‘Stroke’ – John Rimmer


‘Stroke’ is a new series of paintings by Manchester based artist John Rimmer, which seek to reflect his experiences of operating in frenetic city centres and the modern shopping environment.

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‘Horticulture Part One: Discount Flights’ – Clare Charnley


Horticulture Part 1 & 2 by Clare Charnley is a collaborative project between Castlefield Gallery and Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery.

The exhibition juxtaposes seemingly unrelated objects and materials including rose briars, electric cabling and lawyer’s sealing wax to explore relationships between culture and nature.

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Felicity Shillingford & Sarah Raine


On display in the lower gallery small scale works for sale by two North West artists, selected from Slidex, Castlefield Gallery’s visual library of NW based practitioners.

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‘Empiric’ – Rachel Chapman


‘Empiric’ presents the work London based sculptor Rachel Chapman. Chapman has a unique approach to manipulating her chosen materials, a personalised style of manufacture, which combines the cool authority of formal symmetry, with a passionate and brutal organisation and filling of space.

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‘Video Positive 97: Escaping Gravity’


The UK’s biggest ever festival of video and electronic art. Spanning two cities, a host of contemporary arts venues and both Liverpool and Manchester’s most celebrated night clubs, VIDEO POSITIVE showcases the work of international established artists and introduces a number of rising stars.

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‘Dummy’ – Richard Forster, Ana Genovés, Clifton Steinberg


Curated by Richard Forster, ‘Dummy’ represents recent work by three young, London-based artists working in the separate media of painting, photography and sculpture.

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