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M1 5NH


Manchester, United Kingdom

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“Contemporary Art Iraq,” 2010. Exhibition view at Cornerhouse, Manchester. Photo: Paul Greenwood. Courtesy the artist and Cornerhouse

Cornerhouse is Manchester’s international center for contemporary visual arts and independent film. It was founded by the Greater Manchester Visual Arts Trust, chaired by Sir Bob Scott, and opened in 1985. The organization has been at the forefront of Manchester’s vibrant cultural scene ever since. Patrons include Danny Boyle, Damien Hirst, and Helen Mirren.

Located on Oxford Road, Cornerhouse, which gets around 500,000 visitors every year, houses three floors of contemporary art galleries, three screens showing the best of independent cinema, a bar, café, and a bookshop. It also operates an international distribution service for contemporary visual arts books and catalogues, working with more than ninety-five publishers, including Arnolfini, BALTIC, British Council Visual Arts and Design Publications, Hayward Gallery Publishing, the Henry Moore Institute, ICA, the Lowry, Modern Art Oxford, Photoworks, and Picture This.

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