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Exhibition Proposal Exhibition concept:I have been invited by Manchester Fashion Week to curate a series of exhibitions in the build

up to the event, to create interest in the festival and thematically explore aspects of the city of Manchester !he themes of this first exhibition "ill very broadly be Manchester#s street culture, music$club scene, fashion, art, film and social movements %urator & 'ason Molyneux (umber of individuals involved & )* & )+ ,niversities involved: -eeds Metropolitan ,niversity and Manchester Metropolitan ,niversity Exhibition title & !./ 0ate & )st exhibition: 1)st & 11nd February 1*)2 1nd exhibition: 3th-)*th$)2th -)3th /pril 1*)2 Idea for possible exhibition location4s5 & (orthern 6uarter, Manchester .ud7et allocated & ($/ / self-curated exhibition by third year %ontemporary /rt Practice student 'ason Molyneux, of -eeds Metropolitan ,niversity !he exhibition "ill aim to create a dialo7 that explores Manchester#s historic subcultures, and examine the correlations bet"een each one, therefore producin7 a visualistic and concise timeline of predominant cultural happenin7s and movements that have occurred from mid )83*#s & 1***#s, and played a key part in the social chan7e of Manchester#s cultural aesthetic !he exhibition "ill consist of art"orks submitted from -eeds Metropolitan and Manchester Metropolitan art students I have been able to create a link bet"een the students of both universities via E-mail, "hich allo"s us to discuss possible ideas and desi7ns for the upcomin7 exhibition We aim for the exhibition to be located in a derelict shop front in Manchester#s thrivin7 (orthern 6uarter, and "ill run from )2!9 & ):!9 February 1*)2 /s the first exhibition "ill be sho"cased in February, this "ill act as a ;teaser# for the second, lar7er exhibition that "ill run alon7side Manchester Fashion Week the follo"in7 month !he themes of this first exhibition "ill very broadly be Manchester#s street culture, music$club scene, fashion, art, film and social movements <tudents of both universities "ill be asked to produce "ork4s5 in relation to the themes outlined above Initially, I am lookin7 for proposals from "hich a selection "ill be made /s it "ill take place in a shop unit, possible formats "ould be "all-mounted prints, video pro=ections, performances or fashion items We "ill look to secure some in-kind support from the ,niversity "here possible for production 4e7 di7ital print5 !hematically, "orks can explore the history of Manchester culture, from 'oy 0ivision throu7h !he <miths, or reflect today#s & and tomorro"#s & city !he theme#s for the second exhibition "ill remain the same, but "e aim to curate this on a much lar7er scale !he ideal location for this exhibition "ould be a vacant "arehouse in the surroundin7 Manchester area /s the scale of the pro=ect "ill increase, I "ill be also be lookin7 for more individuals to take part, in hopes that "e "ill create a more diverse and interactive exhibition that "ill be sho"cased in the same "eek as the fashion festival