Manchester: 19th May 2012

Part of the North West Visual Arts Open 2012: two days of artist led discussion, curator insights, technology and popcorn!

10am – 5pm at Chinese Arts Centre

60 Minute Cinema

Enjoy the latest video art from Mainland China in the second instalment of 60 Minute Cinema at Chinese Arts Centre with free popcorn and Chinese tea; including work by Zhao Liang, Cao Fei, Yang Fudong and Jun Yang. Exhibition continues until June 9th.

10am – 5pm at 1830 Warehouse

Future Everybody

Part of Future Everything 2012 this exhibition is hosted in the 1830 Warehouse, a Grade 1 listed building which forms part of the Museum of Science and Industry’s site in Castlefield. Eighteen international artists from sculptural, video, sound and digital fields display their work. Exhibition continues until June 10th.

10am – 5pm at Victoria Baths


Manchester’s historic Victoria Baths is the venue for Handmade, an interactive craft fair for artists combining craft and digital technology. Visitors will have the opportunity to create their own DIY artworks. Alongside Handmade there will be a Zine Symposium displaying Manchester zines with workshops for visitors to contribute to a Victoria Baths Fanzine. Part of Future Everything 2012. Entry on the door £2.

6-8pm at Castlefield Gallery

Artist-Led Platform #1

For this special event Castlefield Gallery has brought together Rogue Project Space, Blank Media Collective, the Artist Bonfire and the Lionel Dobie Project amongst many others. A series of short presentations on the current activity and future plans of these artist led projects will lead to an audience led Q&A. Further discussion may continue until 9pm and then most likely the pub.


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