Andrew Black
#70 - November 2023 Reflection

‘Only the mineral remains’

A commentary by writer, researcher and activist Keir Milburn in response to Andrew Black’s Margaret Tait Commission film, ‘On Clogger Lane’
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#70 - November 2023 Review

Little Palestine

Elhum Shakerifar’s reflection on Abdallah Al-Khatib’s poetry and film was first published on MAP in 2021 in Issue #63. We republish it now with a new introduction.
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#69 - October 2023 Review

You know it’s not the same as it was:

Caitlin Merrett King attends The Promise of Pleasure, the closing event for Good Bad Books?, a series of workshops and talks organised by Naomi Pearce and Anna Bunting-Branch and held at the Barbican in August/September 2023
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#69 - October 2023 Review

‘As if writing were not sleeping’

Hilary White reviews Marie Darrieussecq’s Sleepless
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#69 - October 2023 Project

Public Library

Jacob Hoffman on a new programme of events in a community space hosted by The Dissenter for Space Studies, Edinburgh
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#69 - October 2023 MAP X EAF


Guest editor Rosie Roberts introduces her five commissioned responses to Edinburgh Art Festival, 2023
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#69 - October 2023 MAP X EAF


Saoirse Amira Anis responds to Christian Noelle Charles’ WHAT A FEELING! Part I, at Edinburgh Printmakers. This is one of a series on the Edinburgh Art Festival 2023, commissioned for MAP by Rosie Roberts
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#69 - October 2023 MAP X EAF

Calvin & Dorothy Towers

Calvin Z Laing responds to Sean Burns’ work Dorothy Towers as part of an Edinburgh Art Festival 2023 series, commissioned by Rosie Roberts
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#69 - October 2023 MAP X EAF

Care with Composition

MAP X EAF guest editor Rosie Roberts, writes to Markéta Luskačová regarding her 2023 exhibition at Stills, Edinburgh
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#69 - October 2023 MAP X EAF

Park Life

Caitlin Merrett King documents Jupiter Rising X EAF Party as part of a series of responses to Edinburgh Art Festival 2023, commissioned by Rosie Roberts for MAP
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#69 - October 2023 MAP X EAF

Poems as Portals

Phil Crockett Thomas responds to Nat Raha: epistolary (on carceral islands). Part of Rosie Roberts’ Edinburgh Art Festival 2023 series
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#69 - September 2023 Vessel on MAP

Extended to Attract and Repel

Eilidh Akilade finds much to weigh up on her tour of the Edinburgh sewage works with artist Tonya McMullan. The drawing tour was part of Art Walk Porty Festival’s Extended Programme and curated project Vessel
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#69 - September 2023 Review

Repeat Patterns

New work by Helen de Main & Mandy McIntosh at the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow. Review by Catherine Spencer
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#69 - September 2023 Vessel on MAP

Take a Walk

‘A visit to Art Walk Porty, across the two hottest days of the year, feels like every artwork is looking over its shoulder to somewhere else along the coastline, fragments from a whole that is variably very close or out in the distance, like the tide or a toilet flush.’ Timothea Armour puts on her sunscreen.
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#69 - September 2023 Vessel on MAP


Founder and curator of Art Walk Projects, Rosy Naylor introduces this year’s theme, exploring questions of resilience, care and adaptability in the face of global climate questions. This also marks the continuation of an ongoing editorial partnership with MAP
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#69 - September 2023 Reflection

The Flesh, the Mesh, the Mushroom

Writing Fungal Poetry Through Deep Collaboration. By Fiona Glen and Nina Hanz. Their book Mycoglossia is published by HVTN Press
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#60 - March 2021 Review

Drilling Through Hard Boards

Andrew Key reviews Frederick Wiseman’s City Hall (2020) at Glasgow Film Festival
#5 - January 2006

Commission: Clara Ursitti

Clara Ursitti is an artist based Glasgow who has recently exhibited at Tramway, Glasgow and Galleri 54, Gothenburg, Sweden. She has an upcoming exhibition at CB Studios, New York. (This entry will be completed online by July 2016).
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#2 - May 2005 Review

Moyna Flannigan

Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, 7 April–14 May 
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#18 Summer - June 2009


TJ Carlin talks to Leigh Ledare about personal subjectivity and its reception
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#60 - March 2021 Review

Cinema of resistance

Anahit Behrooz reviews Mohammad Rasoulof’s ‘There is No Evil’ at this year’s Glasgow Film Festival
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#56 - May 2020 Women Painting: Scottish Art 1940-1980

Flood Tide (Joan Eardley)

by Edwin Morgan
#62 - June 2021 Review

Nothing Personal

Susannah Thompson reviews a new journal that dares to ask the awkward questions and poses complex ideas around critical conversation
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#18 Summer - June 2009

Remarks: Collective Recipes

Palermo-based artist Aleksandra Mir discusses her new book project. 
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#59 - September 2020 Through Motion

Restorative Disembodiment

A photo essay by Saoirse Amira Anis
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#6 - April 2006 Review

Books: Ron Mueck

By Robert Rosenblum, published by Fondation Cartier Pour L’Art Contemporain, 2006 
#2 - May 2005


Tim Abrahams reports on art world activity
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#37 - October 2016

…where the art is: the interwoven spaces of Radiophrenia…

Anna McLauchlan channels ‘Radiophrenia’, a fortnight of live broadcast sound and transmission arts
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#47 - November 2018 Review

Constant Companion

Philippa Snow reviews Seasonal Associate, Heike Geissler’s account of taking on seasonal work at Amazon
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#23 Autumn - September 2010

Collaborative Research

Sam Ainsley, a member of AHM, discusses future plans for this artist trio
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#43 - March 2018 Review

In Place of Hate

Jessica Ramm considers the results of Edmund Clark’s three-year residency at HMP Grendon, the UK’s only therapeutic prison. Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 6 December 2017 - 11 March 2018
#13 Spring - March 2008

Wilhelm Sasnal: Deluxe Punk

‘You are telling me things, but what do you actually mean by that? Whats your point? Lukasz Ronduda digs deep into the work of Polish artist Wilhelm Sasnal
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#64 - February 2022 MAP Project

Personal Phrases: Redundancy

By Lydia Davies
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#35 - August 2015 MAP Reading Group

Thank you for writing to me so often, you are revealing yourself to me in the only way you can

Laura Edbrook reflects on the reading and discussion group ‘Sick Sick Sick: The Books of Ornery Women’ co-run with Emma Balkind and presented by MAP between autumn 2013 and autumn 2014. ‘Sick Sick Sick’ was an open reading project based online and at the CCA, Glasgow and examined a radical or ‘bludgeoned’ subjectivity of female writers
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#41 - October 2017

A timely encounter

Carol Rama and the uses of biography by Kylie Gilchrist
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#65 - April 2022
A Year of Carte Blanche & Other Chimeras


by Jen/Eleana Hofer
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#65 - March 2022 Good on Paper Series

To Entertain

Appendix 4 of Good on Paper’s first invitation to readers to join the Performance & Language workshop
#24 - November 2010 Review

Alex Pollard

12 November–18 December, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow
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#63 - October 2021 Review

Little Palestine

Elhum Shakerifar reflects on Abdallah Al-Khatib’s poetry and film
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#48 - November 2018 Letters

Intentionally Unsent Letters or Letters Forgotten Unintentionally

The first in a series of letters written by Ester Krumbachová, published in conjunction with the exhibition and film programme of the Czech artist’s work at CCA Glasgow, 7 Dec 2018 to 27 January 2019
#66 - August 2022
A Year of Carte Blanche & Other Chimeras

Too Likeable (To the Side of Rosemary Mayer), Part 2

by Alice Butler
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#52 - September 2019 Column

Gardenlust #10: The Slug Murderers

A monthly column by Isabella Streffen
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#9 - March 2007 Review

Jonathan Monk

8 December 2006–18 February 2007, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin / 29 November 2006 –20 January 2007, Lisson Gallery, London
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#6 - April 2006 Review

Tropicalia: A Revolution in Brazilian Culture

Barbican, London, 16 February–21 May 2006 
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#14 Summer - June 2008 Review

Cathy Wilkes

16 April–8 June 2008, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes
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#9 - March 2007

Emerging: Jamie Shovlin

Steven Cairns looks at the work of emerging artist Jamie Shovlin
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#42 - January 2018 Review


Dominik Czechowski reviews Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys 1967-2017 at UB Art Galleries, New York, 7 September - 31 December 2017, touring to the Des Moines Art Center, Iowa, 17 February - 13 May 2018
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#44 - April 2018 Essay

“More generous and more suspicious”

Anna Bunting Branch examines Feminist SF as a worldbuilding practice 
#14 Summer - June 2008 Review

Joan Jonas

5 April–18 May 2008, Wilkinson Gallery, London
#25 - July 2011

Shoplifters Shopgirls

Glasgow-based artists Sophie Macpherson and Clare Stephenson talk to Steven Cairns about their recent collaboration and how theatrical contexts have shaped it
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#8 - November 2006 Review

Karl Haendel

16 September–14 October 2006, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow
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#14 Summer - June 2008

Report: Exhibition by Commission

Jane Neal traces the path of a new phenomenon in British art: the meteoric rise of the public commission.