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An Update From Us

This time last year we had our wonderful Quays Culture Summer Festival where thousands of you go to enjoy the Arboria Luminarium by Architects of Air , take part in circus skills with Skylight Circus Arts, delight in beautiful dancing by Igor and Moreno  and marvel at Chris Bullzini’s high wire act.  Whilst it’s really sad […]

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GM Culture Fund Announcement

We’re absolutely thrilled to be 1 of 35 recipients who have been awarded support from the GM Culture fund as part of the £8.6 million boost for arts, culture & creativity across all 10 boroughs of Greater Manchester. #GMCulture2020 See below for more details: https://www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/news/culture-fund-announcement/      

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Youth Culture featured at Light Up Leicester

Original Quays Culture commission, Youth Culture by Stanza was displayed at Light Up Leicester from 5 – 8 March 2020.  Their 4-day light festival presented seven large-scale artwork installations. Youth Culture is a towering hooded sculpture designed to captivate audiences and challenges perceptions around anti-social behaviour. With embedded cameras and screens, this digitally interactive artwork […]

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Heart Beat tours to Preston Markets

Original Quays Culture & Blackpool Illuminations commission, Heart Beat by GNI Projects, was presented at Preston Markets from 12 – 16 Feb 2020. The interactive installation light up the market canopy daily and was free to experience. Heart Beat incorporates perspective interplay through the seemingly sporadic positioning of steel rods. From the side, visitors see […]

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Quays Culture commission tours to Light Night Worcester

Youth Culture by Stanza was presented at Light Night Worcester on 16th January 2020, featuring as part of their inaugural light night that saw thousands of people populating the streets of Worcester to experience work from local, national and international artists. Youth Culture is a towering hooded sculpture designed to captivate audiences and challenges perceptions […]

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Artist Talk Fri 6 Dec from 2.30pm in The South Room at The Lowry

FREE TO ATTEND, NO BOOKING REQUIRED 2.30pm – Antony Barkworth-Knight – Homage to the Rain: An insight Antony Barkworth-Knight is a filmmaker from Manchester, UK.  Working across multiple disciplines he creates eclectic work spanning artist film, documentary, music videos and live performance. Central to his work is a strong interplay between audio and visual elements. […]

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Become a conductor of music and light! European Premiere of Light Orchestra Announced for Lightwaves Festival 2019

Light Orchestra is an interactive light and sound installation that invites visitors to become conductors, moving their arms to direct a symphony of light and music. From a conductor’s podium, visitors can direct an orchestra of motorized projectors that create beams of light and unique musical sequences that respond to the maestro’s movements. The light […]

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