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exhibitions & events 2018

Marion Ferguson

Marion Ferguson
Glasgow Print Studio Ground Floor Gallery
Exhibition Runs: Friday 06 - Sunday 29 July

Preview: Thursday 5th July (Trongate 103 First Thursday)

Marion Ferguson lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. Ferguson’s work examines the landscape tradition via printmaking. The centred position of the viewer is blocked in her installed work, refusing to give her/him a privileged position on order to survey the sublime spectacle. As post-humanist non/spaces, her work uses various print techniques to record a terrain, using the rectilinear form of the soft ground etching process to record the ground under her feet. She then turns this foreground into midground/figure by printing or floating it over large transparent topographies, blocking her own and the viewers centred viewing position. Both subject and object (the landscape) are put in process; neither are finally knowable - yet are there.

Solo Shows include: In September dawns I hardly breathe, collaboration with Jennifer R.Wicks, The Pipe Factory, Glasgow, Scotland (2017).

Group Exhibitions include: Exquisite Offerings, Glasgow International 2018, Glasgow Project Rooms (2018); Between Preservation and Immanent Decay, with Belinda Gilbert-Scott, Ruth Switalski and Jennifer Wicks, Glasgow International 2018, Laurieston Arches (2018); Glasgow Hidden Door, The Old Leith Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland (2017); A Disturbance of Memory with Jennifer R. Wicks, The Briggait, Glasgow, Scotland (2016); -scape, Glasgow International, 1 Royal Terrace, Glasgow, Scotland (2016); Information, Generation, Paisley Museum and Art Galleries, Paisley, Scotland (2014).

Image: Marion Ferguson, 'There Not There III', mixed media.


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