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Exhibition Launch:Digital Matters: The Earth Behind the Screen

Exhibition Launch this Thursday.

Black and white photography of mountains and waterfalls.
Yang Yongliang. The Night of Perpetual Day, 2014. Courtesy the artist and CFCCA.

The Manchester Contemporary 2017: ALUMNI

Exhibiting work by alumni from our Graduate Scholarship Scheme.

Lizzie King, Blackhole, 2016. C-Type from original Chemigram. Image courtesy of the artist.

Mandy Payne awarded StudioBook 2017 Commission to Collect

A new commission considering the recent impacts the tragic Grenfell Tower incident has had upon Salford’s growing housing developments.

Photograph of artist Mandy Payne in an artist's studio
Mandy Payne. Image courtesy: Heidi Donohoe

Exhibition Launch: Synthesis

Exhibition showcasing some of new acquisitions by the University of Salford Art Collection.

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.

Exhibition Launch: What’s Next?

Exhibition of work from 2017 Visual Arts Graduates.

Pencil drawing of the side profile head and shoulders of a bearded man.
Dylan Cunningham, Self-portrait, 2017. Pencil on paper. Image courtesy of the artist.

Premiere: Song for Armageddon, Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson

An ambitious new video work by Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson to premiere at BALTIC Centre this month.

Lots of empty chairs facing a sunrise.
Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson, Song for Armageddon, 2017 © Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson. Courtesy the artists and University of Salford Art Collection

Vacancy: Schools Creative Engagement Practitioner

Freelance creative practitioner required. Deadline this Friday.

Detail of stained glass fanlight window at Peel Buidling Univesity of Salford
Detail of fanlight window at Peel Building, University of Salford

This year’s Graduate Scholars feature in The Skinny

Article highlighting work by some of this year’s recently selected Graduate Scholars.

Lubna Ali, The Blue Mosque. Courtesy the artist.

Announcing our new Graduate Scholars

We welcome six new scholars to our professional development programme.

Mock-up Penguin book. Main picture has orange background then in the foreground is the black silhouette of a man's legs with a woman's legs, outlined in a black line, on top. The title of the book is Last Night's Vows.
Elliott Flanagan,Where have all the angry young men gone?, 2016. Illustration and Giclee Print. Courtesy the artist.

Samson Young exhibition one to see

Exhibition features in The Art Newspaper.

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