Phil Collins: Marxism today

There would not have been a more fitting way to mark the end of an era for the BFI gallery than its latest and last ever exhibition. Going out with a bang, the BFI Gallery last night opened its doors for the private view of the exhibition Phil Collins: Marxism Today. Packed out with many people who were appreciating the great work installed this time ...
Carey Young: Memento Park

 Memento Park, Carey Young Dates: 5 February – 20 March 2011 | Location: Cornerhouse, Manchester Launching 5 February, Cornerhouse presents a major touring solo show by artist Carey Young. Using a variety of media and settings Young often uses found tools, language and training processes from the worlds of the multinational corporation and global law firm, altering them to create fictional and absurd scenarios which explore notions of ...
Rosemary Heather interviews Phil Collins

Phil Collins, zasto ne govorim srpski (na srpskom), 2008, 16mm black–and–white film transferred to video and colour digital video, sound, 35 min. 38 sec. Courtesy the artist, © Phil Collins Phil Collins was born in Runcorn, UK in 1970 and currently lives and works in Berlin. His new work, marxism today (prologue) was presented at this year’s Berlin Biennale, and has its UK premiere at Cornerhouse, ...
Gleaners: Archive Remix & Live Soundtracks

Noah's Ark, Sam Meech, 2010 Date: 4 October, 8pm | Location: The King’s Arms, Salford Experimental filmmakers Jenna Collins and Sam Meech present two new kaleidoscopic short films, made during their Gleaners residencies in the North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University, premiering here with live soundtracks from cutting edge North West musicians. Diving into the amateur fiction footage within the archive, Jenna Collins new film, in equal parts hypnotic ...
David Mackintosh Exhibition at Cornerhouse

David Mackintosh at Cornerhouse Dates: 23 Jan – 28 Mar | Location: Cornerhouse, Manchester FREE Entry This solo show, the largest in the Northwest to date by leading Manchester-based artist David Mackintosh, presents a collection of new and recent works, exploring relationships between drawing, animation and sculpture. The show features an animation piece titled The Edge of Things. For more information, visit Cornerhouse
Artur Zmijewski at Cornerhouse Manchester

Artur Żmijewski, Democracies (2009). Image courtesy of the Foskal Gallery Foundation Dates: until 10 January 2010 | Location: Cornerhouse, Manchester The first major UK survey of the work of Polish artist and filmmaker Artur Żmijewski is currently underway at Manchester’s Cornerhouse gallery.  Żmijewski’s work has been receiving increased attention over here in recent years, and this show sees the UK premiere of his recent project Democracies (2009), ...
AND Festival trailers by Uniform

AND Festival brand by Uniform If you haven’t yet seen the bold branding for the inaugural Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival, then check out the festival website and the trailers below. Developed by Liverpool-based brand and design consultancy Uniform, the agency has created a slate of funky animated stings that are inspired by the festival’s theme of questioning the normal. As you can see in the ...