For­mer Joy Divi­sion drum­mer will open stu­dents’ ex­hi­bi­tion

Macclesfield Express - - SCHOOLS NEWS -

AN EX­HI­BI­TION by stu­dents on mu­sic which has in­flu­enced their art will be opened by Stephen Mor­ris talk­ing about his own mu­si­cal he­roes.

Pupils from Mac­cles­field Col­lege have teamed up with In­cu­ba­tion Arts to put on the Sound (Track) ex­hi­bi­tion at Charles Roe House. It will raise money for In­cu­ba­tion Arts’ pro­ject to turn Charles Roe House into an arts hub with Joy Divi­sion ex­hi­bi­tion.

Joy Divi­sion drum­mer Stephen Mor­ris will launch the ex­hi­bi­tion at a pre­view night when Dave Haslam, DJ at Manch­ester’s for­mer Ha­cienda night­club, will ask him about his mu­si­cal in­flu­ences, start­ing with David Bowie’s Sound and Vi­sion track.

Julie Hamer, di­rec­tor of In­cu­ba­tion Arts, said: “Mu­sic is at the heart of this col­lab­o­ra­tive pro­ject. Stu­dents study­ing pho­tog­ra­phy, graph­ics, fine art and fash­ion will show their work. Pho­tog­ra­phers Nigel Mait­land, Martin O Neill, Antony Mul­ryan and Graphic Il­lus­tra­tor Nick Old­ham will show im­ages re­lat­ing to the Manch­ester Mu­sic scene.”

The launch is on Wed­nes­day, Fe­bru­ary 24, 7pm. Buy tick­ets from Mac­cles­field Col­lege. The ex­hi­bi­tion is un­til March 6 from 10am to 4pm.

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