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Shadowing Dark Matters

An excerpt from an article featured on Corridor8 by stephen Iles, reflecting on the Dark Matters main exhibition in its last week on display. “…The exhibition begins with an interactive piece, Floating in space is a translucent screen, upon which is… Continue reading

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Dark Matters, Behind the Scenes

A behind-the-scenes look at Dark Matters created by the lovely people at Scattered Images .

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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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Embracing the Dark Side…

Dark Matters Exhibitions and Events programme Opening September 2011 Encounter phantoms in the mirror, captured spirits and playful shadows as the Whitworth’s spaces become populated by works of darkness and wonder. Exploring the impact of scientific, digital and mechanical invention… Continue reading

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