New venues announced for CCA Glasgow shows hit by building closure
- Scott Henderson
- 1 August 2018
Some good news as art events affected by Glasgow School of Art fire find new homes
While the domino effect on residents and businesses following the fire at Glasgow School of Art and O2 ABC is still being felt by many in the local community, the Centre of Contemporary Art has revealed a raft of alternative venues for events it was supposed to host this summer.
In an email distributed by the CCA, which also includes a number of cancellations and postponements, says: 'We hope that you are still able to enjoy and support what is an exciting programme of events this fortnight, many of which have been kindly re-housed at fantastic venues throughout the city.'
More info on the CCA's closure can be found on its website. But the next the fortnight's upcoming event information, as it stands, is as follows:
The following events have moved to new homes:
Jamie Kane – Grafting, Fri 3–Sun 19 Aug, The Pipe Factory.
Christian Noelle Charles, Creative Lab Residency, Until Fri 3 Aug, The Lighthouse.
Katie Shannon, Creative Lab Residency, Mon 6– Fri 31 Aug, The LIghthouse
Indepen-dance, Mon 6, 13, 20, 27 Aug, Waterstones Sauchiehall Street.
Junkspace, Thu 9 Aug, Seamore Cinema.
Scottish Screenwriters: Monthly Meeting, Mon 13 Aug, Vivace Theatre School
Mayhem in Long Skirts – The Scottish Suffragettes, Tue 14 Aug, The Project Cafe.
Taha Belal: Mophrodat Residency, Until Sep 30, Hospitalfield and Cove Park
The following events have been postponed:
Journal Launch: Art Writing, Paraliterature & Intrepid Forms of Practice, Sat 4 Aug
A Weakness for Raisins: Films and Archive of Ester Krumbachová, Main gallery exhibition, Sat 11 Aug–Sun 16 Sep
The following events have been cancelled:
Seeds of Thought: Writing Session, Tue 31 Jul
Bookmark Reading Platform, Wed 1 Aug
Glasgow Tango Studio, Fri 3 Aug
GIObabies, Fri 10 Aug
Butoh Dance Workshop, Sun 12 Aug
ICEBERG Music and Improvisation Workshop, Sun 12 Aug