Screen shot from a film of a woman sat in a chair with metalic thigh high boots on and a tshirt reading FATTIE.

Still from Fattie in a Chair (2018) by Megan Ashcroft. Courtesy the artist.

Embody: Selected works from Critical & Contextual Studies and the University of Salford Art Collection.

A collaboration between Critical & Contextual Studies in the School of Arts and Media and the University of Salford Art Collection.

Embody reflects a post-millennial revaluation of identity and features a selection of students’ written and visual works from Independent Research Project 2018, exploring themes of the body, gender, personal expression and equality.

Established creative practitioners from our collection who address similar themes, namely Albert Adams, Hazel Clegg, Louise Giovanelli and Sarah Hardacre have be paired with the students’ work. The exhibition demonstrates the relationship between research, self-reflection and the creative process in communicating ideas about who we are and where we might be going.

Open to staff, students and public. Free to attend.

Launch event: Thursday 3 May, 4 – 6pm
Exhibition dates: Monday 30 April – Friday 15 June
Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm.
Venue: New Adelphi Exhibition Gallery, University of Salford, M5 4BR
Admission: Free