Pablo Melchor

‘Fuzzy Puzzle’ by Pablo Melchor

“We are not Complicated People. We Don’t Care if we are Behind the Camera or in Front of the Projector”

Pablo Melchor and “Fuzzy Puzzle”:  A Profile – by Jo Rose

Paris born, Manchester bred artist Pablo Melchor’s projection piece, “Fuzzy Puzzle”, marks the NYC closing ceremony of Manchester-based collective Alexandra Art’s third year of the Pankhurst in the Park Festival. It illuminated the walls of the Mothership in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint on September 21st.  Melchor describes “Fuzzy Puzzle” as ‘a prism vision. A Fuzzy collection of memories’ which aims to be ‘subjective and colourful’. As such, the piece holds a strange place for Pablo as an author since it is, as he himself insists, an extension and acknowledgement of his involvement with Alexandra Arts and its branching out beyond Manchester’s frontiers, especially to New York, and Manchester’s cultural scene over more than a half-decade. It embraces its own inherent fragmentation and displacement.
— Jo Rose
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This article is now live over at Art 511 Magazine. This piece was commissioned by us for the centenary for UK women’s suffrage [funded by ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND] during the Pankhurst in the Park 2018 season. See Pablo Melchor’s projection piece in full below.

Author’s Bio

 Jo Rose is a writer, musician, promoter, and English Literature Postgraduate based in Manchester, England. He currently works closely with the Alexandra Arts collective, most notably with the Pankhurst in the Park Festival and with the teacher training initiative the “Art as Activism Toolkit”. His principle academic focus has been in ‘modernist’ and ‘late modernist’ literature (most prominently the works of Samuel Beckett and animals in literary works). He has released several records, and has toured extensively throughout the UK and Europe for over a decade, working alone and collaborating with a multitude of other artists. He co-habits with a miserly ex-racing greyhound, Harpo, a relationship he likens to having a deer as a pet.

RE-COLLECTION - memories into ANALOGIC 3D GIFS

@AlexArtsMCR's very own Pablo Melchor exploring film photography and obsolete cameras, after he came across an 80s japanese 4 lens beast. This camera takes 4 frames at once and allows him to animate them into a GIF and give this "tilt 3d effect". Check out his work on Behance

The Gif below was taken during Pankhurst in the Park Autumn programming

Taken 31st of August 2014, at the grand opening of the Alexandra Park Restoration

Taken 31st of August 2014, at the grand opening of the Alexandra Park Restoration

Web shop launch 26th of March

In connection with our Pankhurst in the Gallery event on the 26th of March at Manchester Art Gallery, we are launching a brand new webshop!

Alexandra Arts have been working with Photographer Zuza Grubecka throughout the autumn programming Pankhurst in the Park and we are excited that her signed photo book will be available at our Manchester Art Gallery event. But also in our webshop.

Zuza'a photo of Rodin remake at Withworth Art Gallery was recently featured on Instagram's own blog - http://blog.instagram.com/post/112133477802/150226-zuza-g

The evening also includes a showcase and sale of artworks from this years 's International Artist in Residency Go! Push Pops and their final performance Holy Creatrixxx. We have limited edition screen prints of Katarzyna Jablonska's portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst, and signed photo books by Pablo Melchor and Zuza Grubecka . As well as original mono print by Naomi Kashiwagi 

Pankhurst in the Park is part of the fabulous Wonder Woman festival 2015. Check out  creativetourist.com's  Wonder Woman Week Four: The highlights where our event is featured. We are also thrilled that Manchester Confidential picked our Thursday Late Pankhurst in the Park at Manchester Art Gallery as their TOP 10: Exhibitions in March