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

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…

Artists Confirmed for ‘What IS She Wearing?’

We’re really pleased and excited to announce the fantastic line up of confirmed artists who will take part in our FREE¬†event, ‘What IS She Wearing?‘ on Thursday 3rd March 2016 at Manchester Art Gallery.¬†The event will take place between 5.30pm and 8.30pm. The event is a trailblazer for the nationwide program ‘Fashion And Freedom 1914-1918’ and is also part of the Wonder Women festival for International Women’s day 2016. The featured artists are: Charlie Craggs [DWAN] Digital Women’s Archive North Saffa Khan Naomi M Helen Mather Emily Pitts Jennifer Reid Rosanne Robertson Layla Sailor Stirred Poetry Harriet Williamson Louise Woodcock…