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Broken by Motionhouse: Dancing Through The Elements

By on August 5, 2016

On July 16th, an audience of thousands amassed on the Piazza at MediaCityUK to witness the 70 minute elemental journey that is Broken by Motionhouse. Staged for the first time ever outdoors, audiences were wowed by the strong visuals created

Calling All Emerging Digital Light and Video Artists!

By on May 20, 2016

Do you have a bright idea for a new digital light art work? Or are you in the frame of mind to shoot a new artistic film instead? Maybe you’ve even got ideas that could apply to both? Whether you

Manchester Docks, May 1951

10 Incredible Changes At Salford Quays

By on April 15, 2016

Our forthcoming presentation, Broken by Motionhouse is a show that examines our precarious relationship with the earth; the dancers leap and scramble for safety, navigating the cracks of a world where nothing is ever as it seems.  The land of Salford

Spring Forward at Quays Culture!

By on April 1, 2016

Whilst we may have lost an hour in bed, we’ve also gained an extra hour of light in the evenings, meaning winter is officially well and truly behind us (even if it is still a bit cold and drizzly). With the

Just Over One Week Until APERTURE Launches

By on February 25, 2016

It’s nearly ‘lights, camera, action’ time for APERTURE: Greater Manchester Media Arts Exhibition, which opens on Monday 7th March 2016 at University of Salford Foyer. Featuring the work of ten artists from across Greater Manchester, the work is predictably diverse

Warren Piece: Intrude by Amanda Parer

By on November 20, 2015

The Piazza Gardens at MediaCityUK are soon going to be host to some very special visitors of the long-eared and fluffy-tailed variety, and we’d like you to help us give them a warm welcome. Intrude by Sydney born, Tasmania-based Australian artist,

A New Dimension: Interview with Lightwaves 2015 Artist Mads Christensen

By on November 6, 2015

Mads Christensen‘s new commission, created especially for The Quays and co-presented with University of Salford comes to The Lowry Plaza in just a few weeks’ time. Mads took a few minutes out of his busy day to speak with us about