Bex Ilsley - Your Cities Will Shine Forever (detail of VR app)
Clair le Couteur - Roots Between the Tides installation (detail)
Matt Stokes - Long After Tonight (still)

WCAF16: 30 September - 29 October 2016

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival 2016 was delivered by Culture Warrington.

The festival ran from Friday 30 September – Saturday 29 October 2016 and included performance, music, theatre, exhibitions and events – including the Art and Photography Opens. A number of venues and public spaces across the town supported the event and acted as festival hubs, including Warrington Museum & Art GalleryPyramid & Parr Hall and The Gallery at Bank Quay House.

The theme for WCAF16 was community and place.

A record number of artists submitted work for the Open exhibition for visual arts and photography, with the festival team supported by guest judges The International 3. Well done to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Open:

Art Open

Winner: Bex Ilsley - Your Cities Will Shine Forever 

Runner Up: Peter Davis - Face Furniture (self portrait)

Photography Open

Winner: Steve Deer - The Birds

Runner up: Emma Shaw - The Boathouse



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