Castlefield Gallery
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Castlefield Gallery, 2 Hewitt Street, Manchester, M15 4GB
North West England

A peer to peer, artist led discussion on the ethical and practical implications of artists working in prisons led by Carolyn Curtis Magri and David Hancock. Carolyn Curtis Magri has an M.Phil in Fine Art from Manchester Metropolitan University and has taught art and design in prisons, in London and The North West. She is artist-in-residence with The Mustard Tree and Ex Cell Solutions and is currently working with the Arts and Humanities Research Council on The Connected Communities programme, to generate further projects for the ex-offenders she has been mentoring over the past year. David Hancock is currently undertaking a PhD at University of Salford and has exhibited internationally in Europe, New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai and Hong Kong. He has had solo exhibitions at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Touchstones, Rochdale and Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe and has delivered workshops at Victoria & Albert Museum, Gallery Oldham, Style Women’s Prison, Manchester and Thorncross Young Offenders Prison, Warrington.