Art Archive

Suki Chan: Lucida & Lucida II

Exploring the curious and complex relationship between the human eye, the brain and vision.

Still from 'Lucida' by Suki Chan. © Suki Chan. A small ball shaped object held between fingers through which an upside -down building can be viewed through a window.
Still from Lucida by Suki Chan. © Suki Chan. Image courtesy of artist.

Exhibition launch:
Memory

An exhibition to launch the year-long Dear Library project – an initiative conceived by University of Salford Chancellor and writer-in-residence Jackie Kay, to champion libraries and celebrate the breadth of services they offer.

Abstract print of a hedgerow.
Adrian Henri, Hedgerow, 1981, Lithograph.
© Estate of Adrian Henri, by kind permission of C. Marcangeli.

A Window On…
Suki Chan’s Lucida

University of Salford Senior Lecturer in Psychology Dr Adam Galpin in conversation with artist Suki Chan about her project ‘Lucida’.

Close-up on a human eye
Suki Chan, Lucida, still from video. © Suki Chan. Image courtesy of artist.

Art in the Post-truth Era

Exhibition exploring ‘Post-truth’ by artists from the School of Arts & Media

Gillian Davenport, Jo Byrne, 'The Wheel of Truth', 2017 Mixed Media.

Rachel Maclean: Wot u :-) about?

Featuring new work It’s What’s Inside That Countsfor which the Art Collection is a commissioning partner.

Rachel Maclean: We Want Data!. Dye Sublimation Fabric Print Series 2. Commissioned by Artpace and HOME. Image courtesy of artist and HOME.

Lightwaves 2016

Nine artworks will be lighting up our dark winter nights at Salford Quays.

Aether & Hemera, Voyage. Image courtesy of Quays Culture. Origami boats floating on water. The boats are different colours - green, blue, purple, pink.
Aether & Hemera, Voyage. Image courtesy of Quays Culture.

Liam Young: Where The City Can’t See

Performance-lecture
Where the City Can’t See is the first fiction film shot entirely through laser scanning technology.

Still from 'Where the City Can't See'. Courtesy of Liam Young. Photograph shows two figures dancing in a forest.
Liam Young & Tim Maughan, Where the City Can’t See, 2016, still from film. Image courtesy of Liam Young.

Matters of Order and Chaos

Exhibition exploring the juxtaposition between order and chaos.

Elliott Flanagan, Where have all the angry young men gone?, detail (2016). Image courtesy of artist. Illustration of a woman holding a wine glass.
Elliott Flanagan, Where have all the angry young men gone?, detail, 2016. Image courtesy of artist.

Engels’ Beard arriving in Salford

Major new public realm artwork is revealed.

Bust of Friedrich Engels. Photograph by Arthur Siuksta.

Haworth Life Drawing Series

Life drawings by students from the School of Arts & Media on display in the Old Fire Station.

2016 Winner of the Haworth Life Drawing Prize, Steph Grundy. Photograph courtesy of Nick Harrison.

WANDERLUST

Final week of this exhibition: guest curated by University of Salford alumna Amy Stevenson and featuring artworks from our Collection.

Man dress in white shirt and black trousers walking on a seabed.
Simon Faithfull, Going Nowhere 2, 2011, Video still. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Polaris, Paris.

Louise Giovanelli, Prima Donna

Co-commissioned exhibition by The International 3 and the University of Salford.

Louise Giovanelli, The Dress Rehearsal II', 2016. Image courtesy the artist and The International 3.

Exhibition Launch:
Suki Chan: Lucida & Lucida II

Exploring the curious and complex relationship between the human eye, the brain and vision.

Still from 'Lucida' by Suki Chan. © Suki Chan. A small ball shaped object held between fingers through which an upside -down building can be viewed through a window.
Still from Lucida by Suki Chan. © Suki Chan. Image courtesy of artist.

Memory

Exhibition reflecting on the themes of memory, sense of place and journeys.

Abstract print of a hedgerow.
Adrian Henri, Hedgerow, 1981, Lithograph.
© Estate of Adrian Henri, by kind permission of C. Marcangeli.

Culture Shifts: Global

Last chance to see this exhibition before it closes on Sunday.

Luke Ching, 1/F 17 Fung Yi Street, To Kwa Wan, KL, Hong Kong(Door, Wall, Window), 2001.

Memory exhibition

Last chance to see this exhibition before it closes on Friday.

A screenprint featuring a photograph of sheep and a sketch of a person sitting down.
Adrian Henri, Souvenir of Normandy II, 1981. © Estate of Adrian Henri, by kind permission of C.Marcangeli. Artwork photography by Museum Photography North West.

Tour of What’s in Store? exhibition

An informal introduction to the exhibition What’s in Store?

Blue background. Foreground a rainbow pegged on a washing line.
Patrick Hughes, Wet Rainbow, 1979. Courtesy of Patrick Hughes and Flowers Gallery, London and New York. Museum Photography North West.

Tour of What’s in Store? exhibition

1pm today: An informal introduction to the exhibition What’s in Store?

Screenprint of a floor. Main colour is beige with splashes of other colours including red, yellow, blue and green.
Maurice Carlin, Temporary Custodians 62, 2016. Courtesy the artist. Museums Photography North West.

School of Art & Media and Art Collection Graduate Scholarship Exhibition

Exhibition featuring work by some of this year’s Graduate Scholars.

Three casts of pregnancy stomachs. Each stomach is covered in mirror tiles.
Katie Shaw, Reflection/Reflect, 2017

Tour of What’s in Store? exhibition

An informal introduction to the exhibition What’s in Store?

Aerial photographer of oil and gas fields
Mishka Henner, Wasson Oil and Gas Field, Yoakum County, Texas, 2013-2014. © Mishka Henner. Image courtesy of Carroll/Fletcher.

Suki Chan: Lucida II & III

Art Collection Co-commissioned work showing in London.

Close-up on a human eye
Suki Chan, Lucida, still from video. © Suki Chan. Image courtesy of artist.

Artist Talk: Rachel Maclean

Join Rachel Maclean as she discusses her strange fantasy world inIt’s What’s Inside that Counts; a world of data dependent inhabitants and man-size rodents.

4 yellow faced figures with wearing eyemasks (with pictures of eyes on the masks) stand with their hands together as if praying.
Rachel Maclean, Again and Again and Again, from It's What's Inside That Counts, 2016. Still from digital video. Courtesy the artist. Co-commissioned by HOME, University of Salford Art Collection and Channel 4 Random Acts.

From Ocean to Horizon

Presenting unique perspectives on living and working in present-day Hong Kong

Photograph of three fish tanks in a gallery. Two tanks clearly have fish in the third only plants can be seen.
Trevor Yeung, Live in Hong Kong Born in Dongguan, 2015, detail. Image courtesy of the artist

Samson Young: One of Two Stories, or Both (Field Bagatelles)

A newly commissioned radio series and gallery installation inspired by tales of Chinese migrants.

Photograph of artist Samson Young looking through a circular pink neon light.
Samson Young in Düsseldorf, Germany, December 2016. © Donald Christie.

Shezad Dawood: Leviathan

Exploring notions of marine welfare, migration and mental health and their possible interconnections.

Decapitated sharks' heads in jars.
Shezad Dawood, Leviathan Cycle Episode 1, Ben, production still, 2017, HD Video, 13 30. Courtesy of the artist and UBIK Productions.

What’s in Store? A musing from the Museum.

Danny Morrell in conversation with artist Mishka Henner.

Aerial photographer of oil and gas fields
Mishka Henner, Wasson Oil and Gas Field, Yoakum County, Texas, 2013-2014. © Mishka Henner. Image courtesy of Carroll/Fletcher.

The Surface of Things

An exhibition of Abstract Painting as part of the Manifest Arts Festival 2017.