Luke Healey is a PhD candidate in Art History and Visual Studies at the University of Manchester.
Over the course of this year’s Manchester International Festival, the top floor exhibition space of the Manchester Art Gallery will be occupied by Ed Atkins’ Performance Capture, a durational project revolving around the ongoing production of a single computer-animated video. Luke Healey takes a tour of the exhibition and speaks to the artist.
Manchester’s FutureEverything festival this year celebrates 20 years of exploring digital culture. Luke Healey reports on the festival’s performance-based visual arts strand which included work from Memo Akten, Emmanuel Biard and Blast Theory.