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Tom Jeffers and Cornerhouse

Memories of Manchester’s Cornerhouse

April 2, 2015 Comments Off on Memories of Manchester’s Cornerhouse

I moved to Manchester in January 2001 and got my first job two months later, as a box office assistant at Cornerhouse.

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María y el Araña

¡Viva! at Cornerhouse, Manchester

March 3, 2015 Comments Off on ¡Viva! at Cornerhouse, Manchester

About to open its doors for the 21st time, Cornerhouse’s annual ¡Viva! celebration of cinema from Spain and Spanish-speaking Latin America has long since become one of the most eagerly-anticipated events in any film lover’s calendar.

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Carnival of Souls at Cornerhouse

Carnival of Souls at Cornerhouse, Manchester

February 25, 2015 Comments Off on Carnival of Souls at Cornerhouse, Manchester

I’m reminded of the scene in The Blob when, seated in a vintage movie theatre, a nonchalant cinema audience – all ra-ra skirts and pomaded hair – chuckle away and snarf popcorn as a terrified woman upon screen is strangled by multiple assailants.

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Marisa Draper at the Playtime Exhibition, Cornerhouse

Engaging with Marisa Draper at Manchester’s HOME

December 14, 2014 Comments Off on Engaging with Marisa Draper at Manchester’s HOME

As a humble student intern in 2007, Marisa Draper cut her professional teeth developing creative projects at Cornerhouse, Manchester’s prestigious independent arts and film centre.

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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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Portrait of Sophia Al-Maria. Courtesy the artist

The Girl Who Fell To Earth: Sophia Al-Maria talks to Northern Soul

November 23, 2014 Comments Off on The Girl Who Fell To Earth: Sophia Al-Maria talks to Northern Soul

The best books never leave you. You never really finish them. They become part of your story, lying dormant until something, anything, sparks the tinderbox of memory and, like a long-lost friend, you remember how much you loved them.

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Asia Triennial Manchester 2014: the heart of artness

October 6, 2014 Comments Off on Asia Triennial Manchester 2014: the heart of artness

The theme of this year’s Asia Triennial in Manchester is Conflict and Compassion.

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Cornerhouse. Photo credit Ben Page

Win Free Tickets to Cornerhouse in Manchester

September 9, 2014 Comments Off on Win Free Tickets to Cornerhouse in Manchester

WIN TWO FREE TICKETS TO A FILM OF YOUR CHOICE* AT CORNERHOUSE

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Devoured

Fancy a feminist horror film? Then Devoured is for you

August 16, 2014 Comments Off on Fancy a feminist horror film? Then Devoured is for you

Horror films can be a curious thing.

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Art Party at Cornerhouse

Art Party: creativity under threat?

August 10, 2014 Comments Off on Art Party: creativity under threat?

“Art is part of our DNA,” says Jeremy Deller, while sculptor Richard Wentworth believes that “without art people won’t love each other, they won’t even hold hands”.

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