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Naomi Kashiwagi, Swing Time, Playtime

Artist Naomi Kashiwagi writes for Northern Soul

November 26, 2014 Comments Off on Artist Naomi Kashiwagi writes for Northern Soul

Before its move to HOME in 2015, Manchester’s Cornerhouse is running its final exhibition. Using Cornerhouse’s iconic brick structure and Jacques Tati’s 1967 comedy masterpiece as inspiration, nine artists are exhibiting their work at Playtime. One of these artists, Naomi Kashiwagi, writes for Northern Soul about her Playtime experience.

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Tai Shan Schierenberg talks to Northern Soul

August 2, 2014 Comments Off on Tai Shan Schierenberg talks to Northern Soul

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Tai Shan Schierenberg about his show Habitat at Cartwright Hall in Bradford

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Franz West at The Hepworth in Wakefield

July 27, 2014 Comments Off on Franz West at The Hepworth in Wakefield

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to The Hepworth Wakefield curator Dr Sam Lackey about a major exhibition of works by Franz West, initiated and co-developed with the artist before his death in July 2012.

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Behind the Scenes at The Hepworth Wakefield

April 30, 2014 Comments Off on Behind the Scenes at The Hepworth Wakefield

There’s a sculpture in The Hepworth Wakefield so moving, so tender, that I can’t get it out of my mind.

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Portrait Paradise at The Lowry

April 7, 2014 Comments Off on Portrait Paradise at The Lowry

The portrait began with caveman spitting pigment over the back of their hands onto walls.

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Liverpool Biennial’s Top Tallant talks to Northern Soul

April 5, 2014 Comments Off on Liverpool Biennial’s Top Tallant talks to Northern Soul

When Sally Tallant took on directorship of Liverpool Biennial in January 2012, she was just eight months away from lifting the curtain on the seventh edition of the UK’s only international festival for contemporary visual arts and culture.

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Past, present and future: Joana Vasconcelos at Manchester Art Gallery

February 23, 2014 Comments Off on Past, present and future: Joana Vasconcelos at Manchester Art Gallery

In the atrium between the old and the new buildings at Manchester Art Gallery – a space which its director Maria Balshaw describes as “no man’s land” – hangs the first piece in a new exhibition by one of Portugal’s most famous daughters, Joana Vasconcelos.

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All That is Solid Melts into Air: Jeremy Deller and the Industrial Revolution

December 1, 2013 Comments Off on All That is Solid Melts into Air: Jeremy Deller and the Industrial Revolution

There’s a strong sense of commemoration about All That is Solid Melts into Air, the latest Hayward Touring exhibition currently showing at Manchester Art Gallery.

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A Highland Romance

October 17, 2013 Comments Off on A Highland Romance

The first thing that strikes you about this intriguing exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery is the darkness of Gallery 6, its Farrow & Ball-painted dark purple walls contrasting with the brightness of the preceding permanent exhibition rooms.

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Naked Ambition at The Calder

September 5, 2013 Comments Off on Naked Ambition at The Calder

So there I am at the press opening of The Calder, The Hepworth Wakefield’s new contemporary art space, sipping tea and chatting idly with The Guardian’s Martin Wainwright. As casually as you like, a naked young man wanders over and perches yards away from us on an old jet engine.

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