Glasgow international 2020: Gi Digital Programme

Apr. 23–May. 31, 2020


Glasgow International announces a digital programme to mark the dates of the 2020 festival, featuring new online commissions by artists including Alberta Whittle, Jenkin van Zyl, Yuko Mohri and Liv Fontaine.

Glasgow International has announced details of a new, digital programme in place of the 2020 festival, which has been postponed until 2021. The programme will be available on the homepage of the Glasgow International website ( from 23 April-10 May, the dates when the original festival was due to take place.

Artists including Jenkin van Zyl, Yuko Mohri, Alberta Whittle and Liv Fontaine have made new work for the digital programme, which also showcases works by artists Georgina Starr, Urara Tsuchiya and Sarah Forrest. These artists, who were all part of the planned Glasgow International 2020, have been selected to create or contribute work for our digital programme to give audiences a taste of what the Festival aimed to bring them this year. In some cases, this is now with the added lens of our current context.

Additional programming includes an audio introduction to the festival, given by Director Richard Parry; and a recorded panel discussion between Parry, curator Stefanie Hessler and writers Brian Dillon and Orit Gat, which explores the ways in which the resonance of the festival’s theme of has changed in light of the COVID-19 crisis, will also be available.

Japanese artist Yuko Mohri, who primarily creates sculpture and installations comprising found objects and kinetics, has produced a new video work; splicing film scenes where no humans are present with scenes from Yasujirō Ozu’s acclaimed film Tokyo Story (1953), much of which is set within claustrophobic domestic interiors.

Glasgow international 2020: Gi Digital Programme