ISLINGTON MILL \\ NEWS \\ 15.11.18

Here’s our Newsletter from 15 November 2018. If you’d like to receive our weekly Newsletter into your inbox, just sign up here

2018 seems to be slipping through our fingers pretty damn quick but we’re not letting it go without hot-footing it to some of these special events. Don’t forget the Salford Makers pop-up shop on Chapel Street is up and running, open 11am from Wednesday to Sunday for all your locally-made gift items (card payment only), plus a programme of creative workshops if you fancy making something for yourself. Okay where’s that diary…

// 15 November: TONIGHT. Preview for The Ground Beneath Your Feet at Castlefield Gallery, a group show including Mill artist Jane LawsonPart of With One Voice International Arts and Homelessness Summit & Festival, international artists use film, sculpture, currency and fungi to tackle contemporary political unrest.

// 15 November: TONIGHT 8 till late at White HotelDRIFT is an immersive experience, part-club / part-installation. Motion and sound sensors detect audience activity producing unique responsive audio-visuals and a gradually escalating user-produced environment. Soundtrack from KYOKA and Grischa Lichtenberger of German electronic label Raster. Totally unique experience for Salford, building on an original 2014 commission for the British Science Festival.

// 21 November is the next open session with Islington Mill Art Academy, our free peer-led art school. Each fortnight the Academy hosts a public session with a potluck dinner. Sessions are free to attend and a great way to find out what the Academy is about, read more here.

// 29 November: Cinema Paradiso at Paradise Works is a night of expanded film, video and experimental sound performances to launch HOME’s Artist Film Weekender 2018. impaTV join artist Andrew James Brooks for new collaborative work alongside a roster of local and international artists.

// 1 December: Artist tour and talk with Emma Talbot at Caustic Coastal. The artist takes us on tour of her current collection of new work across all spaces at Caustic. The final day of ’21st Century Sleepwalk’ and an ideal chance for some conversation and context.

// 2 December: 7 Spot Pottery Christmas Market7 Spot are our first floor ceramic studio who make beautiful idiosyncratic art and also teach beginner and ongoing ceramic skills to dozens of students each year. This open-studio market event will sell work from the 10 artists based there with a range of unique homewares, jewellery and sculpture for sale. Keep it local and hand-made for Christmas 2018!

// 6 December: Speaking of Xmas shopping, this year Xmas at the Mill relocates to a bigger ‘n’ badder venue at neighbouring Unit 4, Regents Trading Estate. That means more gifts and stalls than ever. PLUS we’re excited announce we are partnering wIth the mighty GRUB to provide the food and drink treats for this festive event. Confirmed so far we have Korean street food from Geordie Soul, sweet treats from Old Town Chimney Cake Bakerypizza party with Dough N Co, a pop-up bar serving keg beer and all things mulled, plus more tba! Stay tuned and arrive hungry!

// Okay it’s over to you impaTV for another touching rooftop performance video….