The First Cut

The First CutAndreas Kocks, In the Beginning, detail, 2007

 Claire Brewster, The Harbingers 2, detail

The Judge 2010, Justine SmithRob Ryan, Map Of My Entire Life, detail

 

All events are at Manchester Art Gallery unless otherwise stated

Artists’ Talk Saturday 6 October 1.30 – 3pm
Free, no need to book
Come and hear artists James Aldridge, Nicola Dale, Andreas Kocks, Andrea Mastrovito and Mia Pearlman discuss their work. This is a unique opportunity to listen to these international artists who are in Manchester to install their works for The First Cut.

Exhibition Tour with Sara Jaspan, exhibition intern
Saturday 20 October 2 - 3pm
Free, drop in

Exhibition Tour with curator Fiona Corridan
Saturday 3 November 2 - 3pm
Free, drop in

Artist Workshop with Sarah Bridgland
Thursday 15 November 5 – 7pm
Free, drop in

Artist Talk and Workshop with Claire Brewster (Now fully booked)
Saturday 17 November 2 – 4pm
Free, booking essential. Book here:
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/4510605342

Talk, Book Signing and Demonstration by Ron van der Meer
Saturday 24 November 2 - 4pm
Internationally renowned paper engineer, Ron van der Meer has created best-selling pop-up books about architecture, music and psychology.
Free, booking essential. Book here:
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/4510629414

Artist Workshop with Andrew Singleton
Thursday 29 November 5 - 7pm
Free, drop in

Artist Talk and Workshop with Su Blackwell (Now fully booked)
1st December 2 - 4pm
Charged event, booking essential as places limited to 12 

A hands-on session led by artist Su Blackwell.

Using one of Su's templates from her studio, you will be taken through the stages from cut-out to completion, to create a wearable replica paper-watch, which you can customise using a selection of textured papers.

This workshop event costs £30. Materials will be provided.
Book here: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/4510639444

Artist Talk with Susan Stockwell at Gallery of Costume, Platt Hall
Thursday 6 December 2-4pm
Free, booking essential. Book here:
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/4490284562/es2/?rank=1&ebtv=C

Exhibition Tour with curator Natasha Howes
Thursday 17 January 1 - 2pm
Free, drop in

Artists’ Talks with Tom Gallant, Chris Jones and Nicola Dale
Saturday 19 January 2 - 4pm
Free, booking essential. Book here:
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/4510665522

Andy Singleton's Ice Structure 2012

Andy Singleton, Ice Structure 2012, detail
Andy Singleton's Ice Structure is a 3.5m high piece made from hand cut, scored and folded paper, on display in our atrium over Christmas and the new year.

The First Cut Editions

Rob Ryan, Map Of My Entire Life, detail
Buy highly desirable limited edition work from our exhibition The First Cut: Editions online.