Art in Manchester: Techniques, Mystic Lamb and Disabled Activism

Art in Manchester
8th April 2019

Art in Manchester has some really interesting Art2c starting this week from Saul Hay, Peoples History Museum (PHM) and PROFORMA, who will have a number of Manchester based artists at the Venice Biennale this summer. I must to mention are Julian Bovis and Nigel Durkin the driving force behind The Weavers Factory in Uppermill, Saddleworth on the fantastic launch of their new gallery. A labour of love and dedication to…

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Art in Manchester – Art, Photography, Architecture and Peterloo

Art in Manchester
21st March 2019

  Art in Manchester has lots of new exhibitions to enjoy this week including the new Peterloo Exhibition Disrupt? at Peoples History Museum, Castlefield Gallery have what promises to be a fascinating exhibition –  Undoing, Cherry Tenneson has a solo exhibition at Paradise Works and a series of events in Salford from Not Quite Light. In addition there is some great Art2c exhibitions still on: Neo:Artist exhibition ‘Fragmentation’ and ‘Detached’…

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Contemporary art in Manchester this June

4th June 2018

Contemporary art in Manchester this June   May was a fantastic month for contemporary art in Manchester and June is already setting out to be even better. In this latest blog, more like late blog really, as I’ve been floored by hay fever, so my apologies, we have new exhibitions from Altrincham’s Air Gallery, ‘Emergence‘ featuring among others GM Arts Prize 2018 finalist Omid Asadi. ‘Shortlist’ is Saul Hay’s latest…

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Manchester Histories and Peoples History Musuem Get Peterloo 2019 Project Funding

Peterloo
17th August 2017

 The Peterloo 2019 Project On 16th August 2015 I saw actor Maxine Peake read Percy Bysshe Shelley’s ‘Mask of Anarchy’ at Manchesters’s Albert Hall which was then going through a refurbishment programme. The fact that there was a certain amount of disarray, due to building works, only added to the atmospheric staging of Shelly’s poem which was done by Peake in a candlelit stage setting. The memory of that Peterloo…

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