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AOC0.3 Agents of Change to transform an urban location as part of FutureEverything Festival 12th – 15th May

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Fresh from their Ghost Village Project where they transformed an abandoned village on the west coast of Scotland, the contemporary art collective Agents of Change will work in secret and on a monumental scale, transforming an urban location in Manchester with spray cans, paint and perception-altering art as part of the Future Everything Festival.

FutureEverything is an award winning, world class organisation using mass participation in creativity and social innovation to bring the future into the present. It has a strong global network and international profile, and is recognised around the world for leading pioneering projects and important international debates.

Exploring Manchester’s ever evolving urban condition, Agents of Change will be place-making through a collision of contemporary art and digital media in a new Manchester space.

This very special, secret location will be visible, only over a video link; with clues to its location gradually released, culminating in a public opening on the last day of the festival, 15th May 10am – 6pm.

Derm, Juice 126, LX One, Remi/Rough, Steve More, System and Timid are Agents Of Change, a group of renegade artists who attack space.

They have installed, de-installed, built, torn down, painted, buffed and changed spaces all over the world. Formed two years ago the collective seeks to respond to the specific historical and personal resonance of any site they work in, with each project they undertake bringing greater potential for innovation, both on a practical level in technique and on a more emotive basis in dealing with ever larger historical and political ideas.   Named by Blueprint Magazine as “One of 25 collectives that will change architecture and design in 2010”, Agents Of Change are certainly creating a stir…..

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