This is the first of our 'Beyond the Desk' evenings – a new event that creates space to talk about life beyond the desk, potentially focusing on difficult or challenging conversations. To start us off, Lucy Biggs will be hosting a conversation about baby loss.
Emma Lloyd dissects, reforms and translates language, pushing it beyond its constraints and reconfigures it, challenging its structural boundaries. Through installation, sculpture and printmaking, Emma explores the cognitive properties of sight, the shift between looking and reading, questioning not only what we see but how we interpret it.
Featuring stunning commissions from three contemporary artists, Electricity: The spark of life examines how scientists experimented with electricity to understand and control it, and how mass generation and distribution changed our lives.
Showcasing furniture, fashion, lighting, ceramics, glass, metalwork and jewellery, Nordic Craft and Design highlights the superb quality and creativity inherent in design from the region and features pieces from 1930 to the present day.
For the students and student friendly people of Manchester, run (walk, jog or hop) a unique route, joining thousands of participants, get fit, get showered in coloured powder, make mories, make a mess, and make new friend. Non-students are welcome!
For our second PechaKucha Night of 2019, we thought we’d shake things up a bit and experiment with some city-to-city sharing! So we’ve invited 10 creatives from Liverpool to come over to Manchester to take on the PechaKucha challenge.