Our research project started with two days at The Wellcome Collection in London exploring their wonderful resources on alchemy and Jung. There were two areas we were interested in – the Wellcome Collection library and the Reading Room resource. I’ll […]
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Saccades, Reading Room, Manchester Central Library, 18 March 2017 Performers: Allan, David, Clare, Mark, Marlene, Patti Photos: Steve Iles
Saturday 13th March 2017 Reading Room, Manchester Central Library Saccades (n): Rapid intermittent eye movements made as attention switches from one point to another. A group performance. Drop in any time between 2-3pm. Supported by Arts Council England, Manchester City […]
“These are dual compunctions: distance ourselves from the messy bits of life on the one hand, transcend the finality of death on the other” Sven Birkerts, The Gutenburg Elegies
To accompany Empire and Arcadia, a new work made for the first Estuary Festival and installed in Tilbury, Gravesend and Margate.
Manchester was the first local authority to provide a public lending library after the passing of the Public Libraries Act in 1850
The art historian Aby Warburg designed a library next to his home in Hamburg that included a reading room with mezzanine and a loose thematic taxonomy of its books into: Image (art history, archaeology and early cultures) Word (mainly ancient […]