Quays Culture is Searching for 100 Faces and Places of Greater Manchester

Quays Cultureis looking for the people of Greater Manchester to be part of its annual digital light festival,Lightwaves 2017,atSalford Quays: Home of MediaCityUKthisDecember.

Collaborating with Blackpool Illuminations, a suspended structure will light upSalford Quays, portraying 100 faces and places of Greater Manchester. Quays Culture is calling on people from each of the county’s boroughs, including Manchester, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan to capture 10 images from each of the 10 boroughs, of either a face or a place.

Portraits can include anyone from family and friends, young and old, to shop owners and notable figures, from the famed to the unknown. And ‘places’ could capture anything from a special street, architecture, schools, iconic building, and landmark attraction in the area. These stills will be illuminated to create a visual story of each borough, through its inhabitants and locations.

Entrants should send images direct to art@quaysculture.com

Deadline date for submissions is 6th November 2017, and a panel from Quays Culture will select the images for public show.

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Quays Culture will be showcasing its exhibition, in partnership with Blackpool Illuminations, from Friday 8 December until Sunday 17 December.Featuring in Lightwaves 2017, the UK’s biggest digital light festival,100 Faces & Places of Greater Manchester will run alongside an impressive programme of digital light art, from local, national, and international artists, taking over public spaces for an unforgettable 10 days. #Lightwaves2017

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