The History of the Future
For the first time, this edition of Warrington Contemporary Art Festival consists of a 12 month programme of exhibitions, installations and events, up to September 2018. The theme for this edition of the Festival is The History of the Future.
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The seventh Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival launched on Friday 29 September 2017 with the announcement of the Open competition winners and a tour of the venues.
A record number of artists submitted work, with the festival team supported by guest judge Paulette Terry Brien and Louise Giovanelli. Well done to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Open:
Winner: Tracy Hill - Cognitive Surveillance II and Matrix of Movement II
Runner Up: Francesca Neal - Perfformiad
Winner: Robert Watson - Bamburgh
Runner up: Harry Horton - Girls on Bicycle, Vietnam