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A boat of one’s own: women, art and the wide open canal

Launched on International Women’s Day, the idle women narrowboat will tour the waterways of Lancashire and West Yorkshire until 2017, connecting and initiating art by women throughout the region via a series of floating residencies. Sara Jaspan talks to the women behind the project and finds something to smile about in the midst of Lancashire’s biting council cuts.

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Glow in the dark art: new skatepark sheds light on Everton

A recently opened skatepark in Everton Park, Liverpool is the result of a Liverpool Biennial commission of the South Korean artist Koo Jeong A, working with Wheelscape Skateparks and a host other agencies and community groups in the city. Laura Robertson takes a look at this luminous living sculpture and finds out more from the artist.

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Fostering the exchange of ideas & artist collaboration at MSB2015

Organised by Castlefield Gallery Associates in Manchester, Bloc Projects in Sheffield and Extra Special People in Birmingham. The idea behind the three-part residency exchange focuses on providing artists with opportunities for making work in quick, experimental contexts.

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Castlefield Gallery relaunches

After a difficult year following the withdrawal of ACE revenue funding, Manchester’s art community shows its support as Castlefield Gallery relaunches.

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