Instigate Arts Curates ‘Making The Strange Familiar’ at Manchester Art Gallery 2nd March 2017 to launch Wonder Women

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Launching the 2017 festival, Instigate Arts takes over Manchester Art Gallery for a special one-night-only event called Making The Strange Familiar inspired by the exhibition Strange and Familiar, a portrait of modern Britain as seen through the lens of international photographers and curated by the documentary photographer Martin Parr.

This is a one-of-a-kind evening, dedicated to making the invisible visible. The gallery spaces will be handed over to experimental and unsung artists, musicians and performers who will create bold, live-art events in response to the images and what they say about the social, cultural and political identity of women in 2017.

Curated by Instigate Arts

The artists, musicians and performers include:
Lindsey Bull
tAngerinecAt
Phantom Chips
Miki Christie
Victoria Rose Cookson
Steffanie Elrick
Another Adele
Aja Ireland

plus more tbc

Collection will be taken on the night in aid of MASH:
Manchester Action on Street Health

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  1. […] Making The Strange Familiar, curated by Instigate Arts as part of the Wonder Women festival launch at Manchester Art Gallery on Thursday 2nd March will see tAngerinecAt bringing their unique sound to the gallery atrium. Multi-instrumentalists Zheka and Paul, using field recordings, samples, vocals, hurdy-gurdy & whistles, finely craft sexy and dangerous EBM/Post-Industrial/Post-Punk with personal protest lyrics, sharp satirical imagery and a sweet sadomasochist vibe. Formed in Ukraine in 2008 tAngerinecAt have four albums to date and performed hundreds of shows all over UK and Eastern Europe. […]

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  2. […] Making The Strange Familiar, curated by Instigate Arts as part of the Wonder Women festival launch at Manchester Art Gallery on Thursday 2nd March will see Aja creating sonic beauty and mayhem to the audience in the gallery’s glass walled atrium. […]

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  3. […] Making The Strange Familiar, curated by Instigate Arts as part of the Wonder Women festival launch at Manchester Art Gallery on Thursday 2nd March will see Stefanie Elrick bring her unique and dramatic performance art to the Thursday audience. […]

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