Press Office

Welcome to the Scotland + Venice Press Office.

Here you can view and download press releases, images and coverage.

For press enquiries relating to What If…?/Scotland, including interview requests, please contact us at press@ads.org.uk or call +44 7519 602 637

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Scotland + Venice 2019

Images

View and download installation shots, stills and images of Charlotte Prodger.

Press Releases

Tickets for UK premiere of Charlotte Prodger’s SaF05 now available 

Charlotte Prodger: SaF05 – Scotland + Venice 2019 official Collateral Event for the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

Charlotte Prodger: SaF05 Scotland + Venice 2019, evento collaterale della la 58. Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte – La Biennale di Venezia

The 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia confirms Charlotte Prodger’s Scotland + Venice presentation as official Collateral Event

2019 Scotland + Venice Professional Development Programme Details and Team Announced

Scotland + Venice Professional Development Programme Opportunity announced

Congratulations Charlotte Prodger – 2018 Turner Prize winner!

Arsenale Docks revealed as venue for Charlotte Prodger’s exhibition during Venice Biennale 2019

Scotland + Venice 2019 Project Manager Announced

Charlotte Prodger to represent Scotland at 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

Selected Press Coverage

The Telegraph, 15.05.19 (UK)

Every highlight from this year’s Venice Biennale by Louisa Buck

The Scotsman, 14.05.2019 (Scotland/UK)

Art reviews: Charlotte Prodger and Cathy Wilkes at the Venice Biennale by Susan Mansfield

Christie’s, 13.05.19 (UK)

How to spend 72 hours at the Venice Biennale by Jessica Lack

The Scotsman, 13.05.2019 (Scotland/UK)

Charlotte Prodger on representing Scotland at the Venice Biennale: “Obviously you can’t represent a country” by Susan Mansfield

Vogue, 13.05.2019 (UK)

10 Female Artists Shoring Up The Venice Biennale by Louise Long

Frieze, 13.05.2019 (UK)

Beyond the Biennale: The Shows to See Around Venice by Pablo Larios

Wallpaper*, 13.05.2019 (UK)

Venice Biennale in pictures

The Guardian, 13.05.2019 (UK)

Venice Biennale in pictures

The Herald, 12.05.2019 (Scotland/UK)

Scotland and Venice: How Scottish art became a key part of the international festival by Phil Miller

The Guardian, 12.05.2019 (UK)

Mawkish monuments and the beach from hell: our verdict on the Venice Biennale by Adrian Searle

Elephant, 11.05.2019 (UK)

Death Is in the Air at the Venice Biennale by Emily Steer

The Scotsman, 10.05.2019 (Scotland/UK)

Turner Prize winning artist represents Scotland at Venice Biennale by Susan Mansfield

Frieze, 10.05.2019 (UK)

Frieze’s Guide to What to see at this year’s Biennale by Andrew Durbin

Whitewall, 09.05.19 (UK)

Whitewaller Venice 2019: The Ultimate Guide to the 58th Biennale Arte Pavillions by Country

The Guardian, 08.05.2019 (UK)

My queer lioness: meet the artist unleashing a gender-bending cat on Venice by Charlotte Higgins

BBC, 08.05.2019 (UK)

Artists unveil Scottish work at Venice Biennale by Moira Jeffrey

The Independent, 08.05.2019 (UK)

Turner Prize winner Charlotte Prodger on her Venice Biennale show: ‘I want experiencing my work to feel like an altered state’ by Hettie Judah

The National, 07.05.2019 (Scotland/UK)

Charlotte Prodger’s show at the Venice Biennale revealed by Phil Miller

The Herald Scotland, 07.05.2019 (Scotland/UK)

A mysterious maned lioness at the centre of Scotland’s national show at the Venice Biennale by Phil  Miller

The Skinny, 07.05.19 (Scotland/UK)

Tracking Shot: Charlotte Prodger on their Venice Biennale work by Adam Benmakhlouf

Apollo, 06.05.2019 (UK)

What not to miss at Venice Biennale by Richard Martin

 The National, 05.05.19 (Scotland/UK)

10 things that changed my life by Lorraine Wilson

The Art Newspaper, 03.05.2019 (UK)

National pride, national shame and the ‘post-national’: the question of identity at the Venice Biennale by Tim Cornwell

Elephant, 27.04.2019 (UK)

An Unusual Time for Women at the Venice Biennale by Charlotte Jansen

BBC Radio Scotland, 21.04.2019 (UK/Scotland)

Good Morning Scotland: The Weekend Edition 20/21, 2019 by Pauline MacLaine

The List, 18.04.2019 (UK/Scotland)

Alexia Holt on Cove Park’s holistic worldview: ‘Artists can find their own rhythm here’ by Neil Cooper

International

Vogue Australia, 15.05.19 (Australia)

Meet the women taking centre stage at the Venice Biennale in 2019 by Hettie Judah

Artforum, 09.05.2019 (USA)

Persons of Interest by Kate Sutton

Der Spiegel, 09.05.2019 (Germany)

Kuscheln wirkt by Carola Padtberg

Icon Design, 08.05.2019 (Italy)

Cosa vedere alla Biennale d’Arte di Venezia by Riccardo Conti

Elle Decor, 08.05.2019 (Italy)

Fuori Biennale 2019: Le Mostre Da Vedere Tra Calli e Canali di Venezia by Benedetta Lamberti

Hong Kong Tatler, 08.05.2019 (Hong Kong)

Venice Biennale 2019: 10 International Pavilions To Visit by Oliver Giles

More:

Artmag, 22.02.2019 (UK/Scotland)

Cove Park: Scotland + Venice Professional Development Programme by Isabelle Thull

The Herald, 21.02.2019 (UK/Scotland)

Arts News: Development team for Scotland + Venice, Arisaig concert by McOpera, Martin Boyce show on Bute by Phil Miller

Press and journal, 21.02.2019 (UK/Scotland)

Highland and Aberdeen students selected for prestigious art programme by Kirsten Robertson

The Lochside Press, 20.02.2019 (UK/Scotland)

Scottish students for Venice programme revealed at Cove Park 

The Orcadian, 20.02.2019 (UK/Scotland)

Orkney art student to represent Scotland 

The Orkney News, 19.02.2019 (UK/Scotland)

Venice Biennale Beckons for Artist Jenny Sprenger 

Apollo, 29.12.2018 (UK)

Biennials not to miss in 2019 by Gabrielle Schwarz

Frieze, 18.12.2018 (UK)

The Highs and Lows of Scotland’s Year in Art 2018 by Chris Sharratt

The Guardian, G2, 05.12.2018 (UK)

Turner prize winner Charlotte Prodger on gender confusion, ‘filthy’ iPhones and solitude by Charlotte Higgins

BBC News, 05.12.2018 (UK)

Turner Prize 2018: iPhone artist Charlotte Prodger wins

The Art Newspaper, 05.12.2018 (UK)

‘I wouldn’t be here were it not for public funding’: Turner Prize-winner Charlotte Prodger makes case for state support for the arts by Ben Luke 

The Economist, 05.12.2018 (UK/USA)

Charlotte Prodger wins the Turner prize by Fiammetta Rocco

The Guardian, 04.12.2018 (UK)

Charlotte Prodger’s Bridgit: a memorable, rich and beguiling film by Adrian Searle

Artnet, 04.12.2018 (UK)

Charlotte Prodger Wins the 2018 Turner Prize With a Poetic iPhone Video About Gender Identity, Landscape, and Mythology by Javier Pes

Artnews, 04.12.2018 (UK)

Charlotte Prodger Wins the 2018 Turner Prize by Alex Greenberger

The Herald, 04.12.2018 (UK/Scotland)

Scottish artist Charlotte Prodger claims 2018 Turner Prize by Phil Miller

The Telegraph, 04.12.2018 (UK)

Turner Prize 2018: Charlotte Prodger wins with iPhone video by Anita Singh

Modern Painters, December 2018 (UK)

Top Curators To Watch by Nina Siegal

Frieze, 01.10.2018 (UK)

The 2018 Turner Prize Asks: Do We Share a World? By Erika Balsom

The Observer, 30.09.2018 (UK)

Turner prize 2018; Space Shifters review – from the momentous to the miraculous by Laura Cumming

The Arts Desk, 25.09.2018 (UK)

Turner Prize 2018, Tate Britain review – a shortlist dominated by political issues by Sarah Kent

Evening Standard, 25.09.2018 (UK)

Turner Prize 2018 review: This year’s contenders are so rewarding it’s hard to pick a winner by Matthew Collings

The Guardian, 24.09.2018 (UK)

Turner prize 2018 review – no painting or sculpture, but the best lineup for years by Adrian Searle

The i, 24.09.2018 (UK)

Turner Prize 2018: a time-consuming counterbalance to the rapid churn of the news cycle by Hettie Judah

International

Folha de Sao Paulo, 11.12.2018 (Brazil)

Vídeos feitos com celular ganham prêmio de arte contemporânea

Happening, 30.11.2018 (France) 

Venice Biennale / Scotland to drop anchor in an old shipyard by Henri Robert

Der Tagesspiegel, 06.12.2018 (Germany)

Turner-Preis geht an Charlotte Prodger

CNN, 05.12.2018 (USA)

Turner Prize 2018: Charlotte Prodger wins with powerful iPhone-shot film by Oscar Holland

Widewalls, 05.12.2018 (Switzerland)

Charlotte Prodger Wins Turner Prize 2018 by Elena Martinique

Connaissance des Arts, 05.12.2018 (France)

Charlotte Prodger remporte le Turner Prize 2018 by Thomas Guillemyn

El Pais, 05.12.2018 (Spain)

El videoarte de Charlotte Prodger gana el Turner en una edición que margina la pintura y la escultura by Patricia Tubella

ABC Cultura, 05.12.2018 (Spain)

El videoarte de Charlotte Prodger sobre la identidad de género se alza con el premio Turner by Guillermo Ximenis

Al Jazeera, 05.12.2018 (Qatar)

Charlotte Prodger wins 2018 Turner Prize with film shot on iPhone 

Publico, 05.12.2018 (Portugal)

Charlotte Prodger fez um filme autobiográfico com o iPhone e ganhou o Prémio Turner by Lucinda Canelas

De Volkskrant, 05.12.2018 (The Netherlands)

Een film maken met je iPhone? Charlotte Prodger won er de Turner Prize mee by Anna van Leeuwen

NRC, 05.12.2018 (The Netherlands)

Turner Prize voor iPhone-films van Charlotte Prodger by Arjen Ribbens

Il Corriere della Sera, 05.12.2018 (Italy)

Arte contemporanea, svolta al Turner Prize. Vince Charlotte Prodger: il film è realizzato con l’iPhone by Paola de Carolis

Arte Magazine, 05.12.2018 (Italy)

Charlotte Prodger è la vincitrice del Turner Prize 2018

Il Giornale dell’arte, 05.12.2018 (Italy)

Il Turner Prize a Charlotte Prodger 

Monopol, 05.12.2018 (Germany)

Schottin Charlotte Prodger gewinnt Turner-Preis

Le Monde, 05.12.2018 (France)

Le prix Turner pour l’art contemporain sacre un court-métrage tourné avec un téléphone

Numero, 05.12.2018 (France)

Charlotte Prodger reçoit le prix Turner pour son court-métrage tourné avec un iPhone by Laura Catz

El Universal, 04.12.2018 (Mexico)

La Videoartista Charlotte Prosger gana Premio Turner

The New York Times, 04.12.2018 (USA)

Turner Prize Goes to Charlotte Prodger for Films Shot on iPhone by Alex Marshall

Scotland + Venice 2017

The University of Edinburgh acquires Spite Your Face (PDF)

Scotland + Venice unveils Rachel Maclean’s Spite Your Face

Rachel Maclean reveals themes of new film commission

Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival 2017 programme announced

Scotland + Venice partnership announces participants in the 2017 Professional Development Programme

Venue selected and Producers announced for Scotland + Venice 2017

Scotland + Venice Project Manager Announced

Scotland + Venice 2017 announcement – 10 May 2016

SELECTED PRESS COVERAGE

The Sunday Times, Culture – 21 May 2017

Telegraph, Luxury – 19 May 2017

Vogue – 16 May 2017

The Irish Times – 22 May 2017

The Scotsman, Magazine – 20 May 2017

The Spectator – 20 May 2017

a-n – 19 May 2017

a-n – 19 May 2017

The Southern Reporter – 18 May 2017

The Independent – 17 May 2017

The Skinny – 16 May 2017

Apollo – 16 May 2017

A-n – 16 May 2017

The Independent – 15 May 2017

Artnet News – 15 May 2017

The Guardian, G2 – 16 May 2017

The Guardian – 15 May 2017

BBC Radio Scotland, The Janice Forsyth Show – 15 May 2017

Sleek – 15 May 2017

Dante Mag – 16 May 2017

Coffee-Table Notes – 15 May 2017

The Observer, The New Review – 14 May 2017

Royal Academy – 12 May 2017

Luxarazzi – 13 May 2017

Frieze – 12 May 2017

a-n – 12 May 2017

Getty – 12 May 2017

ARTNews – 11 May 2017

The Herald – 12 May 2017

It’s Nice That – 12 May 2017

Art Das Kunstmagazin – 11 May 2017

The Herald – 11 May 2017

The Observer – 11 May 2017

Elephant – 10 May 2017

BBC Arts – 9 May 2017

BBC Arts – 9 May 2017

  • ‘The Making of Spite Your Face’

The Art Newspaper – 9 May 2017

The Art Newspaper – 9 May 2017

The World of Interiors – June 2017

  • pp.77-80, ‘Venice roundup’ – By Charlotte Edwards. No online link

The Scotsman – 9 May 2017

Edinburgh College of Art – 9 May 2017

a-n – 9 May 2017

Scotsman – 9 May 2017

BBC – 9 May 2017

The Herald – 9 May 2017

The Herald – 9 May 2017

The National – 9 May 2017

The Skinny – 9 May 2017

ARTNews – 8 May 2017

Apollo – 8 May 2017

Frieze – 27 April 2017

Billionaire – 26 April 2017

Aesthetica – 20 April 2017

ArtReview – 13 April 2017

The List – 31 March 2017

Bon – Spring/ Summer 2017

The Herald – 6 March 2017

 The Skinny – 21 February 2017

UK/India, British Council – 20 February 2017

The Southern Reporter – 16 February 2017

Dante Magazine – February/ March 2017

  • pp.16-21, ‘Six Hot Artists to Watch’ (No online link)

Artlyst – 10 February 2017

It’s Nice That – 10 February 2017

The Southern Reporter – 9 February 2017

 The Herald – 27 January 2017

The Courier Dundee Edition – 27 January 2017

  • p.5, ‘Art students selected for Venice Biennale’ (no online link)

The Courier Angus and Mearns Edition – 27 January 2017

  • p.8, ‘Venetian ambassadorial role for arts students’ (no online link)

Edinburgh College of Art – 26 January 2017

  • ‘News – Students set for Venice Biennale’ (no online link)

Widewalls – 14 January 2017

The Guardian – 7 January 2017

The Scotsman Magazine – 7 January 2017

a-n – 5 January 2017

The Scotsman – 3 January 2017

 Arte – 23 December 2016

 Artsy – 9 December 2016

The Art Newspaper, Review – December 2016

The Fifth Sense – 6 November 2016

Artnet News – 24 November 2016

RA Magazine – Winter 2016

Scottish Art News – Autumn 2016

  • pp.24-25, ‘Q&A with Richard Ashrowan’ by Rachael Cloughton (no online link)

Scottish Art News – Autumn 2016

  • p.5, ‘News’ (no online link) 

The New York Times – 28 October 2016

Land of I Adornments – 26 October 2016

Artnet News – 10 October 2016

The Herald – 6 October 2016

Scotland + Venice 2015

Scotland + Venice Opening Week Announcement – 5 May 2015

Scotland + Venice Collateral Event Announcement – 10 March 2015

Scotland + Venice Learning Programme Announcement – 4 February 2015

Scotland + Venice Venue Announcement – 6 November 2014

Graham Fagen Selected to Represent Scotland – 24 March 2014

BBC News 

07 May 2015

‘Trying to shine at venice’

By Will Gompertz

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-32624437

 

This is Tomorrow

02 July 2015

‘Artist Interview: Graham Fagen’

By Jaime Marie Davis

http://thisistomorrow.info/articles/artist-interview-graham-fagen

 

BBC World Service: Click

19 May 2015

Not credited

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02r6sps#auto

 

The Scotsman 

11 May 2015

‘Art review: Graham Fagen, Palazzo Fontana, Venice’

By Moira Jeffrey

http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/arts/visual-arts/art-review-graham-fagen-palazzo-fontana-venice-1-3769658

 

The Art Newspaper, Venice Biennale Guide 2015

‘A Cacophony and a Symphony: the Musical Biennale’, p.28 – 29

By Riah Pryor

No online link

 

GQ

April 2015

‘In Venice, no man is an island’

By Sophie Hastings

No online link

 

The Independent Radar

4 April 2015

‘In this space it’s all about the making, in the other it’s about the thinking’

By Karen Wright

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/features/graham-fagen-artist-in-this-space-its-all-about-the-making-in-the-other-its-about-the-thinking-10151820.html

 

The List

18 March 2015

‘Graham Fagen: Scotland’s representative at the Venice Biennale 2015’

By Susan Mansfield

https://www.list.co.uk/article/69347-graham-fagen-scotlands-representative-at-the-venice-biennale-2015/

 

The Scotsman, Weekend Life

3 January 2015

‘Tear down the walls’

By Moira Jeffrey

No online link

 

BBC Radio Scotland, The Culture Studio

10 March 2015

‘Stuart Cosgrove sits in’

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b054tghk#auto

 

BBC News 

06 May 2015

‘Scotland brings Burns and reggae to Venice Biennale’

By Moira Jeffrey

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-32600609

 

ArtReview 

04 May 2015

‘The Venice Questionnaire #24: Graham Fagen’

http://artreview.com/previews/2015_venice_24_graham_fagen/

 

Artinfo 

05 May 2015

‘Venice Biennale: 12 Things to Do During Opening Week’

By Scott Indrisek

http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/1148278/venice-biennale-12-things-to-do-during-opening-week#

 

The Times (Scotland) 

05 May 2015

By Rhona Taylor

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/scotland/article4430801.ece

 

The Independent on Sunday 

Sunday 3 May

‘Venice Biennale 2015: The artists and artworks to look out for – a bluffer’s guide’

By Marcus Field

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/features/venice-biennale-2015-the-artists-and-artworks-to-look-out-for–a-bluffers-guide-10219331.html