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Yang Yongliang, The Night of Perpetual Day, 2014 image courtesy of Constantin Brosteanu

Review: Digital Matters – The Earth Behind the Screen

The CFCCA document the lesser known routes of global supply chains, inviting us to question our role as consumers

Photo: Poetry of Perception @ Vimeo

Review: Punk in Drublic – A Night of Spoken Word, Poetry & Comedy

Poetry and comedy violently clash in the name of charity

Photo: Cecily Brown, Shipwreck drawings, Courtesy Thomas Dane Limited

Preview: Cecily Brown sketches the past onto the present

In the serene surrounds of the Whitworth’s Mezzanine Gallery, Cecily Brown displays her chaotically technicoloured ‘Shipwreck’ works, which reveal a confrontation between the past masterpieces of Delacroix, Don Juan, and Gericault, and the heart-wrenching images of the current refugee crisis

Neha Choksi and Rachelle Rojany Swing for friends (used in Faith in friction), 2017 Photo: Pascale CA

Remembering Partition with New North South: Neha Choksi

Manchester Art Gallery delves deep through the medium of South Asian film with Neha Choksi

Photo: Skye Demar

Review: Airport ’87

Central Library’s select but charming collection of photographs captures the vibrant atmosphere of Manchester Airport thirty years ago

Photo: Funraising - Joe Yapp

ArtBox: The Student Run Collective’s Silent Charity Auction

We talk to one of the curators of ArtBox, Sophie Billington about her upcoming project in aid of Manchester Mind charity

Mid-Air, Don’t Care (2017) by Kieran Leach Photo: Klaudia Jedyka

Review: The Manchester Contemporary 2017

Klaudia Jedyka visits The Manchester Contemporary and brings us her stand out pieces

Photo: Liton Ali @ Wikimedia Commons

Wise Words from the Whitworth: Paul Smith

The Whitworth welcomes renowned British designer Paul Smith for an exclusive insight into his early formative career, and now global brand

Photo: Lee Baxter/HOME

Preview: The Return of Memory

As part of HOME’s ‘A Revolution Betrayed?’ programme, The Return of Memory is a contemporary examination of the Russian Revolution’s legacy

Pankhurst Punk by Mancsy Photo: Eleanor Forrest

Art Exhibition raises hundreds of pounds for MASH

Manchester Action on Street Health curate exhibition showcasing the creative talent of the women it supports, in their first ever opening to the public

Althea McNish Photo: The Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester

Cultural Commemoration: Remembering Slavery and Abolition in Manchester

Florrie Badley reflects on the role of artists, archives and curators in the act of remembrance

Photo: Waqas Khan at Manchester Art Gallery, courtesy the artist and Manchester Art Gallery. Photographer: Michael Pollard

Remembering Partition with New North South: Waqas Khan

Manchester Art Gallery invites you to experience detail up close