Scotland + Venice 2013 for the 55th International Art Exhibition

1 June – 1 June 2013, Palazzo Pisani

Sworn, Campbell, Tompkins

Exhibition Dates

June 1 2013 to June 1 2013

Location

Palazzo Pisani

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Corin Sworn

Corin Sworn creates installations that explore the ways objects can circulate stories and histories. Often combining images with spoken narrative, her work examines the cultural and personal significance attributed to things and how they in turn narrate us as social subjects. Read more

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Duncan Campbell

Duncan Campbell produces films that look at representations of the people and events at the heart of very particular histories. Combining archive material with his own footage, his work questions the authority, integrity and intentions of the information presented. Read more

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Hayley Tompkins

Hayley Tompkins makes painted objects that transform familiar, commonplace things – such as knives, hammers, mobile phones or furniture. Her work articulates the relationship between the form, feel and function of an object. Read more

2 December 2014 — Announcement

Scotland + Venice Artist Duncan Campbell Wins 2014 Turner Prize

Scotland + Venice, Duncan Campbell, ‘It for others’, 2013 (still)

Glasgow-based artist Duncan Campbell has won the 2014 Turner Prize for his film, ‘It for Others’, commissioned by The Common Guild in Glasgow for the 2013 Scotland + Venice presentation at the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. Read more

28 August 2013 — Announcement

‘Preview of Scottish artists at Venice Biennale 2013 from The Common Guild’ by Rachel Craig in The List

Sworn / Campbell / Tompkins, Installation view Commissioned and curated by The Common Guild for Scotland + Venice 2013 Photograph by Ruth Clark

Working across a broad range of media, Glasgow artists Corin Sworn, Duncan Campbell and Hayley Tompkins present their work in Venice as part of the city’s 55th International Art Exhibition, curated by The Common Guild, where each of the three participants will return for solo exhibitions next year. Read more

3 June 2013 — Announcement

Venice Biennale Off-Site and Museums by Filipa Ramos in Art Agenda


"The Scottish Pavilion, located in the Palazzo Pisani, surely offers one of the most solid group shows proposed by the national representations. The individual works and projects of the three Glasgow-based artists launch a triangular set of proposals that gravitate around material culture and its potential to shape personal memories (Corin Sworn), the representation of history (Duncan Campbell), or the inner value of objects (Hayley Tompkins). Read more

25 May 2013 — Announcement

Gareth Harris on Scotland + Venice 2013


The Scotland + Venice exhibition, however, remains a key collateral event at the biennale. This year, three artists—Corin Sworn, Duncan Campbell and Hayley Tompkins (1 June-24 November)—will present pieces in a variety of media across nine rooms at the 15th-century Palazzo Pisani. Read more

25 May 2013 — Announcement

Hayley Tompkins interview on Art Review online


ArtReview sent a questionnaire to a selection of the artists exhibiting in various national pavilions of the Venice Biennale, the responses to which will be published over the coming days. Corin Sworn, Duncan Campbell and Hayley Tompkins are representing Scotland as part of the Scotland + Venice project. Read more

25 May 2013 — Announcement

Duncan Campbell interview in The Herald


The deadline is rapidly approaching. But Duncan Campbell, one of the three artists chosen to represent Scotland at this year's Venice Biennale, is still, when we meet, not quite sure what he will present to the world this June. Read more

25 May 2013 — Announcement

Hayley Tompkins interview in the Scotland on Sunday


Tompkins, who is back from installing her work as one of three artists in the Scottish presentation at this year’s Venice Biennale, seems to have brought something of Venice’s light and dazzle with her: she is literally bright-eyed, wearing a cheerful striped top and a matching cheerful disposition. Read more

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Corin Sworn

Corin Sworn creates installations that explore the ways objects can circulate stories and histories. Often combining images with spoken narrative, her work examines the cultural and personal significance attributed to things and how they in turn narrate us as social subjects. Read more

Profile

Duncan Campbell

Duncan Campbell produces films that look at representations of the people and events at the heart of very particular histories. Combining archive material with his own footage, his work questions the authority, integrity and intentions of the information presented. Read more

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Hayley Tompkins

Hayley Tompkins makes painted objects that transform familiar, commonplace things – such as knives, hammers, mobile phones or furniture. Her work articulates the relationship between the form, feel and function of an object. Read more