Participating artists: Eunhee Choi, Joe Reeves, Liam Murray, Darren Cullen, Paul Mcinnes, Birgit K, Morgan E Zigler, Clare Roderick, David Murphy, Sam Stead, Hannah Andrews, Jonathan Metstein, Alex Head, Andrew Mezvinsky, Kristrian Bust, Zoe Downer, Mini Jepzer, Park Attack, Chorus of Gastornis, Chloe Julien, Jeannne Madic, The Embassy Gallery, Dian Tore, Olivia Gurtler, Robert Nicol, Rebecca Anson, Chloe Brown, Hannah Hooks, Jemma Moore, Laura Mcrictchie, Justine Puren, Ruth Beale, Daisy Carver, Lucy Edwards, Jennifer Herman, Janey Hunt, Daniel Mconnel, April Delancey, Alex Dordoy, Nadja Bournonville, Sophia Pankinier, Sarah Pritchard, Juilanna Capes, Alison Dunlop, Pixel Curious, Karen Boyle, J R Ewan, Christine Gibb, Mandy Macintosh, Paul Hamilton, Trevor Cromie, Stephen Jakub, Whatsthebigmistry, Molly Huslund, Rosa Marie Frang, Harald M Turek, Petra Saarinen, Jethro Brice, Ruth Legg, Kate Burton, Nancy Williams, Antony Schrag, Marian Tubbs, Matt Jinks, Laura Bradshaw, Murray Watson, Nic Green, Sarah Slifer, Hyeryoung Cho, Chy Yun Shiah, Lucy Smith, T S Beale, Douglas Whates, Jo Mango, Tom Lindow, James Morgan.
For Cabin Exchange, temporary portable spaces were transformed by local and international artists. These modular 10 x 8 x 8 ft storage containers were delivered to and installed at selected sites across Glasgow. The artists presented site-specific and site-sympathetic works across a broad range of mediums and genres, including performances, exhibitions, interactive installations, art-in-correspondence through post and email, theatre, dance, discussions, presentations, projections, films, games, auctions, competitions, workshops, readings and meals.
When Cabin Exchange was founded by Will Foster in 2002, it exploited a loophole in order to legally create venues for artists in prominent public sites throughout the city of Glasgow without recourse to planning permission, with virtually no red tape, and at a very small set-up cost. In the call for proposals it was stipulated that there was no need to supply a Curriculum Vitae in order to be selected for the event; the cabins were allocated purely on the strength of the idea. At the time this provided an exciting opportunity for artists and art students, non-artists and individuals from other backgrounds and disciplines to take part. Since the inaugural Cabin Exchange in 2002, the project ran yearly until 2006 and included over 160 artworks and over 300 artists.
Cabin Exchange 2003 was a larger, more ambitious project than the previous year, spread over a longer period of time, working with more artists. The Cabin Exchange curatorial team expanded to a group of four artists based in Glasgow.
Cabin Exchange 2003 was supported by Glasgow School of Art and Glasgow City Council.
More info: cabinexchange.co.uk