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Metalsmiths

Metalsmiths: A showcase of contemporary metal makers from Yorkshire Artspace. Metalsmiths features the work of seven contemporary makers, each of whom offer a unique aesthetic quality and showcase a range of techniques and processes in their work.From the clean scores and folds to manipulated sheet silver in Imogen Clarkstone’s tableware and functional objects, through to Helena…

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University of Bolton Pop-Up Showcase

Opens at 6pm on 13th September and continues until 15th September Our 4th Annual Graduate Showcase award in partnership with the University of Bolton presents the work of Holly Jones and Chloe Stokes. Holly Jones’ work examines the way that flora and fauna intersect and overlap and stems from a desire to change our common…

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The Future In Your Hands

Thursday 15th of February to Saturday 17th of February.   The exhibition will be held in space2, on the ground floor. ‘The Future In Your Hands’ is a touring exhibition by local photographers Luke Brooker and Amanda McGovern, celebrating people from across Greater Manchester who live with a musculoskeletal condition such as arthritis or lupus….

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Future Makers 2018

  In support of new, emerging talent, each year our resident makers hand pick promising ‘Future Makers’ to showcase their work here at Manchester Craft and Design Centre. These new designers are either currently studying, recent graduates or newly emerging and this opportunity will bring their beautiful work into the spotlight. This exhibition will guide…

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Breathe

The winners of our 2017 MMU Graduate Award, glass blower Jahday Ford and digital designer Joseph Hillary, bring together the two worlds of glass and digital design in this exhibition that pushes the material boundaries of glass using innovative techniques. Inspired by digital craftsman Michael Eden and his Audrey Light, Jahday and Joe wanted to…

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Katab: Quilting Stories from India

Hear the stories of 8 inspiring women told through a collection of quilts handmade by them using the traditional Indian craft of katab. In the city of Ahmedabad, Western India, there are several migrant communities scattered across the city; many of these once considered to be untouchables under the Hindu ritual ranking. Traditionally, women from…

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Kate Colin: The Art of the Fold

Glaswegian designer-maker Kate Colin explores how colour, tonal variations, shadow and geometric form interact in this folded paper installation. Kate is inspired by mathematical forms and nature and has developed her own technique of hand scoring and folding paper to create a range of unique designs. Every piece is made of a unique combination of…

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Orisa: an exhibition of Yoruba gods

Friday 20th October, 12-5pm, free Presented by Afristar Foundation in conjunction with Yoruba Heritage Society UK Orisas are deities of the Yoruba people of Southwest Nigeria, and Orisa worship dates back thousands of years in pre-colonial Africa. However, with the emergence of Christianity and Islam and subsequent subjugation of Orisa tradition, the belief and religious…

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Orisa: an exhibition of Yoruba gods

Saturday 7th October, 12-5pm, free Presented by Afristar Foundation in conjunction with Yoruba Heritage Society UK Orisas are deities of the Yoruba people of Southwest Nigeria, and Orisa worship dates back thousands of years in pre-colonial Africa. However, with the emergence of Christianity and Islam and subsequent subjugation of Orisa tradition, the belief and religious…

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Tiffany Maksymow Bolton University

Bolton University Graduate Showcase

Carys Lavin & Tiffany Maksymow University of Bolton Textiles & Surface Design graduates Carys Lavin and Tiffany Maksymow will be showcasing their collections here at Manchester Craft & Design Centre from Thursday 14th to Saturday 16th September 2017.                   Carys is fascinated with the idea of memories and how we remember things…

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