A professional face painter for 12 years. My love of face painting began here in the North West and over the past years I have worked as a face painter at many events including: fun days, corporate events, Sure Start fun days, school fetes. Read More
Lumenpulse AlphaLED is a leading specification-grade LED lighting solutions manufacturer. Established via Lumenpulse’s acquisition of AlphaLED in 2014, Lumenpulse AlphaLED offers a range of sustainable, high-performance LED luminaires for retail, commercial and architectural applications. Read more
Matthew is a computer artist who makes interesting things by programming his computer. He makes a wide range of computer programs that make music, do visuals and manipulate data. Matthew then more often than not uses these programs in performance.
Specialising in socially-engaged creative photography with a satirical edge and a distinct Northern voice Mark Page has been a practicing artist for fourteen years since gaining a BA Fine Art & Documentary Photography from Liverpool John Moores in 2001. Read more
Founded in 1997 The South Iceland Chamber Choir (SICC) / Kammerkór Suðurlands is well known for its versatile repertoire ranging from jazz and pop music to compositions reflecting the newest trends in contemporary music. Read more
Jacob explores the field between traditional visual art and generative computer art for more than 2 decades. He has been working with video projections and motion graphics for film, music videos,TV and various stage, cabaret and theatre work and has exhibited photographic art at galleries in Denmark. Read more
Carlos Bernal is an audio-visual artist and graphic designer based in Manchester focused on projections of light in space and it's influence on our perception working with audio-visual installations and site specific light sculptures since 2009. Read more
Psappha Ensemble is a partner on Curated Place's Moving Classics Scheme. Psappha is unique in its artistic offering as the North of England's only stand-alone, professional contemporary classical music ensemble. Read more
Psappha's involvement is supported by Arts Council England and Co-Funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
His work explores various intersections between instrumental, electronic, audio-visual and installatory forms. His recent work often incorporates light and/or video, sometimes involves concrete/everyday situations, and increasingly explores post-rave aesthetics and scenic or site-specific composition. Read more
Enrica Sciandrone’s is a composer for Curated Place's Moving Classics Schemeand is undertaking a residency with Psappha Ensemble. Former pianist, Enrica studied traditional and contemporary composition in Italy.Read more
Jorgen Callesen has worked with digital media and performance art for more than 20 years. As a practicing artist he has created performances, lectures and installations which often include digital, interactive and generative media. Read more
Andrew Brooks is a Manchester based artist, photographer and film maker. The focus of his work is spaces and the landscape, which he captures with striking realism by meticulously combining hundreds of digital photographs and video footage. Read more
Paul Friedlander is a scientific artist and a light sculptor with a degree in physics and maths from Sussex University. His works use persistence of vision, a property of how light is perceived combined with movement to create a three dimensional kinetic body of light in sculptural form. Read more
Norwegian Gulbrandsen lives and works in Denmark as a composer and a teacher in composition. His works include chamber music, music for orchestra and theatre, electronic/electro-acoustic music and installations. Read more
Manchester based Stephen Nuttall has worked as a freelance artist for over a decade. His work ranges from child friendly illustrations through to politically and socially focused graphics. He is currently mid-way through Masters in Illustration at Manchester School of Art. Read more
Working as an artist in the public realm for some 15 years Pedersen’s work combines light and sound to create spatial experiences. Much of his work over recent years has been in outdoor locations and often architectural in scale transforming the act of looking into a physical experience. Read more
Elisa Artesero specialises in Light Art using installation, text, photography, glass and film to capture light’s essence. She was one of the top 5 curator choices for NOISE Festival 2014, selected from over 5,000 entries by Tim Marlow, Director of Artistic Programmes at the Royal Academy. Read more
Anke Eckardt’s work encompasses multisensory sculptures and installations, research and teaching. She uses sound in combination with other media/materials such as e.g. fluids, concrete, beams of light. Read more
Dr Toby Heys has worked as a Digital Technologies Research Fellow in MIRIAD since 2012. He produces music, sound / video installations and web projects as a member of 'Battery Operated' and robotic / electronic media projects as a member of 'The KIT Collaboration'. Read more
Nick Malbon is one of the UK’s leading lighting designers and projection specialists working across stage, film and TV. A technical expert in catalyst, chamsys and MA2 he is also director of Lighting Made Simple. Read more
Adelle has published three collections of poetry and her writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Times, The Stool Pigeon and Morning Star. In 2012 Dark Corners of the Land was named Poetry Book of the Year at the 3:AM Awards and was also a Scotsman Book of the Year. Read more
Trevor Johnson has been creating iconic images, typography and graphics for the past five decades. He forged his reputation in the days of the 80s & 90’s Madchester rave scene with designs for the legendary Hacienda nightclub and its owners Factory Records - the bedrock of the modern creative economy in the city. Read more
During three nights this December Curated Place with city-wide partners are celebrating UNESCO's International Year of Light by delivering a major event showcasing light, sound and public art in and around the outstanding building of Manchester Central Library and in the Bridgewater Hall.
We have ambitious future plans enliven Manchester's Civic Quarter while providing a way for artists and the public to improve the city. Most of the works in this year’s festival will be made specifically for Manchester through Curated Place residency and partnership programme ensuring that the culture Manchester is so rightly proud of has a place to be produced.
We aim to deliver a major event showcasing light, sound and public art. In order to do so we need your support - to find out how to get involved go to TAKE PART.