Exhibitions at Scotland + Venice
Alberta Whittle has been commissioned to develop new work which will be put forward to represent Scotland as a collateral event at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. The project is commissioned by the Scotland + Venice Partnership and is a multi-partner project initiated by Glasgow International and supported by Glasgow Life.
This will be the tenth presentation commissioned by the Scotland + Venice partnership continuing to build Scotland’s strength and repu… more
Scotland + Venice is delighted to present a new single-channel video installation by Charlotte Prodger, curated by Linsey Young with Cove Park, at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.
Located at Arsenale Docks, Prodger’s new work will build upon her sustained exploration of subjectivity, self-determination, and queerness.
Simultaneous to the exhibition in Venice, Prodger's new work will also tour cinemas across Scotland's west coast, highlands a… more
57th Venice Biennale
Rachel Maclean is the artist representing Scotland at the 57th Venice Biennale with the new film “Spite Your Face: A Dark Venetian Fairytale”.
The work is a critique of contemporary post truth political rhetoric. Written during Brexit and Donald Trump ascendency, the film is inspired by the Italian folktale The Adventures of Pinocchio, exploring dubious languages used to increase personal power.
The artist employed green-screen techniques, custom prosthetics, costume, and voice acto… more