Window Series 2: Aly Gear

For the second showing of our Window Series exhibition format, we have invited Glasgow-based artist Aly Gear to present her work Theft During the Lairdic Era 1707-1886 in the window of our space at 13 Ross Street throughout the month of August. Open from Thursday 1st August 2024, 11am to 5pm every week from Tuesday…

Committee Member Open Call 2024

Market Gallery is looking for an Artist Programmer to join our committee in October 2024! The term on the Committee is a two-year position that offers an opportunity to develop research interests and programme collaboratively in a non-hierarchical environment. Committee members are responsible for all aspects of the daily running of the organisation alongside the…

From A Distance / text response to the Reader Residency by Harvey Dimond

‘Hydrocolonialism riffs off the term postcolonialism and, like that concept, has a wide potential remit that could include colonization by way of water (various forms of maritime imperialism), colonization of water (occu- pation of land with water resources, the declaration of territorial waters, the militarization and geopoliticization of oceans), a colony on (or in) water…

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 –…

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.