Stephen Iles & Nicola Dale are a photographer and sculptor respectively, both active in Manchester, asked to collaborate on a project specifically for Pieces of You. Both artists have previously considered the boundaries of a photograph in being able to embody something that defies a single perspective or reading. Here they present work that uses photography to prompt a looking beyond itself.
Exhibition tours offer insight to the works on display and are a great opportunity to discuss the exhibition with others. The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes.
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Open 2: Pieces of You
The second exhibition in the Open series presents six new and early career artists predominantly from the North whose work came to us through submissions and expressions of interest.
In Pieces of You, each of the artists share a curiosity in exploring how we gather and make meaning of our experiences.
Peter Watkins’ The Unforgetting examines the artists German family history through objects, places, photographs, and narrative structures circulated within his family. Phoebe Kiely’s They Were My Landscape presents scenes from her life, collected as an act of curiosity and compulsion. Photographer Stephen Iles and sculptor Nicola Dale collaborate to explore the possibilities of photography to communicate an understanding of a subject. Sam Hutchinson’s project I Used To Think You Were Normal reflects on the simulated worlds of game shows and the motivations of their contestants. Designer and artist Thom Isom presents a new way of experiencing the exhibition through a limited edition publication.