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pleasant setting
Melissa Canbaz / Marysia Gacek

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Melissa Canbaz / Marysia Gacek
pleasant setting



Accordion softcover book, 20 pages, 6 x 4 inches
Limited edition of 100 copies
Printed in Glasgow, Scotland
ISBN 978-0-9962822-1-5

pleasant setting includes a commissioned text by writer and curator Melissa Canbaz and drawings by Marysia Gacek.
Publication accompanies the exhibition pleasant setting at the Glasgow Sculpture Studios.

Supported by the Fenton Arts Trust, the Hope Scott Trust, and the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.

Melissa Canbaz (b. 1986) is a writer and curator based in Berlin. She graduated from the Masters of Research programme at the Glasgow School of Art in 2013, where she developed a research project on ‘dialogical’ approaches within the field of contemporary curatorial practices. Canbaz is a regular contributor to magazines, such as Frieze, Frieze d/e, Texte zur Kunst, Artforum and Kaleidoscope, as well as Artist’s publications and catalogues. Since 2012 she has been a contributing editor to the interview magazine mono.kultur, for which she has initiated and conducted interviews with Kim Gordon and Terre Thaemlitz. A selection of her curatorial projects include: Pedestal, South Block, Glasgow, 2013, Dear Green, a group show with works by Marysia Gacek, Natalie Häusler, Sophie Reinhold, Nadim Vardag and Dominic Watson, Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, Berlin, 2014, Sculpting 2D, a photographic slideshow with works by Patrick Jameson, Rachel de Joode, Barbara Kasten and Roman Schramm, CCA Glasgow, 2014.