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Reimagining monuments at Glasgow International 2024

As an extension of Glasgow International’s cultural programme, we partnered with Monuments for Equality and Maryhill Integration Network to produce street takeovers of their striking collages, created as part of their wider Monuments for the Present project.

The participatory arts project was created through collaborative dialogue that unfolded through a series of thinking-through-making workshops. The takeovers at our sites on Maxwell Street, Charlotte Street, Eglington Street and Kilmarnock Road, which pair the resulting collages with provocations on the concept of monuments, expand exhibitions at CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts and the School of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow.

Across its locations, the project presents work created with different media and techniques including videos, collages and monuments made with the soap, with an aim to challenge and disrupt our understanding of what makes a ‘monument’ – providing space to re-imagine them as platforms for the diverse voices that make up Glasgow’s social fabric.

Monuments for the Present has been co-created by Monuments for Equality (Paria Goodarzi, Mia Gubbay and Francesca Zappia) and Beauty Osayomwanbor Nosa, Inna Hordiiko, Mehri Abdi, Rezvan Faghani, Sara Abdelnasser, Shahid Mahmood, Sadaf Syeda, Tanisha Sarkar, Tara Gomary, Tomilola Owolabi, Valentina Vodolazska and Valentyna Dolottseva from the Maryhill Integration Network Museum of Things Art Group.

In the spirit of celebration, and with the sun in full shine, we welcomed the group to our Maxwell Street site to mark the moment the work was installed by our street team ahead of the festival launch.

You can find out more on the project and explore the full Glasgow International 2024 programme here.

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