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Andrew Brooks prints available for Christmas

12 Dec

Last couple of days for UK orders of Andrew Brooks prints if you would like them before Christmas, all the images are available in Andrew Brooks’ Shop.


Secret City Zoetermeer Makes National Dutch news

20 Sep

nrcnext 20-09-2011 in beeldGreat news today as Secret City Zoetermeer, the latest project from Andrew Brooks and Curated Place hit the centre spread of quality Dutch broadsheet NRC Next.

The exhibition is now open at the Stadsmuseum Zoetermeer until February with the next Secret Cities project in the Netherlands already taking shape.


Andrew Brooks Recreates Our World

15 Apr

New article on Andrew Brooks’ work on The Atlantic.

Manchester Young Creatives 2 – This Friday

9 Mar

Manchester Young Creatives meeting 2 at Band on the Wall
To all Manchester creatives – Want to meet people from music, visual art, theatre, film, photography, dance and general arty-ness? Fancy meeting up for a drink? Of course you do.

For its second outing Manchester Young Creatives wants to bring people who work in the arts in Manchester together to discuss, collaborate and create stunning cross-arts projects.

Manchester Young Creatives wants to be the place where an artist meets a musician and they decide to work together to create something new. (Or a filmmaker and an actor, or an architect and a graphic designer – you get the idea).

So, they’d love it if you’d help start this by bringing and image or recording of your work which can be showcased on the evening. Send submissions to

The second MYC will take place in the Picturehouse Cafe Bar of Band on the Wall on 11th March from 5pm-7pm.

Manchester Young Creatives Eventbrite.

Twitter @manccreatives.

Qasim Riza Shaheen interview

10 Feb

Qasim Riza Shaheen interview with Curated Place about "Prodigal Son" at Contact Theatre, Manchester
On Tuesday night we caught up with Qasim Riza Shaheen at the Contact Spring Season Launch to talk about his practice, identity and community work at the start of “Prodigal Son” his 12 month residency with Contact Theatre.

Qasim Riza Shaheen interview.

Keep up to date with the project by following his Friday Confessions or head to Contact to see both the Prodigal Son exhibition and the Urban Shrines work Shaheen produced with LGM and the Albert Kennedy Trust.

Qasim Riza Shaheen Father I have sinned I, 2010, Video stills
Qasim Riza Shaheen Father I have sinned III, 2010, Video stills

Contact Theatre Launches New Season

9 Feb

Qasim Riza Shaheen at contact

Big night last at the end of Oxford Road as Contact theatre launched their new Spring Season alongside Queer Contact’s mini festival and welcomed Qasim Riza Shaheen as artist in residence for 2011.

Interview with the artist coming tomorrow about his plans for the year long association with the theatre but in the mean time you can listen to Qasim performing “All the Angles” a poem written by Josh – one of the participants in his Urban Shrines piece on show in the theatre bar, or check out the Spring Season promo trailer below.

A slice of Manchester history just in time for Christmas

11 Dec

Still looking for the perfect Christmas gift for that Madchester obsessive in your life?

Well look no further than the work of Peter Walsh, legendary Manchester music photographer, who has just released a series of limited edition prints from his archive including rare and exclusive shots of Tony Wilson, Ian Brown, DJ Sasha, Shaun Ryder, John Squire and Oasis’ first ever session.

Shots are only available from his site in a strictly limited edition of 250 with all numbered and signed by Peter.  You can find them here.

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