Scotland + Venice 2015 call
The Scotland and Venice partners are beginning preparations for participation in the 56th International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale, in 2015. For the artist/s selected, Venice provides a significant opportunity for the development and presentation of new work. For the partners, Venice is an important project that helps to build Scotland’s profile and reputation as an international centre for the visual arts.
The partners are now seeking notes of interest from experienced curators and/or visual arts organisations to work with them in delivering an ambitious and imaginative project that will run during the Biennale in 2015.
Scotland + Venice is a partnership between Creative Scotland, British Council Scotland and the National Galleries of Scotland.
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Notes of interest should be submitted to Amanda Catto, Portfolio Manager, Visual Arts at email@example.com by 5pm on 7 th March 2014.
Glasgow Film Theatre
Scotland + Venice 2013 worked with Glasgow Film Theatre on a series of film screenings that celebrated the crossover between visual art and cinema. The films were selected by Corin Sworn, Duncan Campbell and Hayley Tompkins, and chosen for their influence on the artists' practice. For more information visit www.glasgowfilm.org
Scotland + Venice 2013 worked with The Skinny on a series of reviews written by the team of Information Assistants. The reviews covered a range of exhibitions and events that took place across Venice during the Biennale and are available to read here.
The Information Assistants Programme for Scotland + Venice 2013 promoted the professional development of students through training, workshops, mentoring, support and discussion.
Sworn / Campbell / Tompkins
Scotland + Venice 2013 ran from 1 June to 24 November. The exhibition featured new works by Corin Sworn, Duncan Campbell and Hayley Tompkins, three of the most consistently interesting artists working in Scotland today.
Scotland + Venice 2013 was presented by The Common Guild, Glasgow, where the artists will re-present their work in the summer of 2014.
A virtual tour of the exhibition is available here.
Interviews with the artists are available here.