Think/Classify

Fourteen Photography Postgrad students from Manchester School of Art have turned to 1960’s French writer Georges Perec for influence of their new exhibition, titled ‘Think/Classify’.

By Matthew Tyas | May 28th '14

Fourteen Photography Postgrad students from Manchester School of Art have turned to 1960’s French writer Georges Perec for influence of their new exhibition, titled ‘Think/Classify’.

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The exhibition at Federation House in Manchester takes inspiration from the essay with the same name, where Perec observes the way society attempts to organise everything – including our own thoughts and ideas when creating work – into categories and has limited success. The essay reminded the emerging artists of their own constant struggle to make their ideas for artwork a reality.

They are exhibiting fresh ideas that reflect the decisions they currently face about what they want to explore as practitioners while approaching the end of their course.

Image by Alice Dickinson

Image by Alice Dickinson

They are exhibiting fresh ideas that reflect the decisions they currently face about what they want to explore as practitioners while approaching the end of their course.

Image by Jana Ligget-Wright

Image by Jana Ligget-Wright

‘Think/Classify’
Federation House (4th Floor)
Federation Street
Manchester
M60 0AF
13th-June, Free Entry
Opening night: 12th June, 5pm-9pm