EVENT: Celebrate the opening of SUBI 수비 at Castlefield Gallery, 13th Sept


    Castlefield Gallery is delighted to present SUBI 수비 curated by Castlefield Gallery & Barim (Korea) and in partnership with Manchester Art Gallery, and Manchester Craft and Design Centre, and presented to be timed with Asia Triennial Manchester.

    We are delighted to invite you and a guest to join us for an afternoon of events to celebrate the opening of the SUBI 수비 programme:

    3pm Meet Janet Boston Craft and Design Curator at Manchester Art Gallery to learn more about the gallery’s small but fascinating Korean ceramics collection displayed in their newly opened Granada Study Centre.

    4pm We’ll join artist Eunmi Kim for a first glimpse of her debut solo exhibition A Journey Homeat Manchester Craft Design Centre.

    5pm Enjoy drinks with Castlefield Gallery Director, Helen Wewiora and a short exhibition tour of SUBI 수비 led by Castlefield Gallery Curator, Matthew Pendergast and some of the exhibition artists.

    Our public preview will continue from 6pm-9pm at Castlefield Gallery on Thursday 13 September.

    You are invited to join us for all or some of the afternoon/evening. Please RSVP by emailing jennifer@castlefieldgallery.co.uk or phoning 0161 832 8034.

    At Castlefield Gallery, SUBI 수비 brings together a diverse group of experimental artists, product designers and master makers. All are highly skilled as a result of either formal training, self-teaching, or passing down from one generation to another. The exhibition will feature traditional ceramics alongside works which explore the materiality of clay with ceramic costumes, film, and sound. Visitors to the gallery will also be invited to add their own handmade clay objects to the exhibition.

    Featuring: Sam Buckley (UK), Insook Choi (Korea / UK), Joe Hartley (UK), Eunji Briller Kim (Korea), Eunmi Kim (Korea / UK), John Powell-Jones (UK), Hyun Min Shin (Korea),Gae-Hwa Lim (Korea), Gyung-Kyun Shin (Korea)

    Find out more about the exhibition and accompanying events at castlefieldgallery.co.uk

    SUBI 수비 Programme:
    Castlefield Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery, and Manchester Craft and Design Centre present SUBI 수비, a programme in three parts located across the city of Manchester. The programme features artists, designers and makers from Korea and the UK working with or inspired by clay, its uses and materiality.

    With best wishes,
    Jennifer Dean

    With special thanks to Castlefield Gallery Commissioning Patrons Allan and Jo Melzack.

    Additional thanks to Min Hyung Kang, Director and Curator, Barim, PLANT NOMA and the University of Salford.