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Exhibition: “The Toxic Camera and Atomgrad (Nature Abhors a Vacuum)”

Exhibition at the Whitworth Art Gallery : Jane and Louise Wilson’s The Toxic Camera and Atomgrad (Nature Abhors a Vacuum); also featuring Vladimir Shevchenko’s Chernobyl: A Chronicle of Difficult Weeks film (1987) My first reaction to an arts exhibition about … Continue reading

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Cottoning on to the Cottonopolis

MCFly volunteer Roisin Weintraub visits the Whitworth Art Gallery. As we were walking up to the gallery, Rueben (my 3 year old son) said “What’s that boy doing?” I had no idea which boy we were talking about and replied … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Air pressure” symposium (ain’t just noise pollution)

Manchester Climate Monthly’s prolific volunteer Laurence Menhinick attended a recent symposium. Here’s her report. Symposium: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Air Pressure Thursday 5 January 2012, Whitworth Gallery The symposium, organized by the Japan Society for the Promotion of … Continue reading

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Art Exhibition explores the price of aviation

You enter a blacked-out room, large projector screens around you. You feel you are in the grounds of a farm wedged between airport runways. A full day of events happens in 15 minutes and it is very very noisy. But … Continue reading

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