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Floating Narratives (2017) Na Buqi Photo: CFCCA

NOW – A Dialogue on Female Chinese Contemporary Artists

Capturing a particular moment in creative culture, NOW: A Dialogue on Female Chinese Contemporary Artists, sees British institutes converge with Chinese female ...

Photo: Len Grant

The Rusholme Sketcher

The only place in Manchester to buy shawarma from, is Atlas Shawarma in Rusholme! January had been rather bleak, and upon returning ...

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Hylas and the Nymphs: more than meets the eye

Manchester Art Gallery deliberately provoked discussion last week, by removing the painting Hylas and the Nymphs from their website and walls, leaving ...

Floating Narratives (2017) Na Buqi Photo: CFCCA

NOW – A Dialogue on Female Chinese Contemporary

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Photo: Len Grant

The Rusholme Sketcher

Posted on Feb 19, 2018 2
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Hylas and the Nymphs: more than meets the

Posted on Feb 19, 2018 3
Floating Narratives (2017) Na Buqi Photo: CFCCA

NOW – A Dialogue on Female Chinese Contemporary Artists

The CFCCA open up a platform for seven emerging and innovative female artists working in China now.

Photo: Len Grant

The Rusholme Sketcher

Len Grant brings life to the otherwise ordinary in ‘The Rusholme Sketcher’ Series

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Hylas and the Nymphs: more than meets the eye

Initiating a pertinent debate or a publicity stunt? Florrie Badley considers the implications of Manchester Art Gallery’s recent removal of a canonical Victorian painting

Photo: Yasmeen Mjalli

Socially engaged art: the feminist genre of change?

Fighting for women’s freedom from harassment, activist Yasmeen Mjalli discusses how she weaponises the medium of protest art to create social change in the West Bank

Suffragettes 1908 Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Wonder Women 2018

We look ahead to the the feminist festival taking over of Manchester through an innovative series of exhibitions, performances and discussions

Photo: Artwork by Izzy Rooke-Ley

Writing ‘The Female Sex (Education)’

Creator of ‘the.f.sex’ Instagram account, Izzy Rooke-Ley, explains the importance of presenting an educative platform dedicated to female sexuality and sexual pleasure

John Stezaker Photo: Cicely Ryder-Belson

Review: John Stezaker’s Still Life

John Stezaker showcases his unique brand of artistry as the Whitworth gallery is taken over by his surreal photographic collages

Photo: Jack Kirwin @JK Photography

Review: Group Thereapy comedy showcase

Editor-in-Chief Kirstie O’Mahony felt a complete fool for her trepidation before this show, as it turned out to be one of the best she’d ever seen

Print by Christ Stoke courtesy of PostBox: Second Delivery

ArtBox: a student-run collective’s silent charity auction

As we look ahead to the new year, we also look back as the successes of the last one with ArtBox

Lubaina Himid 'Naming the Money' 2004 Photo: drinksmachine@Flickr

Turner Prize 2017: A historic win

Florrie Badley reflects on the significance of Lubaina Himid’s recent Turner Prize win

Vibrations by Faye Gosling

ArtBox: Interview with artist Faye Gosling

We talked to Faye Gosling, one of many students involved in this fundraising event for the Manchester Mind charity

Photo: Will Da Costa

ArtBox: Interview with artist Will Da Costa

We catch up with contributing artist Will Da Costa, who will be donating his playful illustrations to the event