News Archive

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.

Shezad Dawood at 57th Venice Biennale

Review by Art Curator Lindsay Taylor.

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.

Launch of Asia Research Network for Arts and Media (ARNAM)

Teaching, learning and research network on Asia and its global diaspora.

Lu Xinjian, City DNA / Salford and Manchester, 2016 Image courtesy of the artist and Art Labor Gallery, Shanghai

Exhibition launches at Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA)

Exhibitions to mark the 20th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China.

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

Brass Art commission exhibited in Libson

Work by Brass Art to exhibit at xCoAx a conference exploring intersection where computational tools and media meet art and culture.

Brass Art, Shadow Worlds | Writers Rooms' - Freud's House, installation image. Courtesy the artists and Pantling Studios.

School of Art & Media and Art Collection Graduate Scholarship Exhibition Launch

Launch of this year’s Graduate Scholars’ exhibition.

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