Past Events

(Photo: Marcus Leith. Courtesy of greengrassi, London).

(Dis) order: A compulsion to collect


(dis) order provides a focus for art works which gather together multiple things in order to make something new. Artists include; Ian Hamilton Finlay, Susan Hiller, Torsten Lauschmann, and Allen Ruppersberg

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Shed Show. (Image: John Lynch)

Shed Feast

25/10/2014 / 6-10pm
TOAST invites you to Shed Feast, an immersive sensory experience as part of Shed Show. The Exhibition Centre for the … Read more
Shed Show. (photo: John Lynch)

Shed Show

Shed Show is an incubation tool for ideas investigating the themes of industriousness and the amateur. The exhibition will show … Read more

Harmonious Society Conference

29/09/2014 / 9.30am - 5.30pm

The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art and the University of Salford present the Harmonious Society Conference as part of the wider Harmonious Society programme of exhibitions and events within the Asia Triennial Manchester 2014.

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ATM film programme

Asia Triennial Manchester 14 film programme

Cornerhouse presents the official Asia Triennial Manchester 14 (ATM14) film programme. This year’s selection includes a special focus on Hong … Read more

Harmonious Society


Responding to the Asia Triennial Manchester 14 (ATM14) theme of ‘conflict and compassion’, this exhibition will be seen from an international perspective, re-examining the ‘conflicts’ as well as the ‘harmony’ of China, or indeed, the Greater China, and that of Asia and the world.

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Kashif Nadim Chaudry

Kashif Nadim Chaudry: Swags and Tails


Blending a distinguished tailoring heritage, an uncompromising taste for mischief and bearing his soul as a gay, British Muslim, Kashif Nadim Chaudry’s exhibition will showcase a rare mix of skulls and stitches.

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Hsiao-Chi Tsai & Kimiya Yoshikawa: Scintilla from our sun

For Asia Triennial Manchester 2014 Hsiao-Chi Tsai & Kimiya Yoshikawa have been commissioned to make a major new, site-specific work for … Read more

Qasim Riza Shaheen: Autoportraits in love-like conditions

Manchester-based artist and writer Qasim Riza Shaheen presents a major new exhibition, Autoportraits in love-like conditions. This is a show … Read more
Sophia Al Maria, Slaughter, 2013, Video, Still

Sophia Al-Maria: Virgin with a Memory

Artist, filmmaker and writer Sophia Al-Maria, who rose to fame with her 2012 memoir The Girl Who Fell to Earth, … Read more