LAUNCH EVENT  :  Saturday 4 June, 1-3pm

Join us for the exhibition launch of Progress with special performances, film screenings and works by Nicola Dale, Tracey Eastham, Taneesha Ahmed, Sam Meech,Evangelia Spiliopoulou, Hilary Jack, Lucy Harvey, David Gledhill, Mary Stark, Annie Carpenter, Jan Chlebik.

  • 1PM  The Work As A Result is a site specific performance in Crusader Mill’s forecourt. Nicola Dale and Joe Hancock will collaboratively build and then dismantle a free-standing structure that considers “progress” as both physical force and historical construct.
  • 2PM   In Summoning Ghosts of Industries Past Mary Stark creates a site-specific performance on the Mill’s Fourth Floor involving 16mm film projection, sculptural light and shadow play, optical sound, industrial noise and music associated with textile production
  • 2:30PM   Screening of The Art of Work (2014), a documentary examining the contrasting modes of production between the textiles manufacturers and artists who coexist at Crusader Mill by Gravel & Sugar, alongside excerpts of Queen Cotton (1941) and From New To Old (1974) from the North West Film Archive.


OPEN: Progress is open to the public Saturday + Sundays, 12-5pm from 4-12th June.

WHERE: Rogue Artists Studios, 72 Chapeltown St, Manchester, M1 2WH

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Train & Tram: Rogue is a few minutes walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station and Metrolink stop [details].

Car: We are close to the A57 Mancunian Way with nearby long stay parking on Boad Street [details].

Bus: Rogue is a 10 minute walk from Piccadilly Bus Station [details].

*please note Rogue Artists Studios is accessed via several staircases with no lift facilities.