Exhibition

Skip-Ad; Play

19 Apr 2018 – 1 May 2018

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Monday - Saturday 10 - 5PM

Savoy Centre

Glasgow
Scotland, United Kingdom

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As Glasgow's contemporary biennial art world convenes, Skip-Ad; Play launches a
reactionary expression from 19 April through to 1 May 2018.

About

The central framework of this exhibition is spatial context. It determines a coherence among the diverse artwork displayed, informed by the global origins of the artists and the local production of their respective work. This invokes the Savoy Shopping Centre itself, a uniqueplatform facilitating interaction between the local and global. The concept of the show asked for a creative response and play on what the Savoy was, is, and could be. Accessibility was, therefore, the main point of reference to ensure that this exhibition could be displayed in a functional space. This produced a diverse arrangement of aesthetic and conceptual forms contributed by a large roster of artists.

Skip-Ad; Play is a group exhibition comprised of 25 Glasgow-based artists; Justin Apperly &Emily Chudnovsky; Jason Aaron Wall & Mikhail Sikovikov; Darae Baek; Zoe Beaudry; Cara Bonewitz; Elina Bry; Nien-Ting Chen & Jaxton Su; Megan Clark; Jamie Cooper; Corinna D'Schoto; David Fagan; Wojtek Gasiorowski; Maria Gondek; Sandy Harris; Sarah Keber; Supapong Laodheerasiri; Sun Lee; Jack McCombe; Sin Young Park; Matthew Parkin; Jeanne Tullen; and Jing Xie.

A vast assemblage of performance, video art, sculpture, painting, photography, textiles, and immersive site-specific installations offer an experiential reinterpretation of a community pillar.


The opening launch event will be held on 19 April from 18h00 - 21h00, drinks and hors-
d'oeuvres will kindly be provided by Andell’s Café, accompanied by live performances.

Curated by Edinburgh-based duo Aleya Dwivedi & Laetitia Engelbrecht-Schnuer.

Curators

Laetitia Engelbrecht-Schnuer

Aleya Dwivedi

Exhibiting artists

Jing Xie

Nien-Ting Chen

Corinna D'Schoto

Jeanne Tullen

Jaxton Su

Maria Gondek

Supapong Laodheerasiri

Matthew Parkin

Cara Bonewitz

Wojtek Gasiorowski

Darae Baek

Sarah Keber

Sin Young Park

Sun Lee

Zoe Beaudry

Jason Aaron Wall & Mikhail Sikovikov

Elina Bry

Megan Clark

Justin Apperly & Emily Chudnovsky

David Fagan

Jamie Cooper

Jack McCombe

Sandy Harris

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