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Gather your spools, let your hair down for me. Gently. Here. Undo
Raisa Kabir

“The performance in the moving portrait is a kind of queer ‘drag’ on embodying South Asian narratives. A performed fantasy of the craft labour/er. As this weaver doesn’t really exist in any land or geography.  The moving portrait is set in an idea of nature

Film Performance
ambi Borders Boteh Craft Labour Moving Image Textiles

As part CCA Glasgow’s current exhibition, ambi, Raisa Kabir presents her new moving portrait and sculpture work responding to the textile geographies of labour between Kashmiri woven shawls, Paisley, Scotland, textile archives, and South Asian diasporic migration

Artist Talk
ambi Labour Paisley Textiles

The Congest & The Square: Land, labour and a missing carpet

Pursuing a line of research connected with the manufacture of carpets in the late 19th and early 20th century, Fiona Jardine, as part of the current CCA exhibition ambi, has considered the relationship between space, place and labour, selecting objects for display that suggest passage between hand-plaited rush, hand-painted designs on paper and machine woven

blue washed image of split computer screen showing a long grand ballroom with hand knotted carpet and chandelier, beside this another box out showing a large ballroom with three large windows and a large hand-knotted carpet. Above this cropped images from previous slides.


LUNA creates a journey through the cyclical nature of life on a human and mythic level. Over two years, Anti-cool documented wild amphibians and reptiles, hoping to capture the sense of mystery surrounding life under the full moon, its effects on nature, the emergence

Amphibians Lunar Cycles

As part of the launch of our new project website Annex, CCA presents LUNA, a new series of works by the artist Anti-cool. CCA would have worked with Anti-cool via our Creative Lab residency programme in April 2020. Following conversations over the last year


Soot Breath / Corpus infinitum – Archive

An archive of interviews, essays, songs and fragments to accompany the current exhibition Soot Breath / Corpus Infinitum. Compiled by Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva, this body of research expands on and explores the themes and ideas that the film provokes.

Soot (Dark Matter),




Drawing Music Sound

Extended Compositions: Defining a visual language of sound — Jennifer Wicks

An extensive body of work that explores visualising sound and incorporates drawing, moving image, sound and sculpture. CCA has worked with Jennifer Wicks over the years, including on Trace out the threads, follow their convulsions, that was performed in the CCA Theatre in December 2018 in collaboration with The One Ensemble.

Abstract geometric line drawing with circles and a band of red

Suite for Extended Compositions, GAIA duo Jennifer Wicks

Re-re-repeat, Jennifer Wicks

Graphic Notations, Jennifer Wicks

Marks #1 and #2, Jennifer Wicks

Reflections and Refractions: Experiments in Sound and Vision, Sarah Neely

Art Writing Publication

Small Black Reptile

This is the first issue of a new bi-annual CCA publication. Selection for each issue will vary – submissions are welcomed but the editors will also gather and commission work too. Small Black Reptile is a response to the need for more outlets for critical writing in Scotland.


Black Curators Collective Melanie Keen: Kith and Kin
18 June 10:15

Join us for a Kith and Kin: the importance of being networked, a live online talk by Melanie Keen, Director of Wellcome Collection. She will set the tone of Meandering Networks, Mapping Nations by reflecting on the themes and programme declaration.

Community Growing Horticulture Seeds

Glasgow Seed School: Growing food is a radical act
15 June 19:00

Claire Ratinon in conversation with Martha Adonai Williams about the joy of growing and the legacy of colonialism in horticulture. Over the last year, many of us have turned towards growing our own food.

Artist Talk Film
Hebrides Identity Inheritance Kinship Memory Sickle Cell

The Genome Chronicles with Celine Gallery
26 June 19:00

As part of the Donald Rodney exhibition at Celine, we are excited to present a screening of The Genome Chronicles by John Akomfrah in conjunction with the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow on CCA Annex followed by a discussion about the film and the work of Donald Rodney.

The image is a grainy film still from the Genome Chronicles by John Akomfrah showing a cropped image of a trophy on a yellow background. The trophy has a representation of a football player kicking a ball on top of it, it is cropped so that the head of the football player is not visible.
Artist Talk Film Live Event Online
Amphibians Lunar Cycles

LUNA: Live Screening + Conversation
29 April 18:00

As part of the launch of our new project website Annex, CCA presents LUNA, a new series of works by the artist Anti-cool. Join this live screening event, followed by a short in-conversation between Anti-cool and Alex Misick at CCA.

Annex Announcement

CCA Annex Live

CCA Annex is a new online project space that serves as a digital extension to the physical galleries in our Sauchiehall Street building. As well as hosting live events, it will act as a repository of interviews, films, essays, publications, performance, residencies, talks and games.

Upcoming works + events

Growing food is a radical act
Claire Ratinon in conversation with Martha Adonai Williams about gardening without colonisation

Genome Chronicles by John Akomfrah with Celine Gallery
Followed by a discussion about the film and the work of Donald Rodney

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