9 April 2018
An exciting range of contemporary visual art and performance from acclaimed and emerging artists is coming to leading international art space Tramway this summer.
Junction 25 & Theater an der Parkaue: 1,210km
Highlights include the world premiere of 1,210km created by award winning young performance companies theatre companies, Tramway-based Junction 25 and Berlin’s Theater an der Parkaue, which will be performed during Festival 2018, the dynamic cultural programme for the the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.
Mark Leckey: Nobodaddy at Glasgow International
Glasgow International 2018 at Tramway features a new solo exhibition from Turner Prize winning artist Mark Leckey co-commissioned and co-curated by Glasgow International and Tramway running until 1 July, along with a new exhibition from Kapwani Kiwanga running until 15 June.
Ballet Black Double Bill
Cassa Pancho’s Ballet Black, which celebrates dancers of Black and Asian descent, will return to Tramway with a double bill, including a new ballet by renowned British chorographer Cathy Marston based on South African writer Can Themba’s moving fable The Suit.
Samara Scott will create a large site specific installation in response to Tramway’s main gallery inspired by its architecture and similarity to open air spaces such as the arcade, market or street.
Liquid Sky at Take Me Somewhere
Presented by Take Me Somewhere and Tramway, Liquid Sky is a spectacular new piece of visual theatre from Bassline Circus & SUE ZUKI exploring the interface between sonic art and aerial circus within a laser light scenography ideal for children aged 10 and over and their families. This is just one of the exciting works presented at Tramway as part of the city-wide Take Me Somewhere festival of contemporary performance.
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The packed new season also includes an exhibition introducing children to materials and ideas used in contemporary art exhibitions; a new immersive installation by young emerging artists created as part of the Year of Young People 2018; a new immersive work, part dance, part installation from Rosanna Irvine; an evening of animation, film, and reading programmed by Glasgow-based artist Jamie Crewe; Y Dance’s annual showcase of some of the country’s best young contemporary dancers, Project Y; performances by Rhodri Davies and Lucy Duncombe as part of Counterflows; and Tramway’s hugely popular engagement programme, Take Part.