Corridor 8: Manifesto and the future at Rogue Artists’ Studios

This article was first published as a feature for Corridor 8 Magazine and can be found here: http://www.corridor8.co.uk/article/manifesto-and-the-future-at-rogue-artists-studios/ It’s cold, freezing cold. There are cracks in the windows, it smells of old paint, it’s full of strange furniture, and it’s a bit spooky. The former school buildings on Barrass Street in Openshaw, Manchester, are in […]

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Furnished Archipelago at Paradise Works

Cycling away from Paradise Works in Manchester, having visited their latest exhibition Furnished Archipelago, I felt intrigued by the exhibition itself and the discussion I had with curator, artist, and occasional furniture maker, James Ackerley. The exhibition, curated by Ackerley, features the work of Rowan Eastwood, Jack Ginno, Sam Potter and Alistair Woods. Collectively these […]

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Creative Tourist: BLANK LIONS at Bankley Gallery

BLANK LIONS at Bankley Studios and Gallery Manchester, Levenshulme, 15–30 June 2018 Bankley Gallery in Levenshulme presents BLANK LIONS, a sensuous and thought-provoking group exhibition that celebrates the unplanned and the potential for transformation within the most ordinary of materials. Together, artists Katrin Hanusch, Linda Hemmersbach, Isobel Wohl and Jack Vickridge express a fascination with the unexpected directions that open-minded […]

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Corridor 8: Never Gonna Give You Up by Scaffold Gallery, at Islington Mill

Never Gonna Give You Up, presented by Scaffold Gallery at Islington Mill, Salford. Islington Mill plays host to Manchester’s leading post-exhibition organisation, Scaffold Gallery for their latest public project Never Gonna Give You Up; bringing together eleven artists who have ‘fall(en) out of love with making’ and encourages them to ‘fall back in love again’. […]

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Creative Tourist: Break in Transmission at The Holden Gallery

Image: Fiona Banner, Tête à tête, 2014, Courtesy of the artist. Break in Transmission at The Holden Gallery, Manchester, 22 January–16 March 2018, free entry – Find Out More The Holden Gallery has an uncanny knack for drawing unexpected parallels and creating dynamic and exciting group exhibitions. Drawing on the unpredictable and unintentional, Break in Transmission certainly does not disappoint. […]

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