Jez Dolan – ‘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 Jez Dolan   Can you tell us about your practice? I work across artforms, currently I work mainly with printmaking, but also installation, drawing and performance. My work centres around the exploration of Queer identity, and I work a lot with archival material as a leaping-off point in the creation of new…

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…

Michelle Hannah – ‘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 performance, video and sound artist Michelle Hannah:   Can you tell us about your practice? There is a strong sense of subverted romanticism in my work. In the roles which image, sound and performance can be used as an outlet, to understand – in my own finite way- emerging technologies, cosmic pessimism and new ontologies of…