EXHIBITION & EVENTS ARCHIVE

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Dr Ananya Jahanara Kabir in conversation with Qasim Riza Shaheen

01/03/2007 / 19:00 - 21:00

To coincide with Khusra: Stains and Stencils, Castlefield Gallery will host a conversation between Dr. Ananya Jahanara Kabir and Qasim Riza Shaheen to draw out some of the issues from the exhibition.

FREE ADMISSION – LIMITED PLACES – BOOKING REQUIRED

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places.

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Queer Courtesan

23/03/2007 / 19:00 - 21:00

Castlefield Gallery will host a performance intervention by Qasim Riza Shaheen toying with the notion of peep show and the Mujra Mehfil, dance gathering, developed from Shaheen’s research in Lahore.

FREE ADMISSION – LIMITED PLACES – BOOKING REQUIRED

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places

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Qasim Riza Shaheen Khusra: Stains and Stencils

16/02/2007

Castlefield Gallery, in partnership with Shisha, the international agency for contemporary South Asian visual art and craft, is pleased to present new work by Qasim Riza Shaheen. Khusra: Stains and Stencils is Shaheen’s first gallery-based, solo show and is the culmination of an extensive, two year period of research and relationship building with the khusra community in Lahore, Pakistan. The work is represented in media ranging from photography, video, installation and performance.

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Single Shot

13/01/2007

Single Shot rings in the New Year with a series of showcase stagings across the length and breadth of Manchester. Programmed in collaboration with the city’s vibrant mix of arts venues, Single Shot pieces will also be making periodic appearances on outdoor screens in the city, or as interventions in other public locations. Whether seen in isolation, or as part of a wider cluster of pieces connecting different parts of the city, Single Shot is a ‘mini-festival’ of moving-image works that can be enjoyed as an emerging two-week programme or a series of brief and engaging fragments.

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PureScreen #16: Beta Test

08/12/2006 / 18:00 - 20:00

THIS EVENT IS BEING HELD AT Bureau Gallery, Salford. See ‘more’ for directions to Bureau.

FREE ADMISSION – LIMITED CAPACITY – BOOKING REQUIRED. Refreshments provided.

Please email purescreen@castlefieldgallery.co.uk to book a place.

PureScreen #16: Beta Test is the third programme in the 2006/07 season of PureScreen artists’ film and video events.

This curated programme of new, international works includes animation and film techniques in exploring conventions of experimental and avant-garde performance and performative action.

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Gerrie van Noord in conversation with t s Beall

19/01/2007 / 18:00 - 20:00

‘Presence, physicality, and the mediated spectacle’

How does the filming, editing, and re-presenting of a real event within Castlefield Gallery shift both the gallery context and the perception of the event itself? t s Beall and Gerrie van Noord will discuss the tension between real space and mediated space, and real and mediated time. Focus will be given to the physical experience offered by multi-media installations, and their potential to heighten or diminish presence and physicality.

FREE ADMISSION – LIMITED PLACES – BOOKING REQUIRED

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places

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t s Beall: Untitled Horses

01/12/2006

Castlefield Gallery is pleased to present new, site-specific work by t s Beall. Untitled Horses is a complex multi-media installation that examines the presentation of a singular event using multiple large-scale projections. The piece reflects Beall’s enduring interest in the perceptions and misperceptions afforded by the camera within a performative context. Untitled Horses has been developed together with composer Mary Bellamy.

N.B. The gallery closes for Christmas & New Year from 23rd Dec to 9th Jan inclusive

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PureScreen # 15: Making Up For Lost Time

10/11/2006 / 18:00 - 20:00

THIS EVENT IS BEING HELD AT Bureau Gallery, Salford. See ‘more’ for directions to Bureau.

FREE ADMISSION – LIMITED CAPACITY – BOOKING REQUIRED. Refreshments provided.

Please email purescreen@castlefieldgallery.co.uk to book a place.

The second programme in the 2006/07 season of PureScreen artists’ film and video events is PureScreen #15: Making Up For Lost Time.

This curated programme of new international work explores cinematic aesthetics and collage through the use of super 8, 16mm and 35mm film and the role of archival and stock footage within contemporary film and video practice. It demonstrates artists’ current engagement with issues of appropriation, remixing and sampling, downloading, distribution, and ownership.

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From Slingshot to Mega-ton Bomb: Artists’ Talk

04/11/2006 / 16:00 - 18:00

The curator of From Slingshot to Mega-ton Bomb, Colin Parker, will give a talk exploring the work from the exhibition in conversation with another artist from the show.

FREE ADMISSION – LIMITED PLACES – BOOKING REQUIRED

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places

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Watchers of the Skies

01/11/2006 / 18:00 - 20:00

A talk by Dr. Ian Morison of Jodrell Bank Observatory.

To coincide with the exhibition From Slingshot to Mega-ton Bomb, this richly illustrated talk describes how our understanding of the Universe has increased over the centuries as we have had more sophisticated telescopes with which to observe it.

FREE ADMISSION – LIMITED PLACES – BOOKING REQUIRED

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places.

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