‘An English Journey (part III)’ – Andrew Cross


Castlefield Gallery presents ‘An English Journey (part III)’, the first solo touring exhibition in the UK of work by artist Andrew Cross. Short-listed for Beck’s Futures 2004, Cross began working as an artist in 2000 following an established career as a curator. The exhibition continues Castlefield’s 21st Anniversary Programme; working with a range of artists whose practice embodies aspects of history, place and time.

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14/04/2005 / 14:00 - 17:00

In order to develop links between artists based in London and the Northwest, Artquest and Castlefield Gallery are inviting artists to participate in a seminar discussion on the relationship between art in London and the rest of the UK. The panel of speakers have been selected because of their experiences of working across the UK: they include Manchester artist Nick Crowe; Becky Shaw who has recently moved from Liverpool to London via Cambridge; and London-based artists Andrew Cross and Olivia Plender, who also exhibit widely across the UK.

Please note that this opportunity is by invitation only. No submissions accepted.

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PureScreen #9: PureScreen DVD *01 – Launch Party & Screening

18/03/2005 / 19:00

Venue: The King’s Arms, 11 Bloom Street, Salford. M3 6AN
Admission: Free. No Need to book. Limited capacity.

The PureScreen DVD *01 programme brings together recent work, from the UK and features artists: Steven Ball, Beagles & Ramsay, Charlotte Bernstein, Sarah Carne, The Cartwright Brothers, Lee Cavaliere, Gillian Dyson, Stephen Gray, Dave Griffiths & Nick Jordan, Riccardo Iacono, Karin Kihlberg, Oliver Lamb, Elizabeth McAlpine, Pil & Galia Kollectiv, Paul Rooney, Erica Scourti, Graeme Stonehouse, Naoko Takahashi and Patricia Walsh.

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‘Artists’ Books & Publications’ – James Brooks & John Timberlake ‘In Discussion’

10/03/2005 / 18:00 - 20:00

Castlefield Gallery launches the 21st Anniversary Talks & Events Programme with a discussion about artists’ books and self-publishing. James Brooks from Book Works and John Timberlake, artist and Co-Editor of Everything Magazine, will be talking about publishing across a number of formats from the internet to the limited edition book.


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PureScreen 8: ‘Tonight We Are Golden’

18/02/2005 / 19:00 - 21:00

PureScreen presents a ninety minute programme of recent artist film and video selected by S1 Artspace, Sheffield.

Venue: King’s Arms, Salford.

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‘Acts Of Generosity’ – Simon Le Ruez


‘Acts of Generosity’ is an exhibition of new works by Simon Le Ruez, created for Castlefield Gallery’s Project Space. Le Ruez’s sculptures, drawings and installations consider the process and consequences of remembering, exploring the plight of individual lives through a dialogue of little curiosities.

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‘From Elsewhere’ – Emma Rushton, Derek Tyman, Geir Tore Holm


Castlefield Gallery presents ‘From Elsewhere’, an exhibition of new works by Emma Rushton, Derek Tyman and Geir Tore Holm. The exhibition celebrates our 21st Anniversary programme where we will be working with a range of artists whose practice embodies aspects of history, place and time.

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PureScreen 7: A Beautiful Virus Inside the Machine: Animation works by Lillian Schwartz, 1970–8

21/01/2005 / 19:00 - 21:00

PureScreen presents ‘A Beautiful Virus Inside The Machine’, curated by Lumen in collaboration with Gregory Kurcewicz. Funded by Arts Council England, Yorkshire (2003)

This touring film and video programme highlights the pioneering work of Lillian Schwartz, resident artist and consultant at Bell Laboratories (New Jersey), 1969—2002.

Venue: King’s Arms, Salford.

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Collections: Emma Anderson, Ann Bukantas & Becky Shaw ‘In Discussion’

20/01/2005 / 18:00 - 20:00

Critically reflecting on ‘Transfer’, Emma Anderson, Ann Bukantas and Becky Shaw will discuss contemporary and historic public art collections.

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