The Mary Greg collection has never been formally photographically documented and one of the aims of this project is to look at ways in which we might address this. Informally however, during visits to the Mary Greg Archive and during workshops, a large number of photographs have been taken. Some document the store visits, the […]
The Lowry in Manchester
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The Whitworth again, and again for MIF 2009 - the whole gallery was stripped of its artworks in readiness for a series of performances curated by the legendary Marina Abramovic. The gallery very kindly let us wander behind the scenes as preparations were underway.
The Mammals Hall in Manchester Museum is near-perfect: a grand Victorian aesthetic, an intimate, womb-like feel and a nod to the contemporary with its new neon signage - which somehow doesn't jar with the ageing stuffed animals in cases. Love it. Fancy getting married in it. Heck, I'd get married *to* it if I could. This pic was taken before its recent refurb.
Upstairs at The Manchester Museum. The place has undergone a few re-jigs and refurbs in the past year or so, with more improvements underway. It was and is one of Manchester's finest museums and, fact fans, has over four million objects in its stores.
The People's History Museum let us into the museum just before they re-opened in 2010 after a multi-million pound redevelopment. These men on the ladder, one up and one down, were putting the finishing touches to the old (listed) part of the building.