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Curator commentary on Ja-Young Ku and Hiraki Sawa’s work in Dark Matters

Helen Stalker Curator of Dark Matters exhibition at The Whitworth Art Gallery (mp3)

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On display at the Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester

A major exhibition and an exciting events programme, open from 24 September 2011, until January 15th, 2012 (Main exhibition) and 15th April 2012 (Collection display.) DARK MATTERS EXHIBITION Dark Matters brings together the work of ten internationally acclaimed contemporary artists… Continue reading

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A Message from the Curator

  In 1896, the Russian writer, Maxim Gorky watched in awe as the Lumière brothers showcased their latest optical invention – the Cinematograph. As he sat, plunged into darkness, the ghostly projections of people, places and machinery evoked a reaction… Continue reading

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Wired interview with the curator

Dark Matters: Gallery Exhibit Looks at Technological Illusion Helen Stalker, Curator of the exhibition ‘Dark Matters’, has been interviewed by Wired.co.uk, view an excerpt from the article ‘Dark Matters: Gallery Exhibit Looks at Technological Illusion‘ : “The exhibition seeks to… Continue reading

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