In this instalment of Artefact of the Week, Bella Jewell looks to the new Emmeline Pankhurst Statue; only the second statue of a female in Manchester… does this mark a moment of change in the representation of women?
Saoirse Akhtar Farren speaks with student artist, Maya Sharp, looking at how her photography reconnects with literary classics and powerful landscapes, in her deeply mysterious photographic series.
Theo Bennett reviews Simeon Barclay’s latest exhibition at the Holden Gallery at Manchester School of Art, which explores how culture shapes our identities.
Photography student, Ryan Gear, discusses how his work challenges the stereotypes surrounding landscape photography, whilst deconstructing the mundane of our everyday existence.
Claudia Neuray reviews Halima Cassell’s exhibiton Eclectica – Global Inspirations, which is currently on show at Manchester Art Gallery
Bella Jewell investigates the meaning behind the mysterious Mancunian graffiti campaign: gauranga.
In a new and exciting approach to curatorship, Eve Gerretsen reviews It’s always 5pm somewhere
Saoirse Akhtar-Farren reviews the plentiful Pre-Raphaelite exhibition currently on show at The Lowry, and explores L. S. Lowry’s admiration of the avant-garde Victorian student group.
In this instalment of Artefact of the Week, Bella Jewell examines a powerful but haunting memorial to the Holocaust in Budapest
Mia Edwards reviews an intimate night of feminist spoken word performance, reflecting upon the power of mutual support and the sharing of stories
Saoirse Akhtar Farren reviews a Sexpression talk, part of Sex Week, discussing the relationship between art and sex, considering the male gaze and historical context
In this instalment of Artefact of the Week, Bella Jewell examines a mancunian treasure, The Toast Rack: a grade two listed brutalist masterpiece.
Angus Dickson discusses the reasons for the decline of Modern Art’s popularity by exploring how xenophobia, cultural progression, and artistic theory impact upon our definitions of ‘art’
A brand new Mancunion art project aiming to put students at the centre
The Yard is a new centre for creative individuals in Manchester, encouraging artists from all over the city to use the space to express their talent
Bella Jewell reviews the latest show at the Manchester Art Gallery – Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing – one of 12 exhibitions taking place across the UK to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death
In this instalment of Artefact of the Week, Theo Bennett explores a tribute to Manchester music mogul Tony Wilson: the latest Akse mural to grace the side of a Northern Quarter substation