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Artist Martin John Callanan, whose work features in IWM Northâ€™s latest exhibition, brings a special performance to the museum â€“ featuring a town crier.
Set against the backdrop of Daniel Libeskindâ€™s award-winning building, representing a globe shattered by conflict, expect to be led around the museum while a town crier reads aloud the thought-provoking listings of wars that have occurred during the artist Martin John Callananâ€™s lifetime. Callananâ€™s work, Wars During My Lifetime, is a newspaper listing that features in the new exhibition Catalyst: Contemporary Art and War. It is a fascinating â€“ and rapidly expanding â€“ document that makes no comment but brings the list to our attention. This piece is performed live for the first time since its original commission for Whitstable Biennale in 2012.
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IWM North, The Quays, Trafford Wharf Road, M17 1TZ, 3.15pm, Sunday 13 October, free, suitable for all ages.
Part of the Manchester Weekender