News Archive

Exhibition launch:
What’s in Store?

An exhibition to celebrate the University’s 50th anniversary and reveal the University of Salford’s Art Collection.

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.

University of Salford at the Venice Biennale

Next week our Art Curator is at the Venice Biennale representing the University of Salford.

Photograph of man in a white coat in a marine laboratory.
Shezad Dawood, Leviathan Cycle Episode 1: Ben, 2017, (production still). HD Video, 13’30’’. Courtesy of the artist and UBIK Productions.

Co-commission with
Manchester International Festival

Co-commissioning work by Hong Kong based artist Samson Young.

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

Coming Soon:
Culture Shifts: Global

Exhibition at Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, to be co-curated by our Art Curator Lindsay Taylor.

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

Graduate Scholarship Programme featured in national publication

A clearer picture: A guide for arts and cultural organisations engaging with universities

Lizzie King & Craig Tattersall, Studios (2015). Image courtesy of artists. Photograph of swivel chair in foreground and a stool in the centre of the shot in a deserted artist studio.
Lizzie King & Craig Tattersall, Studios, 2015.
Image courtesy of artists.

Liam Young: Where The City Can’t See

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.

Shen Xin: Originally Inclusive


An experimental live event by artist Shen Xin explorings the inclusiveness and exclusiveness of individual and collective understandings of ‘origin’.

Image for 'Originally Inclusive'. Courtesy of Shen Xin. Image shows a computer generated monkey.
Shen Xin,Originally Inclusive. Image courtesy of artist.

Ryoichi Kurokawa’s unfold.alt at Manchester Science Festival

Work from the Art Collection will be screening at Manchester Science Festival this weekend.

'Shock wave' courtesy of studio Ryoichi Kurokawa based on scientific data from CEA Paris-Saclay.

Engels’ Beard arriving in Salford

Major new public realm artwork is revealed.

Bust of Friedrich Engels. Photograph by Arthur Siuksta.

Announcing our new scholars

Supporting our creative graduates.

Joe Beedles, 'spirit_level+', 2015 (detail) Image courtesy of the artist.