Tako Taal

Born in Wales, 1989. Lives and works in Glasgow

Tako Taal is an artist and programmer living in Glasgow. At stake in her artistic practice are the psychic structures of colonial relations and the question of how vivid they remain in the present. 

Tako graduated in 2015 from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen with BA hons in Contemporary Art Practice. She was a 2019 RAW Academy fellow at RAW Material Company, Dakar, and a Committee Member at Market Gallery, Glasgow, 2016-18. In 2020 her work was presented at Glasgow Short Film Festival, Tramway, Glasgow, and Glasgow Women’s Library. 

She is shortlisted for the 2021 Margaret Tait Award and is a co-programmer for GIVE BIRTH TO ME TOMORROW, LUX Scotland’s artists’ moving image festival.

Image credits
Matthew Arthur Williams