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A Discussion with Adam Sutherland and guests invited by Thinking Space for the North

12/07/2007 / 18:00 - 20:00

Current exhibiting artists Bryan Davies and Dan Robinson (AKA Thinking Space for the North) host this discussion with invited guests.

FREE ADMISSION – LIMITED PLACES – BOOKING REQUIRED

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk

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The Bergman Horror Show by Peter Johansson/Barbro Westling

30/06/2007 / 14:00 - 17:00

Shows at 2pm, 3pm, 4pm and 5pm.

Johansson and Westling will perform their show based on some of Ingmar Bergman’s notorious sets and characters. Staged with a peculiar echoing of their voices, the performance lasts 25 minutes in a small theatre made by the artists.

FREE

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Ben Frost at the greenroom

29/06/2007 / 21:00 - 22:30

To The Left of the Rising Sun presents critically acclaimed Icelandic based artist and composer Ben Frost who performs work from his latest album at the greenroom. Influenced by the stark natural environment of his new home country and the contrasting abysmal winter darkness and endless summer light, Frost’s soundscape references the Baroque and the sublime and carries its audience into unexplored territories.

Frost has produced work extensively in various forms including installation, work for film and dance and has released several widely acclaimed albums such Steel Wound in 2003, the opus School of Emotional Engineering in 2005 and most recently Theory of Machines in 2006.

£5/£3 (conc.) Bookings tel: greenroom on 0161 615 0500 or click on Ben’s image to Manchester International Festival’s website.

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The Bergman Horror Show by Peter Johansson/Barbro Westling

29/06/2007 / 17:30 - 18:00

Johansson and Westling will perform their puppet show based on some of Ingmar Bergman’s notorious sets and characters. Staged with a peculiar echoing of their voices, the performance lasts 25 minutes in a small theatre made by the artists.

Grave illusions, tableaux mortes and existential changement-au-vues explore the
gap between the seriousness of Bergman’s work and how it communicates and confronts its audience.

FREE

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Dodge the Shredder: Proposal writing and fundraising strategy workshop for visual artists

16/06/2007 / 10:30 - 16:30

Dodge the Shredder is a combination of peer critique forum, funding strategy and proposal writing workshop for artists developing or planning funding applications in the near future, designed to help increase their chances of success when applying to galleries. Led by artist, artist advisor and Artists’ Networks Coordinator for a-n The Artists Information Company, Emilia Telese.

FREE – LIMITED PLACES – BOOKING REQUIRED

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To the Left of the Rising Sun

30/06/2007

Artists: Bryan Davies & Dan Robinson (UK), Ben Frost (AU/IS), Knut Henrik Henriksen (NO/DE), James Ireland (UK), Dariusz Kowalski (PL/AT), William Morris (UK) and Barbro Westling & Peter Johansson (SE)

To the Left of the Rising Sun is a group show curated by Stockholm based curator Cecilia Andersson and brings together artists work from Scandinavia, Iceland, UK and rest of Europe. It is a Manchester Firsts co-production in association with the Manchester International Festival.

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Panel Discussion with Steven Ball, Maggie Hills and Riccardo Iacono

10/05/2007 / 18:00 - 20:00

To coincide with The No Show, Castlefield Gallery is pleased to invite Maggie Hills and Steven Ball for a panel discussion with Iacono looking at the visual process as a state of play and conflict within the exhibition.

FREE ADMISSION – LIMITED PLACES – BOOKING REQUIRED

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk

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Riccardo Iacono The No Show

20/04/2007

Castlefield Gallery is pleased to present new work by Riccardo Iacono. The No Show is Iacono’s first solo show in the UK and is the culmination of a series of research visits to the gallery over the past six months during exhibition changeover when the gallery is closed. The show will be a site-specific seeing game, live art work and curatorial project combining video, installation, animation, performance, painting and print produced, through an improvised response to the idiosyncrasies of the gallery architecture and the exhibition process.

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BOOK LAUNCH-JACKSON POLLOCK: THE MUSICAL by Roger McKinley

05/04/2007 / 18:00 - 20:00

Castlefield Gallery is pleased to host the launch of a new libretto by artist and writer Roger McKinley which follows the life of Jackson Pollock inspired by the Greek myth of Prometheus.

FREE ADMISSION – Refreshments provided – NO BOOKING REQUIRED

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Workshops: Quintessentially Q

28/03/2007 / 18:30 - 20:30

Lens and performance based workshop for Queer Men, led by Qasim Riza Shaheen. The workshops will explore queer identities and stories using personal memories and narratives.

FREE ADMISSION – BOOKING REQUIRED (Participants must be able to commit to all 3 evenings)

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk

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