ISLINGTON MILL \\ NEWS \\ 29.11.18

Here’s our Newsletter from 29 November 2018. If you’d like to receive our weekly Newsletter into your inbox, just sign up here


// We were proud to see one of our young artists taking the photography world by storm. Work by Heather Glazzard was included in the recent Embracing Diversity exhibition by Vogue Italia. The piece forms part of Heather’s wider project Queer Letters, a photography/writing project which invites LGBT+ people to imagine correspondence with their younger selves. You can read more about the project in this Dazed article.

// Last week’s newsletter was a handy guide to the best Christmas shopping opportunities in and around the Mill for ethical, locally made, unique presents. Check it out here.


// 1 December:  ‘21st Century Sleepwalk’ closes with artist Emma Talbot presenting a special tour and talk.

// 4 Dec, 6.30pm: Ria Hartley & Máiréad Delaney are in conversation in our first floor common room. Ria & Máiréad have been residency partners for PAUSE & EFFECT and will talk about their respective practices and this collaborative project. The talk is followed by an extract from Ria’s Bodies Of Water, an extended sound piece exploring the artist’s maternal heritage, their relationship to the Mill site and the wider context of Salford’s industrial history. Event is free, please join us!

// 5 Dec: Islington Mill Art Academy present ‘Show, Tell & Plot: Artists respond to Brexit’a public session discussing artistic responses to Brexit.

// 6 Dec: Xmas at the Mill is almost here! We have food and drink curated by GRUB, and stalls from Crackpot Ceramics / MARC the Printers / Elyssa Iona & DIY Darkroom / Amy Victoria MarshAliyah Hussain Jewellery / Danny Satchell & Luke Passey / Stina Puotinen / Tara Collette / Martin Staples / Engine House Collective / Isadora Darke / Mariel Osborn / Rachel Presswood Ceramics / Amrit Randhawa / Taxi Cab Industries / Salford Makers / M3 Industries / Becki Miller / Louisa Thomas / Wicken Workshop

… and finally, video honours this week go to our founder Bill Campbell who gave a great talk at the Salford Assembly earlier this year, reflecting on the origins and development of the Islington Mill project… See you next week!