Category Archives: design

Unit X Festival 2017

The Unit X Festival is a week of pop-up exhibitions in May showing the work of some of the best up and coming Artists, Designers, Filmmakers and Photographers from across Manchester School of Art. Our Level 4, 5 and 6

Unit X Festival 2017

The Unit X Festival is a week of pop-up exhibitions in May showing the work of some of the best up and coming Artists, Designers, Filmmakers and Photographers from across Manchester School of Art. Our Level 4, 5 and 6

Architecture and Culture

I recently spoke at the Architectural Humanities Research Association’s annual conference at the University of the West of England, Bristol; (see blog post about that here) at this conference the new journal of the association “Architecture and Culture”, published by

Architecture and Culture

I recently spoke at the Architectural Humanities Research Association’s annual conference at the University of the West of England, Bristol; (see blog post about that here) at this conference the new journal of the association “Architecture and Culture”, published by

The life of Puppets

The current exhibition of a diverse range of puppets, automata, interactive installations and a shadow room at Z-Arts Gallery – ‘Dead Puppet’ – poses questions about the (in)animate quality of objects, with a particular focus on the puppet as archival

The life of Puppets

The current exhibition of a diverse range of puppets, automata, interactive installations and a shadow room at Z-Arts Gallery – ‘Dead Puppet’ – poses questions about the (in)animate quality of objects, with a particular focus on the puppet as archival

It is warmer down below

The Tube, the gesamtkunstwerk of early 20th Century British Modernism

I have recently been reminded, as if I (as an absolute Tube fanatic) needed it, of the wondrous and futuristic qualities of the London Underground. Now I admit this I difficult to envisage at 8:30 in the morning with your

It is warmer down below

The Tube, the gesamtkunstwerk of early 20th Century British Modernism

I have recently been reminded, as if I (as an absolute Tube fanatic) needed it, of the wondrous and futuristic qualities of the London Underground. Now I admit this I difficult to envisage at 8:30 in the morning with your

Enid Marx and her Contemporaries Symposium

‘Enid Marx and her Contemporaries: Women Designers and the Popularisation of ‘Folk Arts’ in Britain 1920- 1960 This symposium event was organised by Des, Rosie and Jane from the Art History programme in collaboration with Compton Verney in Warwickshire, which

Enid Marx and her Contemporaries Symposium

‘Enid Marx and her Contemporaries: Women Designers and the Popularisation of ‘Folk Arts’ in Britain 1920- 1960 This symposium event was organised by Des, Rosie and Jane from the Art History programme in collaboration with Compton Verney in Warwickshire, which

My AHRA Conference Paper

My AHRA Conference Paper A summary version of a conference paper I will give in November to the annual Architectural Humanities Research Association International Conference at the University of the West of England, Bristol.

My AHRA Conference Paper

My AHRA Conference Paper A summary version of a conference paper I will give in November to the annual Architectural Humanities Research Association International Conference at the University of the West of England, Bristol.

Art History Team move to the Old School of Art Building, plus Holden Gallery exhibition

  The Manchester School of Art (Grosvenor Building), designed by G.T. Redmayne in 1880 (different site prior to this). Stylistically, think Neo-Gothic meets Arts and Crafts meets Mackintosh. Our new Art History offices are now located in the Grosvenor building –

Art History Team move to the Old School of Art Building, plus Holden Gallery exhibition

  The Manchester School of Art (Grosvenor Building), designed by G.T. Redmayne in 1880 (different site prior to this). Stylistically, think Neo-Gothic meets Arts and Crafts meets Mackintosh. Our new Art History offices are now located in the Grosvenor building –