OPEN STUDIOS : Saturday 13 + Sunday 14 October 2018
PARTY : Saturday 13 October, 6-10pm
Paradise Works’ vibrant community of 36 contemporary artists open their doors to the public for a weekend of open studios, exhibitions and events. The gallery previews Vanishing Point, an exhibition from Cornford & Cross curated Nathaniel Pitt, featuring site specific works from the Unrealised Proposals series, and is joined by Apparel, an exhibition from newly relocated gallery Division of Labour who join Paradise Works’ first floor.
Filmmaker, Danielle Swindells screens new works made following her 2018 Artist Residency at Paradise Works, and off-site, Kieran Leach and Precious Innes (aka Show.me.up) curate Paradise Works’ booth at The Manchester Contemporary featuring works by studio artists Robin Broadley, Louise Giovanelli, Richard Hughes and Cherry Tenneson.
Saturday night's Paradise Party hosts a Sweatbox Disco with DJ Andrew J Brooks where the obligatory donations bar will be open and street food will be available from Jordy’s Pizza. In the morning, Sunday’s Hangover Cure Tour invites visitors to hear from selected studio artists over a series of informal artist talks and refreshments.
Artists: James Ackerley, Louise Adkins, Sarah Blaszczok, Michael Branthwaite, Robin Broadley, Andrew James Brooks, Jack Brown, Nina Chua, Chris Paul Daniels, Jez Dolan, Gwen Evans, Olivia Glasser, Louise Giovanelli, Lucy Harvey, Richard Hughes, William Hughes, Precious Innes, Hilary Jack, Kwong Lee, Kieran Leach, Katie McGuire, Robin Megannity, Bren O'Callaghan, Evie O’Connor, Alyson Olson, Rosanne Robertson, Debbie Sharp, Richard Shields, Lauren Steeper, Cherry Tenneson, Claire Tindale, Laura Weaver, Elizabeth Wewiora, Tasha Whittle, Winter & Kurth.
Address: Paradise Works, East Philip Street, M3 7LE, Manchester
Opening Times: Saturday 13 October 12-6pm, Launch Party 6pm-10pm; Sunday 14th October 12-5pm.
Access: Paradise Works is accessible by 2 flights of stairs.