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WHAT DOES THE SPACE KNOW |Farah Saleh & Mirjam Sögner | Sunday 2 October 3pm

by Farah Saleh & Mirjam Sögner
Gallery 1, Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) | Royal Exchange Square | Glasgow | G1 3AH
Sunday 3 October 2022 | 3pm

Revisiting the work of Black Artists in Scotland through New Collecting || OPENING EVENT

AfroScots is a new show in the opulent Gallery 1 at GoMA that revisits the work of Black artists in Scotland through recent collecting. In collaboration with Mother Tongue – an independent curating duo – the exhibition focuses on showing older works from Glasgow Museums’ collection as well as new acquisitions through the New Collecting Award from Art Fund.

Ashanti Harris: An Exercise in Exorcism // Saturday 20 November 2021, 4pm

GoMA will host a performance of An Exercise in Exorcism – a performance re-conceived by Ashanti Harris for three dancers to be performed in the opulent main space at GoMA. This continues the series of performances where artists have been commissioned to to respond to the building and develop a performance as part of the 25 anniversary programme for GoMA.

Protagonist Antagonist/ BLOCK BLOCK BLOCK

BLOCK BLOCK BLOCK was commissioned by the charity Glasgow Life to mark the museum’s 25th anniversary and supported by Art Fund’s Respond and Reimagine Fund. The following is a response to the live performance that took place on Friday 22 October 2021 in Gallery 1

Anniversary notes on attempts to date and place a poem (p.117)- Ama Ata Aidoo

Letter in January and in the notes section at the end of the book Barby discovered that the poem is placed in Glasgow and dated September 21, 1991. We are now 30 years on from that date and are marking this anniversary and noting that her words continue to resonate today.

Recent Acquisitions now on display in Taste / Gallery 2

Doors opened today again in Gallery 2 for the latest rotation of collection works in Taste which includes the fantastic new acquisition of May 1st and Fingernails on a blackboard,… Read more Recent Acquisitions now on display in Taste / Gallery 2

Land Levels and Rises 2010, Carol Rhodes © and courtesy the artist

New Acquisitions announced!

GoMA is delighted to announce some exciting acquisitions we have made over the last few months for Glasgow Museums’ collection – with more to come (of course) – and it… Read more New Acquisitions announced!

Polygraphs // Gallery 4 // now open

Polygraphs is a group exhibition exploring truth, fiction and evidence in a complicated world. Centred around Abstract (2012), a two-channel video work by Berlin based filmmaker and writer Hito Steyerl,… Read more Polygraphs // Gallery 4 // now open

Wolfgang Tillmans, Tag/Nacht, 2009 Courtesy Maureen Paley, London

Wolfgang Tillmans pictures from New World

Wolfgang Tillmans pictures from New World Gallery 2 18 February – 7 August 2016 Gallery 2 is currently closed just now for the installation of Wolfgang Tillmans pictures from New World and… Read more Wolfgang Tillmans pictures from New World

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