Critical Writing programme

Contemporary Visual Arts Network North West (CVAN NW) is organising a programme of six critical writing workshops. The workshop and bursary programme is delivered in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Central Lancashire, through In Certain Places, alongside four leading critical writing platforms in the North West – The Double Negative, Creative Tourist, ArtContinue reading “Critical Writing programme”

Subplots to a City – launched

After a series of unfortunate hiccups in the production process, Subplots to a City. Ten Years of In Certain Places was launched at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery in Preston on Wednesday 18 February. With an impressive turnout of artists, project participants, Preston City Council representatives, and University of Central Lancashire lecturers and students, theContinue reading “Subplots to a City – launched”

Subplots to a City

In Certain Places in Preston commissioned Shezad Dawood’s film project Piercing Brightness, and the Harris Museum & Art Gallery hosted the first in a series of shows related to the artist’s project and wider practice. Working with Shezad on the publication alongside the exhibitions (see this post), I met the film’s commissioners, Charles Quick and Elaine Speight,Continue reading “Subplots to a City”