Category Archives: exhibition

Visiting the Tate Modern Switch House

The Art History and Curating Level 4 students visited the Tate Modern Switch House yesterday. Guided by lecturer Sarah Plumb, we examined approaches to curating performance and participatory artworks in the Performer and Participant collection displays, and explored new spaces including the Tate

Visiting the Tate Modern Switch House

The Art History and Curating Level 4 students visited the Tate Modern Switch House yesterday. Guided by lecturer Sarah Plumb, we examined approaches to curating performance and participatory artworks in the Performer and Participant collection displays, and explored new spaces including the Tate

Paint for Paint’s Sake: A Dual Review of Real Painting at Castlefield Gallery

Review: Castlefield Gallery exhibition – Real Painting by Rick Copsey and Beccy Kennedy, both Manchester School of Art. Some thoughts by Rick Copsey (a ‘painter’ whose practice involves photographing paint)  Real actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact;

Paint for Paint’s Sake: A Dual Review of Real Painting at Castlefield Gallery

Review: Castlefield Gallery exhibition – Real Painting by Rick Copsey and Beccy Kennedy, both Manchester School of Art. Some thoughts by Rick Copsey (a ‘painter’ whose practice involves photographing paint)  Real actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact;

Asia Triennial Manchester Exhibition from School of Art – International Collaboration: 4 curators, 4 artists, 4 countries

    Pop-up Republics is an exhibition in four shipping containers by a co-curatorial collective called Dark Border Developments (DbD). The co-curators, Paul Booth, Beccy Kennedy, Ming Turner and Toby Heys formed the faux development company aka curator collective due to

Asia Triennial Manchester Exhibition from School of Art – International Collaboration: 4 curators, 4 artists, 4 countries

    Pop-up Republics is an exhibition in four shipping containers by a co-curatorial collective called Dark Border Developments (DbD). The co-curators, Paul Booth, Beccy Kennedy, Ming Turner and Toby Heys formed the faux development company aka curator collective due to

Ford Beaumont

  Virtual Galleries soft launched at TOAST, 6th floor of Federation House, on 3.5.14. Presented and curated by Ford Beaumont, a collective comprising of two third year Contemporary Art History students, Virtual Galleries aimed to pose the question of how

Ford Beaumont

  Virtual Galleries soft launched at TOAST, 6th floor of Federation House, on 3.5.14. Presented and curated by Ford Beaumont, a collective comprising of two third year Contemporary Art History students, Virtual Galleries aimed to pose the question of how

Service Wash

Contemporary Art History 3rd year student Jasmin Saunders is working with designer Beatriz Pinharanda to produce a series of exhibitions in launderettes in Manchester. Service Wash will play host to a series of new and existing interdisciplinary art works, responding

Service Wash

Contemporary Art History 3rd year student Jasmin Saunders is working with designer Beatriz Pinharanda to produce a series of exhibitions in launderettes in Manchester. Service Wash will play host to a series of new and existing interdisciplinary art works, responding

Curatorial Project: Women Between Peace and War

Contemporary Art History Student, Jon Bottomley curated the photography exhibition: Women Between Peace and War, in The Holden Gallery Cafe Space at MMU. Here he outlines his thinking behind the exhibition and his experience of interviewing the photographer Lynsey Addario. Women

Curatorial Project: Women Between Peace and War

Contemporary Art History Student, Jon Bottomley curated the photography exhibition: Women Between Peace and War, in The Holden Gallery Cafe Space at MMU. Here he outlines his thinking behind the exhibition and his experience of interviewing the photographer Lynsey Addario. Women

Students Celebrate New Publication

The Art School Illustrated Team: Kellie Craig (Editor in Chief), Matthew Hardy (Creative Director) and Jon Bottomly (Artist Liason and Associate Editor) The first issue of a new critical journal, written, edited and produced by Contemporary Art History students, was

Students Celebrate New Publication

The Art School Illustrated Team: Kellie Craig (Editor in Chief), Matthew Hardy (Creative Director) and Jon Bottomly (Artist Liason and Associate Editor) The first issue of a new critical journal, written, edited and produced by Contemporary Art History students, was