Drawing the Endangered

Greater Manchester groups get creative during Unnatural Borders During the run of Unnatural Borders, our latest exhibition at MediaCityUK, art groups from across Greater Manchester took part in a borough-wide competition, interpreting the sculptures in their medium of choice. We saw pen, pencil, paint and pastel, as well as some 3D sculpture from an array […]

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Building Unnatural Borders

With 2 days until the launch of Unnatural Borders, it’s all hands on deck with the build. Radios are buzzing with activity, trucks are unloading materials and Sober Industries are working alongside Quays Culture and local suppliers to make the event happen. A scaffold tower has been built to house the projectors, which are set […]

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Looking back at Lightwaves 2016

In December 2016, Salford Quays and MediaCityUK became home to 9 large-scale, digital light artworks as part of Lightwaves, the UK’s biggest digital light festival. The programme was our most ambitious to date, with a brand new commission as well as presentations of work from both UK and international artists. Heart Beat by GNI Projects […]

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Meet The Man Who Makes JCB Diggers Dance

Have you ever seen a JCB digger dance before? If not, you’ll love watching this short clip of Traction, which showcases the incredible artistic mind of Kevin Finnan MBE, Artistic Director of UK dance theatre company, Motionhouse, who bring their hit show Broken to Salford Quays on Saturday 16th July for FREE! If you want […]

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