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Slide away: Manchester School of Art archive under threat

Manchester School of Art’s Visual Resource Centre, containing around 300,000 slides spanning 50 years, is at risk of being lost. As MA and PhD students launch the Adopt a Slide project to highlight the archive’s value, Chris Sharratt calls for the art school to recognise the uniqueness of this collection of analogue artefacts.

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Looking in the Family Album.
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Generation ART: works by young artists go on tour

Engraved ceramics exploring emotions, a video piece inspired by the works of Beethoven, Turner and Hokusai, and a ‘photo album’ of fantasy portraits are among works created by children and young people for a new national touring exhibition that launches at Turner Contemporary in June.

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HOME, Manchester. Photo: Mecanoo
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New territory: Manchester’s HOME creates meeting point for the arts

As HOME, Manchester’s new space for art, theatre and cinema, fully opens to the public, Bob Dickinson looks at its place in the city’s arts ecology, the significance of its cross-disciplinary approach to commissioning, and where it sits in the city’s wider regeneration plans and the creation of a ‘northern powerhouse’.

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Eilidh Wilson, performance event, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee
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Degree shows 2015: University of Dundee to live stream preview

The 2015 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design degree show launches this weekend in Dundee, with the opening night being live streamed by the college for the first time. In a Q&A originally published in the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2015, Art, Philosophy and Contemporary Practices student Eilidh Wilson talks about how she prepared for the show.

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