Andrew Bracey


Andrew Bracey was born 1978, and lives and works in Manchester. Bracey is an artist, who works on the edge of painting, slipping into installation, animation, sculpture and video. Recent work takes a sideways look at cinema and includes Frames, hundreds of miniature paintings on 35mm film strip and The Jump, a film re-make of Chris Marker's La Jetee, with each photographic frame of the original replaced by vibrant colourful paintings.


Recent solo exhibitions include Animalation, Manchester Art Gallery, Freianlage, firstsite Colchester; and Transition Gallery, London. Group exhibitions include John Moores 23, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Global Studio, the bluecoat, Liverpool; A long time ago, Draiocht, Dublin; Small Mischiefs, Pumphouse Gallery, London; Swap/Vaihto, Bureau Gallery, Salford and The Cable Factory, Helsinki; and Pressure Points, Badhaus, St. Gallen, Switzerland. Bracey teaches Fine Art at The University of Lincoln.

Dave Griffiths


Dave Griffiths was born 1967, and lives and works in Manchester. Griffiths is an artist and independent curator, who works with film, video, animation and print. Recent work dwells on the physical and fictive borders of cinema, attempting to activate the narrative potential of marginal images as living forms of cultural memory.


His series of filmworks, Griffiths Cue-Dot Observatory, examines the archaeology of movie changeovers, and has shown internationally, including Sugary Photographs, Antwerp; Infernal Machines, g39, Cardiff; Où va le cinéma? Centre Pompidou, Paris; video_dumbo, Brooklyn; and Video Vortex, Brussels


Current group exhibitions are Industry & Idleness, Bureau with Contemporary Art Society, London; and Analogue is the New digital, Abandon Normal Devices, Manchester. Griffiths gained MA Media Art from MIRIAD, Manchester School of Art in 2004.