reading ‘In…

Open Letter in Solidarity with the People of Palestine

Image: Yousef Anastas We, the committee members of Market Gallery, write to express our solidarity with the people of Palestine, and their struggle for life, freedom and dignity. We are calling for an immediate ceasefire. We condemn Western support of the ongoing occupation and systemic violation of human rights which normalises dangerous rhetoric and propagates…

…of resource/full ideations –  Reader Residency Zoë Charlery

Last Autumn we invited Zoë Charlery to take on a residency at our Resource Library. The Reader Residency is a pilot residency format for activating and shaping the growing collection of books that inform and foster solidarity across global political movements. Zoë spent their time reading the library’s sources to consider the entangled channels that support an abolitionist practice.…

[ A wet and heavy noise ]

It is Market’s pleasure to share with you 𝘼 𝙬𝙚𝙩 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙝𝙚𝙖𝙫𝙮 𝙣𝙤𝙞𝙨𝙚. For this publication Market Gallery brought together five commissioned artists who use writing in its expanded form as part of their practices. Publication launch on 21st May 2022 2.30-4.30pm. Pre-order / order your copy.