For Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art 2012, The Common Guild is delighted to present five new projects by the Melbourne-based artists Marco Fusinato, Bianca Hester, Laresa Kosloff, Joshua Petherick and David Rosetzky presented in collaboration with the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne.
The project launches a new collaboration with ACCA to realise an ambitious visual arts project for 2012 and 2014, coinciding with Glasgow’s hosting of the Commonwealth Games.
The five selected artists will come to Glasgow for Glasgow International Festival and participate in the programme, through a series of events, screenings and performances.
An all-day noise performance by Marco Fusinato at SWG3 on Eastvale Place on Thursday 28th April;
A series of city-wide performances and actions by Bianca Hester throughout the duration of the Festival, culminating in a performance on the top floor of a city centre car park on Sunday 29th April;
An audio performance at Partickhill Lawn Bowling Club on Partickhill Road by Laresa Kosloff in collaboration with Andy Thomson on Friday 27th April
An all-day screening of David Rosetzky’s film ‘How to Feel’ at The Goethe Institut on Park Circus on Saturday 28th April;
A series of posters on Glasgow’s Subway system by Joshua Petherick, on view between Monday 16th – Sunday 29th April.
Full details of all projects are available from www.thecommonguild.org.uk.
During 2012–2013 a selection of artists from Glasgow will present work in Melbourne as part of ACCA’s programme of exhibitions and events, including: Sarah Tripp, Stephen Sutcliffe, Jacqueline Donachie, Torsten Lauschmann.
Melbourne in Glasgow is commissioned by The Common Guild and ACCA for Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art.