Call Out for Digital Ambassadors: Wave-Field Crewe & Salford

 INSTALLATION, NETWORKS, OPPORTUNITY, WORKSHOPS Wave-Field – outdoor digital art installation AMBASSADORS PROGRAMME OPEN CALL / DEADLINE: Sunday 10 November 2019 Cheshire East Council, SHIFT and QuaysCulture are delighted to announce this exciting opportunity for residents of Greater Manchester and Cheshire East. Wave-Field is an internationally renowned artwork produced by Lateral Office and CS Design with soundscape by Mitchell Akiyama. […]

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2019 SHINE Artists Announced

This year, we’re delighted to be collaborating with Light Up The North network partners Light Night Leeds and Light Up Lancaster to deliver SHINE 2019.  The SHINE programme aims to nurture and develop new talent, giving artists the opportunity to exhibit or perform new work in a professional environment.  Following an open call for submissions […]

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QUAYS FESTIVAL 2019

Architects of Air – Arboria Luminarium Arboria had three main domes, each 8 metres high and dominated by a single colour, red green and blue. Arboria was dedicated to the theme of ‘trees’. Each dome bears its own particular stylised leaf motif rendered to fit the underlying shape of a stellated dodecahedron. Visitors entered via […]

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Lightwaves (December 2018)

Please see highlights from our 2018 Lightwaves event: The unmissable Lightwaves festival returned to Salford Quays for 10 days from 7-16 December 2018. Eighteen digital and interactive artworks illuminated the Quays, inspiring audiences of all ages with over 330,000 visitors during the festival. The line-up featured two brand new large-scale commissions from artists Stanza and […]

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Unnatural Borders: The Highlights

Unnatural Borders saw four gigantic sculptures take over MediaCityUK’s waterside for a total of 10 days from 20-29 May, challenging our perceptions of man-made vs natural environments and how they influence the status of endangered species. Animals from land and sea – a polar bear, red squirrel, blue whale and bumblebee – were interpreted in […]

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