Fotolels runs otticially from 5 Oct to 5 llov, but many exhibitions are open for longer periods. Fototeis listings compiled by Kelly McMenamin.


I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY l9 Parnie Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat l lam-6pm. City Until 25 Oct. Individual interpretations of the City of Glasgow seen through the eyes of recent graduates and established practitioners alike.

I CCA 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Mon—Sat I lam—6pm (Thurs/Fri until 7pm); Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Alba Until 28 Oct. Maud Sulter's specially commissioned work celebrates the continuing links between Africa and Europe through the use of large-scale photos. antique sculptural objects. poetic texts and a haunting soundtrack. See Lectures.

I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [D].

Language and Landuse Until 21 Oct. Panoramic photographs by Canadian artist Marlene Creates. inspired by childhood memories of visits to historical sites.

I CRANI'IILL ART GALLERY 18 King Street. 552 2540. Mon—Sat lOam-5pm.

A Tale or Two Cities Until 5 Nov. Photographs from the ‘mean streets’ of Los Angeles and San Salvador. where youth gang warfare links the two Americas.

I FRINGE GALLERY l7 Castlemilk Arcade. Castlemilk. 631 2267. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm.

Tribes Until 4 Nov. An exhibition looking at ‘urban tribalism‘ in and around Glasgow from Trek/ties to The Blue Angels (Glasgow's Hell's Angels).

I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm; Mon—Thurs lOam—9pm; Fri lOam—7pm.

Coath Arms Until 28 Oct. Photographs by Roger Palmer capturing the many coats of arms in the city which usually go unnoticed. from badges on janitors‘ jackets at the GSA. to street lighting junction boxes.

Staging Authenticity Until 28 Oct. Complex photographic sequences by German artist Elft Frohlich. who ‘stages’ her chosen subjects to challenge the viewers‘ perception. See Lectures.

I KING’S COURT 99—101 King Street. Wed-Fri noon—5pm. Sat/Sun noon—6pm. Spirit and loss Until 5 Nov. Paintings. installations. and photographs by four American and Canadian artists relating to the devastation caused by HIV and AIDS. I PRACTICE GALLERY 58 Virginia Street. 552 7722. Tue/Wed 9am-6pm; Thurs

l lam—6pm; Fri/Sat 9am—6pm.

Ten Mexican Betablos Until 2 Nov. Ten computer-manipulated photographic prints each illustrating a miraculous escape from death.

I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 1202. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm

Fairy Tale in the Supermarket Until 5 Nov. From posters and magazines to stickers and T-shirts. all the objects in this major international exhibition use the art of photography. either literally or conceptually. See review.

I STREET LEVEL 26 King Street. 552 2151. Mon—Sat IOam—5.30pm.

Foreign llome Until l 1 Nov. Portraits of refugees at a Red Cross hostel in Berlin.

by award-winning photographer Frank Darius.

I 20 WILSON STREET 20 Wilson Street.

posters. album covers and magazines. to question the conditions of the culture tn

. 9am—5pm.

info: 555 0343. Mon—Sun 7.30—9.30pm. Glasgow Until 5 Nov. Beat Sireuli secretly photographed people at work and play around Glasgow. forming a slide sequence installation which offers a revealing look at city life.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. Mon-Sun noon—6pm.

Harry’s Diary Until 5 Nov. Photographs. text and sound by Donigan Cumming. re- creating the life of her long-standing friend Harry.

Fish Story Until 12 Nov. Leading US photographer Allan Sekula‘s six-year project features ports from around the world and demonstrates the effects a changing economy has on harbour cities. I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat 1 lam-5.30pm. Art Club 2000 Until 4 Nov. Seven New York artists use imagery intrinsic to late 20th century consumerism. such as film

which we live.


I BLUE MOON GALLERY 36 Broughton Street. 557 ()91 l. Mon—Sun noon—midnight.

living Evidence Until 5 Nov. Mounted in the style of the traditional family album. Rosalie Favell‘s large-scale Polaroids document a lesbian relationship. where all 3 is not as it seems.

I CHESSEL’S GALLERY ()ld Playhouse Close. Canongate. 558 6509. Mon—Fri

Common Ground Until 2 Nov. Two artists explore the concepts of travel and history using a range of photographic media. including an interactive computer programme.

I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 529 3993. Mon-Sat 10am-6pm.

On The Face (it It Until 18 Nov. Eight artists explore the concept of architectural facades. and the contrast between outward appearance and inner meaning.

I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat l lam-5pm.

A Slow Remembering Until 5 Nov. Using costumes. masks and props set against a theatrical background. photographer Diana Thorneycroft investigates the personal and universal aspects of sexuality. See Lectures.

I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 7941. Mon—Fri 10am—3.30pm.

Power, Love and Housework Until 5 Nov. Photographic self-portraits resulting from a project involving professional photographers and adults with learning disabilities.

I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE Carlsberg House. 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm.

Collection Until 3 Nov. Anders Kjaergaard’s work comprises a series of photographs of dead flies enlarged to the size of a small child. all of which were found in the art galleries and museums of London and Berlin.

I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Sun lOam—Spm. Zoltan Joltay Until 4 Nov. Taken in East Germany soon after re-unification. Jokay‘s photographs depict lone children whose postures. gestures and gaze range from world-weary to hostile to vulnerable. I THE FRUITMARNET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat lO.30am—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm. Seydou Keita and Mallck Sidibe Until 21 Oct. A fascinating insight into the lives of residents of the Malian capital of Bamako. Taken over 21 years, the photos capture the traditional culture of the 50s. through to the youth club culture of the 70s.

I INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon-Sun 9.30am till late.

Whispers Until 5 Nov. A series of installations. some highly visible. others which must be hunted out by the visitor.

created by several artists with diverse

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styles. Curated by the Institute. the work can also be viewed at the following venues: Glasgow: Hunterian Museum; Museum of Transport; Art Gallery and Museum Kelvingrove. Edinburgh: Royal College of Surgeons; Royal Museum of Scotland; National Gallery; Museum of Childhood; National Monument. Calton Hill.

I ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri

i 0am—5pm.

ll Besto E’ Silenzio (The Rest is Silence) Until 18 Nov. Playing the part of both artist and subject. photographer Silvia Reichenbach uses self-portraiture to examine the pros and cons of self- interrogation.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD High Street. 529 4142. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm. Children In Focus Until 25 Nov. A fascinating insight into the changing face of childhood from 1860—1960.


Marchmont Road. 228 1999. Mon—Fri 9am—5.30pm. Toni Ilalkenscheid Until 4 Nov. Drawing

inspiration from people-watching through

windows in Amsterdam. the artist has created a series of voyeuristic and seductive 'environmental portraits'.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Mon—Sat loam-5.30pm; Sun noon—4.30pm.

Becounting Until I 1 Nov. Specially commissioned by the gallery for flMUfl’IS. Andrea Fisher‘s sensual and tactile work explores historical and personal memory. I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm. Tina Modotti Her life and Photography Until 19 Nov. Over 50 years after her death. Modotti is recognised as being one of the great 20th century photographers. Her work includes documentary images of Mexico. portraits and delicate still lifes. I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon. Wed—Sat lOam-5pm; Tue lOam—8pm: Sun noon—5pm.

44 Chambers Street. Edinburgh, The World Until 14 Ian. Work by artist Niall llendrie who spent the past year involved iii the Royal Museum of Scotland project examining the link between the old and new building and collections. I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART BL‘llitll'tl Road. 550 3931. Mon—Sat I()aiii~5piii; Sun 1 lam—5pm. American Photography 1890—1965 Until 26 Nov. Curated from its usual home in the Museum of Modern Art. New York. this extensive exhibition explores the development of American photography as it struggled for recogni'ion as a genuine art form. See Lectures. I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Sat I lam—6pm; Stilt noon-5pm. Joel-Peter Witkin Until 18 Nov. This controversial artist l‘eli"\t‘~~ "' realities of the human «‘01: " ‘tl ill \l‘ten go on it itlil Slutittwii. .. e . I TALBOT RICE GALLERY l'iil'. ersity of Iidinburgh. ()ld college. mint.» Bridge. 650 221 l. Tue—S .l l()ant--5piii.

The European Face Until -1 Nov. The l diversity of the human face comes under

the spotlight in this exhibition of

portraiture by fifteen artists. each

representing a state of the litiropean Union. See Lectures.

The Bitter Years 1939—47 Until 4 Nov.

The effects of World War II on the civilians of central Iinrope as experienced by six leading Czech photographers.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 I404. Mon—Sun 1()am--midnight. Luis Paredes Until 28 ()ct. An exhibition by Latin American photographer Luis Paredes exploring how memory is corrupted by time.

rotareis on the Worldwide Web Alex l-Iamilton's exquisite exhibition 4 l’YlHt't’l'S. celebrating lloral beauty. can be

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Hunterian Art Gallery University ofGlasgow


Until 4 November Mon - Sat 9.30 - 5.00

ADMISSION FREE 0141 330 5431

Extended public access “opened mm hind: lrom Glasgow City Comet


Alison Harper

Angels Wear Silver New Paintings & Drawings from India

Opens let Oct - 15th Nov

Monday - Saturday 10am - 5.30pm

compass gallery

178 west regent st. glasgow gz 4r! scotland. 041.221 6370 fax: (Ht-243 1322

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