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 Brian 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
Visitors to the exhibitions can help choose the winner of the Python Oakley People’s Choice prize by nominating their favourite entries; voting slips are available at both venues and the winner will be announced at the close of the exhibition
The History of the Future
For the first time, Warrington Contemporary Art Festival will consist of a 12 month programme of exhibitions, installations and events. The theme for this edition of the Festival is The History of the Future.
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