Carey Young: Memento Park

06.01.11
 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 ...
FutureEverything: call for papers

18.03.10
FutureEverything Art in the age of pervasive data is a call for papers and artworks for a new issue of the Leonardo Electronic Almanac edited by FutureEverything. This issue of LEA will seek cross disciplinary thinking on art in the age of pervasive data. LEA is soliciting texts and artworks by artists, researchers, and scholars involved in the exploration of themes including: The networked city, data ...
Carlos Amorales at The Cornerhouse

01.03.10
Carlos Amorales - Discarded Spider Dates: 6 – 28 March | Location: The Cornerhouse, Manchester To coincide with the 16th installment of the popular ¡Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival (Fri 5 – Sat 27 March), Cornerhouse presents a solo show by Mexico’s leading contemporary artist Carlos Amorales. Gallery 1 will be flooded with a soundtrack from Psicofonias, 2008, a large-scale two-screen video installation Amorales created along ...
Carol Morley

21.12.09
Carol Morley Carol Morley’s films have been shown internationally in galleries, cinemas, festivals and on television, and have been described as “provocative films that cross boundaries between fact and fiction, exploring extraordinary things that happen to ordinary people” (BFI Southbank Catalogue). Since graduating from Central St Martins in 1993 with a first class honours degree in fine art film and video, she has received the Best ...
The Alcohol Years by Carol Morley

21.12.09
The Alcohol Years, image courtesy of Carol Morley Carol Morley’s highly acclaimed documentary The Alcohol Years is a courageous, moving and often funny account of five self-destructive years of her life in early 1980s Manchester. It’s a poetic retrieval in which Carol’s rediscovered friends and acquaintances recount tales of her drunken and promiscuous behaviour. Carol’s search for her lost self and the conflicting memories and viewpoints ...
Artur Zmijewski at Cornerhouse Manchester

04.12.09
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), ...
Greg Kurcewicz on Adam Curtis

12.10.09
It Felt Like a Kiss, Adam Curtis Greg Kurcewicz writes on the music of It Felt Like a Kiss… and says it’s time Adam Curtis had a room at Tate Modern. Have you ever noticed that when you have a documentary on TV covering any issue to do with the 1960s – anything – could be about banning pesticides, moon landings, car production in the midlands, whatever ...