Posts Under ‘Art’ Category

FLARE17: Future FLARES #1

Future FLARES is the strand of FLARE17 that showcases both student work and work in progress from established artists.  The two performances today at the Martin Harris Centre are both UK student pieces. A work of ART: Dead Pig (MMU) Two men and two women stand naked on stage covered only in white clay. Each… Continue Reading →

Over the Rainbow

The Warhol Gallery at the Whitworth is just a wall of sound, amorphous and hard to discern.  There is an X on the floor in front of the set; when it is vacant you walk up and hand in your ‘admit one’ ticket.  FK Alexander prepares to one side, puts on her red shoes, her… Continue Reading →

Galleries and Performance

Perpetual Movement at the Lowry analyses the relationship between dance and art ‘through four international artists working in a range of mediums, each responding differently to the inspiration of contemporary dance, alongside a carefully curated selection of objects, footage and costumes from Rambert’s archive’.  In itself a compelling exhibition, there is also a live dance performance… Continue Reading →