One and All Curated by Alison Kershaw


Castlefield Gallery presents One and All, a group show that brings together seven North West based artists Grennan & Sperandio, Jo Lewington, Jil Moore, Hafsah Naib, Joe Richardson, William Titley and Andrew Wilson who have produced new work by examining, interacting and interrogating the structures and themes of community networks and urban regeneration. Through the use of video, sculpture and painting the show explores aspects of life in an urban environment examining, collective consciousness, isolation, nostalgia and our understanding of ‘culture’. The work will explore the way artists’ engage with the subject of community, demonstrating a model of “usefulness” of contemporary practice to another realm of life that lies in revealing the insights of the individual into an apparently democratic entity.

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Manuel Saiz Screening Programme

11/02/2009 / 18:30 - 20:00

Date: Wednesday 11 February 2009

Time: 6.30-8pm

Venue: Cervantes Institute, 326/330 Deansgate, Campfield Avenue Arcade, Manchester, M3 4FN

FREE ADMISSION-BOOKING REQUIRED. To book please call the Cervantes Institute on 0161 661 4200 or email cultman@cervantes.es with your contact details and number of places.

Accompanying the work in the exhibition will be a diverse programme of Saiz’s film and video work spanning his career.

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Manuel Saiz: Private Party. Keep Out.


Castlefield Gallery in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes Manchester are pleased to be launching Private Party. Keep Out, a solo show of new and existing work by Spanish born, London based artist Manuel Saiz. Using video, performance and sculpture, Saiz’s work addresses the identity of the artist and the way in which s/he interacts with the institution, the audience and society at large. Exploring existing relationships usually taken for granted in the contemporary art world, Saiz reverses our inherent presumptions with a ‘tongue in cheek’ perversity using the relationship between the artist, technician, institution, art theory and fellow artists as a starting point.

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Manuel Saiz and Marko Daniel in conversationand launch of Manuel Saiz’s new book 101 Excuses

06/02/2009 / 18:00 - 20:00

Date: Friday 6 February 2009

Time: 6-8pm

Venue: Castlefield Gallery

FREE ADMISSION – BOOKING REQUIRED. To book please call 0161 832 8034 or email
events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places.

Marko Daniel, Curator of Public Programmes at Tate Modern will discuss with Saiz his recent films and videos in relation to his wider work from installation to ephemera.

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BOOK LAUNCH and TALKThe Stuff of Images: Laura WhiteIf I had a Monkey I wouldn’t need a TV

22/01/2009 / 18:00 - 20:00

Venue: Castlefield Gallery


Laura White will give a guided tour of the exhibition followed by the book launch of The Stuff of Images: Laura White.

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