Celia Wickham – ‘Identity’ – Artist Q&A

On Saturday 8th October 2016, 6-9pm, Instigate Arts take over the main gallery space at HOME in Manchester to host our ‘Identity’ pop-up exhibition. In this series of Q&A’s we get a little more insight into what makes some some of the participating artists tick. Here we speak with artist Celia Wickham   Can you tell us about your practice? I primarily work with film, video and installation, exploring themes of memory, identity and sexuality. I am also involved with curatorial practice and writing, and am founder and editor of the feminist arts publication Milk and Honey.     How does your…

Daniel Cockburn – ‘Identity’ – Artist Q&A

On Saturday 8th October 2016, 6-9pm, Instigate Arts take over the main gallery space at HOME in Manchester to host our ‘Identity’ pop-up exhibition. In this series of Q&A’s we get a little more insight into what makes some some of the participating artists tick. Here we speak with artist Daniel Cockburn   Can you tell us about your practice? I make moving images wrapped around a linguistic spine. I often perform in the work, in a mode that I started calling “somewhere between fictional character and autobiography” when people started saying, “that’s not actually the way you think, is it?”. If…

Zarina Muhammad – ‘Identity’ – Artist Q&A

  On Saturday 8th October 2016, 6-9pm, Instigate Arts take over the main gallery space at HOME in Manchester to host our ‘Identity’ pop-up exhibition. In this series of Q&A’s we get a little more insight into what makes some some of the participating artists tick. Here we speak with artist Zarina Muhammad.   Can you tell us about your practice? my practice is conversation based, or in conversation with itself. Like i am a tour guide, guiding you around my thoughts. Or a commentator talking about it with distance and perspective. maybe also hindsight.   How does your work relate to the themes…

Greg Thorpe – ‘Ambition’ – Artist Q&A

On Saturday 9th July 2016, 6-9pm, Instigate Arts take over the main gallery space at HOME in Manchester to host our ‘Ambition’ pop-up exhibition. In this series of Q&A’s we get a little more insight into what makes some some of the participating artists tick. Here we speak with creative polymath Greg Thorpe: Can you tell us about your practice? No. Only because I don’t use words like ‘practice’ or ‘artist’ to talk about myself. In the piece I’m doing for ‘Ambition’ I refer to a long-term plan to turn myself into a sort of creative polymath to see what that feels like…

Maria Orengo – ‘Ambition’ – Artist Q&A

On Saturday 9th July 2016, 6-9pm, Instigate Arts take over the main gallery space at HOME in Manchester to host our ‘Ambition’ pop-up exhibition. In this series of Q&A’s we get a little more insight into what makes some some of the participating artists tick. Here we speak with multi-disciplinary performance and visual artist Maria Orengo Can you tell us about your practice? My practice is multi-disciplinary, based in performance and the visual arts. Work often explores themes of dirt, delight, intimacy and identity in modern society. I am interested in exploring the boundaries of our social realities and questioning structures of…

Richard Hughes – ‘Ambition’ – Artist Q&A

On Saturday 9th July 2016, 6-9pm, Instigate Arts take over the main gallery space at HOME in Manchester to host our ‘Ambition’ pop-up exhibition. In this series of Q&A’s we get a little more insight into what makes some some of the participating artists tick. Today we look at artist Richard Hughes Can you tell us about your practice? I consider myself a diverse artist that uses a vast array of materials. I use a strong sense of irony and dark humor within my work to produce sculpture and installation that explores ideas such as anti-romanticism, hope and death. How does your…

Instigate Arts are Curators in Residence at HOME

As part of the exciting 2016 programme at HOME, Manchester, Instigate Arts will be curating a micro-programme of exhibitions and events. We’re currently researching and developing the project and are cry pleased to be working with the team at HOME. Instigate Arts Present Ambition & Identity Part of: HOME Projects Fri 17 Jun 2016 – Sun 11 Sep 2016 “Can’t he ever stop?” “He can’t stop Annie, because then he’d be sure to find out how sad he really is.” – Imitation of Life Fear eats the soul, it feeds our desires, forms our ambitions and fuels who we think we are…