Natus Residency: Catherine Garvey ‘Alien Agency’

NATUS RESIDENCY We’re very excited that the artist undertaking our Natus residency this year will be Liverpool based illustrator Catherine Garvey. During the residency Catherine will be working on a short comic entitled ‘Alien Agency’, which will illustrate a story written by Catherine and her sister Sarah. The story is...

Artist Spotlight: Matthew Pickering

Heading towards the end of "Martha [Alzheimer's Machine III]" exhibition currently on show at our gallery, we decided it's about time we learned a bit more about the artist behind the exhibition, Matthew Pickering. Without further ado...Tell us more about yourself and your practice; what inspires you, what medium is your...

Exhibition: Martha [Alzheimer’s Machine III] by Matthew Pickering

Martha [Alzheimer’s Machine III]18 May – 6 July 2019This exhibition brings together video installation work by Matthew Pickering exploring the effect of Alzheimer’s disease on the way we see, interpret and understand the world around us through the eyes of Martha, a fictional character living with Alzheimer’s.Drawing on research into...

Artist Spotlight: Cat Scott

Tell us more about yourself and your practice; what inspires you, what medium is your favourite and how did you end up in the world of art? I’m Cat, a collaborative artist and curator with an interest in scientific and philosophical ideas. I ended up being immersed in the world...

Digital Programme

Hello Good People!  Our shiny new programme for January-March will be available from our new hub at The Galleries from this Saturday, January 26th. In the meantime, you can find out what we have on offer in our digital programme.  Programme for January-March Our grand move is now almost complete...

We are moving & Website update in progress

Hello good people!  As you might have noticed from our recent social media activity, we are currently in the process of moving our hub to The Galleries in Wigan. We will be based based in Unit 8 Hope Street, WN1 1AR, where we will be working with The Galleries to...

Exhibition Launch: Distort Displace, Daniel Roberts

Exhibition Daniel Roberts’ Distort Displace focuses on the idea that dreams are a snapshot into the inner working of the mind and the unconscious. Using a combination of 3D motion capture, scanning technology, and video interviews of people talking about their dreams, the digital animation and prints presented in this...

Block Party 2018: Bloktoberfest

Saturday 20th October 2018: Doors open at 12PM; close is at 4PM.Sunday 21st October 2018: Doors open 10AM; close at 4PM.  Pixel pushers rejoice!  The next Block Party has been confirmed for Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October 2018. This year, Britain’s premier teletext festival will venture ‘up north’ to Wigan STEAM...

October Events Programme: Light Night Wigan & Leigh

Our October events programme is now up!As a part of Light Night Wigan & Leigh we are delivering a range of exciting workshops for all ages. Linking with the wider Light Night Programme, you will have an opportunity to showcase your light up artworks from the workshops at Wigan STEAM during...