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ABOUT

I AM AN INDEPENDENT CURATOR, ARCHIVIST AND ART DIRECTOR SPECIALISING IN 20TH CENTURY POP CULTURE.


CURATORIAL PROJECTS INCLUDE USE HEARING PROTECTION - FAC 1-50 / 40 AT CHELSEA SPACE - LONDON, PATRICK PROCKTOR – THE LAST ROMANTIC AT ARTS UNIVERSITY BOURNEMOUTH, DAVID TINDLE – A RETROSPECTIVE AT HUDDERSFIELD ART GALLERY, VOGUE 100 – A CENTURY OF STYLE, JAI REDMAN – PARADISE LOST AND TRUE FAITH - AN EXHIBITION LOOKING AT THE ARTISTIC LEGACY AND INFLUENCE OF JOY DIVISION AND NEW ORDER FOR MANCHESTER ART GALLERY AND MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL.


USE HEARING PROTECTION - THE EARLY YEARS OF FACTORY RECORDS IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THE SCIENCE + INDUSTRY MUSEUM, MANCHESTER.

THE ARCHIVAL WORK FOCUSES ON THE STABILISING, FORMALISING AND VALUING OF POP CULTURE ARCHIVES FOR TRANSFER TO INSTITUTION AND PREPERATION FOR EXHIBITION. I AM CURRENTLY WORKING WITH THE WRITER AND CURATOR JON SAVAGE DEVELOPING A WIDE-RANGING POP CULTURE ARCHIVE FOR JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY IN MANCHESTER.

I HAVE BEEN ART DIRECTOR FOR JOHNNY MARR SINCE 2012.

 
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CONTACT

+44 (0)7967185068

 

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Johnny Marr - New Town Velocity

Single sleeve, Art Direction by Mat Bancroft, Laura Turner and Johnny Marr.