Brother Lee's Retirement Cake

Okay, encouraged by the fab response to my writing last week, and cos my mind ain't full of our Whitworth Exhibition, I'm gonna attempt to write my journey as a book, using the same headings Why Do I Write? 500 words, Belonging and a Sense of Place 500 words, and Past, Present and Future 2000 words,…

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Looking Ahead By Looking Into The Deep Past: Jamaica 1973

The Royal Literary Fund have commissioned me to write a 3000 word article guided by 3 topics. 1] Why do I write? 2] Belonging and a sense of place. 3] Past, present and future. Here it is. Having a few weeks to myself have been wonderful. I spent them peacefully. Decided to ditched the self help, pick…

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Masterpieces Week 2: Stardom Finds Suzy

We love it. Given the choice of an intimate Xmas Party on the 19th, including Bruce Juice, or our art work, you've guessed it. I know, you can't believe it. We choose finishing our work. All pics Rude Gal aka Karen Rangeley.

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Painting, Glueing, Having a Ball

Of all the things we have ever done in this residency, this is my favourite. Our favourite. Making art with Paul Dodgson, Whitworth's head technician, an artist in his own right. D'you know how I know, we didn't demand our 7-30 tea-break, we didn't even notice 7-30 had come, past, and gone. I want you…

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Excavating The Reno The Book

1970s context, memoir excerpts tell @WhitworthArt evolution; excavation; celebration, Reno mapped in artefacts, memorial, conclusion. 4 years squeezed into 100 iconic pages. Printed, a 12 inch album, you take from a cardboard sleeve. Digitally, free to everyone. Enjoy!

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Thursday's Photos, Footage & Book We Launched

As the winners of the 2019 'Outstanding Contribution' to Manchester Culture, last Thursday we launched Excavating the Reno the book, free to anyone online. Those who were there know the launch was epic. Those who weren't observe and weep. Laughing. Pic by Rude Gal.

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Reno Family Tree

Let's build a Reno family tree in the Whitworth by asking 3 questions.

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We Are Winners Of The MCR Cultural Awards

Outstanding contribution to Manchester's Culture. That's our award in my hand. Already told us in Excavating the Reno Group, FB. As I should. But wanted to document it on our website. Where you can document your comment if you want too. Write your comments here. So that we will be able to read them in…

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160 Superb Shots of our 28th March 2019 Exhibition Opening

160 superb pictures by Karen Rangeley, AKA Rude Gal, of the last do we had in the Whitworth when we first opened our exhibition. Just to get you in the mood for the 21st November book launch. This time we'll be shabeening the lights.

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21st Nov Whitworth We're Launching Our Commemorative Book

Quick. Access your diary. 21st November write 6 till 9 the Whitworth. Look cool. Drink wine. Dance to original Reno DJ. Have your breath taken away by our Whitworth revamp. And buy our BOOK. After mingling of course. Maybe you'd like us to sign your heirloom. There will only ever be 500.

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