17 November 2014

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Cornerhouse Director Sarah Perks Unveils New Gallery Plans For Manchester

By the time Sarah Perks was 24, she was working at the independent cinema and gallery as an education officer, later rising to artistic director of visual art and film six years ago. Now at 37, she is about to take on her biggest challenge yet as artistic director of visual art at ‘Home’. This […]

3 January 2014

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Hiker Meat: Jamie Shovlin Creates Conceptual Exploitation Film In New Exhibition

Sections of an exploitation film that never actually existed have been ‘re-made’ for the next exhibition at Cornerhouse  in Manchester, the biggest to date by conceptual artist Jamie Shovlin. The movie Hiker Meat, and its Italian director Jesus Rinzoli, have been imagined by Shovlin to represent archetypes of the exploitation film style, which boomed from […]