Rosa Barba: Subject To Constant Change
This trailer for our exhibition Rosa Barba: Subject to Constant Change features an edited extract from Barba's new film commission Subconscious Society. Subconscious Society is a unique collaboration between Cornerhouse and Turner Contemporary, Margate. The film was shot on location in Manchester's formerly abandoned Albert Hall and across the Kent landscape, and takes the end of the industrial age as its subject. http://bit.ly/13gDnc7
Four Exhibition Trailer
Four features brand new commissions from Tristram Aver, Nicola Ellis, Kate Sully and Liz West. This exhibition was curated by Cornerhouse's Young Curators Alex Leigh, Liz Gibson and Neetu Roy http://bit.ly/UTIV99
Last month we were pleased to welcome Billy Connolly and Tom Courtenay to Cornerhouse for a special BAFTA preview Q&A ahead of the opening of their new film Quartet. For those of you who didn't manage to get a ticket for this sell out event, here are some of the highlights...
Harry Hill: The Alternative Shrigley Tour
Earlier this month we were treated to not one, not two, but three alternative gallery tours from Britain's best-loved satirical TV comic Harry Hill. He took us around David Shrigley's exhibition HOW ARE YOU FEELING? with his helper Yan and for those that weren't lucky enough to get a ticket here's a quick taster...
Music by Kevin MacLeod
Last month we were pleased to welcome director Ben Wheatley and lead actor/co-writer Steve Oram to Cornerhouse for a special preview Q&A ahead of the opening of their new film Sightseers. For those of you who didn't manage to get a ticket for this sell out event, here are some of the highlights...
Sketch-o-Matic at Cornerhouse Manchester, Oct 2012
The highly anticipated sophomore installation of our incredibly popular Sketch-o-Matic booth, in situ at Cornerhouse from the 12th to the 21st October 2012. Featuring over fifty artists, all ready to paint your portrait for as little as £1, this short promo gives you a flavour of what to expect if you step inside...
David Shrigley: HOW ARE YOU FEELING? Cornerhouse Residency
HOW ARE YOU FEELING? features a range of drawings, paintings, sculpture and never-seen-before live performance. We went behind the scenes with artist David Shrigley as he prepared for the exhibition.
HOW ARE YOU FEELING? runs at Cornerhouse until Sun 6 Jan in Galleries 1,2 and 3. Entry is FREE.
David Shrigley: HOW ARE YOU FEELING? trailer
We are delighted to present a major exhibition of new and recent work by acclaimed artist David Shrigley.
HOW ARE YOU FEELING? features a range of drawings, paintings, sculpture and never-seen-before live performance. Taking you on a skewed, cathartic journey through the clever, amusing and raw world of David Shrigley, this extraordinary exhibition offers an unequalled, live and interactive experience.
The exhibition runs at Cornerhouse between Sat 6 Oct 2012 - Sun 6 Jan 2013.
During the AND Festival launch weekend we were pleased to welcome artist and Swandown director Andrew Kötting, producer Lisa Marie Russo, and writer, poet and psychogeographer Iain Sinclair for a post-screening Q&A following the Fri 22 June screening of the film. Here's a quick taster if you missed it.
AND Festival 2012
Abandon Normal Devices (AND) strives to recognise experimentation across cinema, art and technology as a core concern of art-making and this expanding of possibilities forms the foundation for the 2012 festival. It makes a triumphant return to Manchester from Wed 29 Aug -- Sun 2 Sep 2012.
Arms Are Overated Taster
Absurd, poignant and darkly comic, Stanya Kahn's videos create intimate portraits of compelling subjects as they struggle for success or mere survival despite setbacks, trauma and destabilised senses of self. Arms Are Overated features in our current exhibition Stanya Kahn: It's Cool, I'm Good and this is just a little taster... www.cornerhouse.org/stanya-kahn
Ident for Filmed Up
Ident for our North West Filmmaker's night (Filmed Up), curtesy of the lovely people at Kilogramme, whose film Bon Appetit was screened in the first night.
Official Swandown Trailer
Swandown is a travelogue and odyssey of Olympian ambition; a poetic film-diary about encounter, myth and culture. It is also an endurance test and pedal-marathon in which Andrew Kötting and Iain Sinclair pedal a swan-shaped pedalo from the seaside in Hastings to Hackney in London, via the English inland waterways.
The UK Premier of Swandown will take place at Cornerhouse on Fri 22 June followed by a Q&A with director Andrew Kötting, producer Lisa Marie Russo, and writer, poet and psychogeographer Iain Sinclair www.cornerhouse.org/swandown
A Gaza internet cafe in a Manchester gallery
It's your last chance to experience our dilapidated Gaza internet cafe in Gallery 3. Designed by Kev Thornton to host Wafaa Bilal's video game work, 'Virtual Jihadi', the piece is part of our current exhibition Subversion and closes on Tue 5 June.
The Creator Trailer
On the occasion of Alan Turing's Centenary celebrations, internationally-renowned artists Al & Al have been commissioned by Cornerhouse, AND Festival and Creative England to create this long-form experimental film, The Creator.
Subversion is our unique group show of new and recent contemporary art that explores and rethinks modern Arab identity. The exhibition features work from eleven emerging and established artists using techniques including installation, video, photography and sculpture.
who use autobiographical narratives combining fiction, popular culture and subversive parody to express the divisions they face as they perform multiple roles in a society which is frequently represented to the outside world in a contorted and mediated manner.
Charles Leadbeater Keynote
Last month we were pleased to welcome writer, thinker and consultant Charles Leadbeater for a keynote talk on innovation and creativity. If you missed the event watch our 30 minute highlights video here.
Last month we were pleased to welcome director Steve McQueen to Cornerhouse for a special preview Q&A ahead of the opening of his new film Shame. For those of you who didn't manage to get a ticket for this sell out event, here are some of the highlights...
In Conversation: Ed Vaizey & Charlotte Higgins Highlights
Watch the highlights of the conversation between Ed Vaizey, the Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, and Charlotte Higgins at Cornerhouse last month. The event was part of the Conservative Party Conference fringe and focused on the government's approach to arts funding and the creative industries.
The full conversation bewteen Ed Vaizey and Charlotte Higgins
Watch the full conversation between Ed Vaizey, the Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, and Charlotte Higgins at Cornerhouse last month. The event was part of the Conservative Party Conference fringe and focused on the government's approach to arts funding and the creative industries.