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Family Friendly Sundays


First Sunday of every month

On the first Sunday of each month, CFCCA will be opening the doors to our Jasmine Suite to allow families to come, create and respond to our current exhibitions.

Arts materials and activities will be provided for children with free tea and coffee for parents.

No booking required, just come down during normal gallery opening hours and get involved!

Please note that children will need to be accompanied by an adult at all times as there are no facilitators for this event.

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Pak Sheung Chuen Workshop Series


Pak Sheung Chuen, Resenting Hong Kong Series: Resenting My Own History (workshop)

18th September, 20th September and 28th September, 3pm – 4.30pm
CFCCA (Gallery 2)

This workshop looks at Hong Kong’s colonial past and current situation. The artist will invite all participants to work on a HK$1 coin, and the output will become part of the exhibition.

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Pak Sheung Chuen - Resenting Hong Kong series: Resenting my own history, 2014 - image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society Conference


9.30am - 5.30pm, 29 September 2014,

University of Salford, Media City UK, Manchester, M50 2EQ

The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art and the University of Salford are delighted to present the Harmonious Society Conference as part of the wider Harmonious Society programme of exhibitions and events within the Asia Triennial Manchester 2014.

Tickets: £20 (concessions £10), including lunch and drinks reception.  Further details and tickets can be found here

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Chen Chieh-Jen, Realm of Reverberations, 2014 - Image courtesy of the artist

Yuan Gong: Losing Control performance


Live art performance

27th September, 1pm and 2pm, and 29th September, 2pm
Manchester Cathedral

As part of his large scale multimedia installation at ArtWork, Yuan Gong has also commissioned a series of special performances to reflect his struggle, which features dancers from Shanghai Institute of Theatre Studies at Manchester Cathedral.

Director: Yuan Gong
Joint director: Li Qianpeng
Other members: Zheng Xuefei, Huang Jing, Cai Yifan, Barron Weyerhae

We are looking for volunteers to help participate in the performance. If you're interested please email our curator Ying Tan: ying@cfcca.org.uk

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Yuan Gong - Losing Control, 2014 - image courtesy of the Artist

First Step: Susie Tsang


What's Left is Unsaid

26 September 2014 - 18 January 2015

Showcasing graduate talent through site-specific installations in our stairwell

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Susie Tsang - What's Left is Unsaid (2014) - image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society at CFCCA


Artists: Liu Xiadong and Pak Sheung

The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art has a 28-year history of showcasing Chinese artists from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the diaspora. It is now working nationally to extend knowledge about Chinese contemporary art within the context of the ‘Chinese Century’ and the global shift east.

www.cfcca.org.uk

Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art
Market Building
Thomas Street
M4 1EU

 Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10.00 – 17.00 (Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays)

Main telephone: 0161 832 7271

 Twitter: @CFCCA_UK
Facebook: Centre-for-Chinese-Contemporary-Art
Instagram: cfcca_uk
Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/chineseartscentre

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Liu Xiaodong - In Between Israel & Palestine (2013) - image courtesy of the artist Pak Sheung - Hong Kong History Series- image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society at The John Ryland’s Library


Artists: Wang Yuyang (Beijing), Zhao Yao (Beijing), Annie Wan Lai-kuen (Hong Kong), Samson Young (Hong Kong), Jin Feng (Beijing)

Built in the 1890s, The John Rylands Library is a neo-gothic wonder and one of the world’s most beautiful libraries. The Library’s internationally significant collections represent over 5000 years of human creativity, ingenuity and exploration.

www.manchester.ac.uk/library/rylands

The John Rylands Library,
150 Deansgate,
Manchester,
M3 3EH

 Opening hours: Monday and Sunday 12 noon - 5pm
Tuesday – Saturday 10am - 5pm

 Main telephone: +44(0)161 306 0555
Email: jrl.visitors@manchester.ac.uk

Twitter: @TheJohnRylands
Facebook: JohnRylandsLibrary
Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/groups/johnrylands/

Click here to download the Harmonious Society Brochure

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Zhao Yao - untitled - image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society at ArtWork


Artists: Chen Ching-yuan (Taipei), TOF Group (Shanghai), Wang Sishun (Beijing), Wang Yin (Beijing), Xu Qu (Beijing), Yan Bing (Beijing), Yuan Gong (Shanghai), Zhang Peili, Zhou Xiaohu (Shanghai), Leung Chi Wo (Hong Kong), He An (Beijing)

Click here to download the Harmonious Society Brochure

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Wang Yin  - 藏族舞2 布面油彩 (2012) - image courtesy of the artist
Leung Chi Wo - No Politics Today! (2014) - Image Courtesy of the Artist Zhou Xiaohu - untitled (2014) - image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society at Museum of Science and Industry


Artists: Chen Chieh-Jen (Taipei), Chang Huei-Ming (Taipei), Luxury Logico (Taipei), Kao Jun-Honn (Taipei), Yao Jui-Chung (Taipei), Lee Kit (Hong Kong)

The Museum of Science & Industry tells the story of where science met technology and the modern world began. Located on the historic site of the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway, the Museum’s collection illustrates Manchester’s scientific and industrial heritage.

www.mosi.org.uk

Museum of Science & Industry
Liverpool Road
Castlefield
Manchester
M3 4FP

Opening hours: 10am - 5pm every day

Main telephone:+44(0)161 832 2244
Email: info@mosi.org.uk

Twitter: @voiceofmosi
Facebook: MOSIManchester
Youtube: mosimanchester
Flickr: scienceandindustry

Click here to download the Harmonious Society Brochure

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Kao Jun Honn - Malan Girl, 2014, Image courtesy of the artist Chang Huei-Ming - The Last Rose (2010) - image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society at Manchester Cathedral


Artists: Zheng Guogu (Yangjiang), Li Wei (Beijing), Zhuang Hui and Dan’er (Beijing)

Manchester Cathedral is a Grade 1 listed masterpiece awarded a charter by Henry V in 1421. The Cathedral is a historic institution, a place of worship and a medieval tourist attraction. All welcome.

www.manchestercathedral.org

Manchester Cathedral
Victoria Street
Manchester
M3 1SX

Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 6.00pm, Sunday 10am – 6.30pm
(These times may vary during special events.)

Main telephone:  +44(0)161 833 2220

Email: info@manchestercatherdral.org
Twitter: @ManCathedral
Facebook: ManchesterCathedral

Click here to download the Harmonious Society Brochure

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Zheng Guogu -Brain Line (2014) - image courtesy of the artist Zhuang Hui and Dan'er - Mobile Sculpture, 2014, image courtesy of the artist