New North and South
A new network of eleven arts organisations from across the North of England and South Asia announced a three year programme of co-commissions, exhibitions and intellectual exchange to celebrate shared heritage across continents and develop artistic talent.
The New North and South network, supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence programme,will bring prominence to the work of leading Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan and UK artists and include new artistic commissions, exhibitions and performances in Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool and in Colombo, Dhaka, Lahore, Karachi and Kochi.
This new network consists of Manchester Art Gallery, the Whitworth, Manchester Museum, Museum of Science and Industry Manchester,Liverpool Biennial, The Tetley in Leeds and Colombo Biennale (Sri Lanka), Dhaka Art Summit (Bangladesh), Karachi and Lahore Biennales (Pakistan), Kochi-Muziris Biennale (India) and the British Council.
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