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With What's on and Reviews unedited, our platform for critical writing, Interface is a focal point around the presentation of contemporary art. Reviewer index and Venue index offer an alternate view on our archive of reviews and signpost writers and venues. Using Interface »

Rachel Reupke, 'Wine & Spirits', film still, 2013. Courtesy: Cell Project Space.

Wine & Spirits

"In Reupke's work, humour functions as a critical tool." Maru Rojas Cuahonte visits Wine & Spirits at Cell Project Space Read on »

Forced Entertainment, 'Tomorrow's Parties'. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.

Tomorrow's Parties

"...the future is imagined from two quite different temporal perspectives." Emma Cocker reviews Tomorrow's Parties by Forced Entertainment Read on »

Sass Tetzlaff, ''Peace'', Embroidered Fabric.


"An eclectic mix... infused with the difficult relationship between concepts and their objects." Tension at Kaleidoscope Gallery reviewed by David Minton Read on »


Carsten Holler, 'Untitled (Slide)', 2011.

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Mark Leckey, 'BigBoxIndustrialAction', 2012.

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This Space We Are

This Space We Are

By Paul Cordwell

There’s been a slow incremental migration of art-events, instigated by that peculiar hybrid the curator-artist, away from Manchester (UK) city-centre into the borderland with its tougher neighbouring city area of Salford. Gallery / art Read on »

Paul Cordwell

Artists' Open Studios

Artists' Open Studios

Etchings, lino & wood cuts, plus  some 3D.  An opportunity to ask about print making. Sale of cards & prints in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

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Sue Kruk, 2014. Photo: Courtesy: Artist working on a wood cut.

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