Talk

Panel Discussion

14 May 2009

Event times

6-8pm

Cost of entry

Free Admission

Castlefield Gallery

Manchester, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • No.2 Metroshuttle Bus
  • Metrolink Tram: Deansgate/Castlefield
  • Deansgate Train Station

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Panel Discussion with artists Ackroyd & Harvey and James Marriott

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This discussion between ecological activist James Marriott from Platform and the artists Heather Ackroyd & Dan Harvey will elaborate upon and accompany their Beuys Acorn project which will be presented as part of the Environment 2.0 exhibition at CUBE for Futuresonic 2009. More on: Ackroyd & Harvey's work intersects sculpture, photography, biology and ecology, resulting in time based acts that reveal an intrinsic bias towards process and event. They have exhibited extensively in the UK and internationally, in found spaces of architectural interest and established galleries and museums. http://www.artsadmin.co.uk/artists/ah More on: James Mariott is an historian, naturalist, activist, and artist. He is a founding member and co-director of Platform, a 22-year-old award-winning organisation based in London. Platform works across disciplines for social and ecological justice. It combines the transformatory power of art with the tangible goals of campaigning, the rigour of in-depth research with the vision to promote alternative futures. http://www.platformlondon.org Hosted by FutureEverything and Castlefield Gallery. http://www.futuresonic.com FREE ADMISSION-BOOKING REQUIRED To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk

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