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EXHIBITION & EVENTS ARCHIVE
The original Award scheme, ‘Double Exposure’, was set up in 1993 by photographer Sandra Jacobs to promote the cultural exchange between Britain and Israel. During the first five years, the awards were given to British and Israeli photographers and artists enabling them to spend a month in each other’s country, explore themes of interest, acquaint themselves with a foreign lifestyle and culture to provide a personal project.
(Visuals – Nick Fry
Sounds – Dafydd Williams)
When the communications by mobile phone text messages are explored over 3 days, we gain insight to the lives of 10 urban dwellers. Their abbreviated language tells a story of modern life with poetic and explicit results.
“They are the New Prometheans, the Giepettos of our time.” Carolina Lopez, Sitges Festival of International Cinema – Catalunya 1998.
Castlefield Gallery presents an exhibition of work from internationally renowned model makers for animation Mackinnon and Saunders.
Good times – Heroes Night will be relaunching a celebration of the heroes in our lives. Heroes is a unique series of art workshops throughout February/March that will become an exhibition at Castlefield Gallery on 8an 9th April 2000. The exhibition will kick-off with the Heroes party on the evening of the 7th April with DJ’S and celebrity guests.
So, if your hero is a pop star, humanitarian, or both! – This is your chance to make it known to the world!
Beat music – Having recently been slated to sign a new record label “poptones” – the newest venture of Alan McGee of Creation records/Oasis fame. The Montgolfier Brothers play their first gig of the century at The Castlefield Gallery. This gig starts an exciting year for these Manchester based musicians who’s blend of indie guitar and film score sublime have been winning critical acclaim in Europe, the US and now the UK.
Fine Art – Heroes night coincides with the exhibition ‘A Poetic Geography of five continents’ by painter Blaise Drummond. Fresh from his recent success in the 20th John Moores Liverpool Exhibition and Contemporary Art Society’s ‘Art Futures’, we are proud to present this solo exhibition of recent work. The exhibition continues until the 26th March.
In Association with the Rubicon Gallery.
Fresh from his recent success in the 20th John Moores Liverpool Exhibition and Contemporary Art Society’s ‘Art Futures’, Castlefield Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of recent work by Blaise Drummond.