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Shared Sky in Manchester, UK

After Perth, Western Australia, and Cape Town, South Africa, the Shared Sky indigenous art-astronomy exhibition is coming to Manchester for the first time (read the press release).

Shared Sky, developed by the international SKA project in close collaboration with South African and Australian artists, is available at the Manchester Central Library, marking the first time the full exhibition is displayed in the United Kingdom. It is available until Saturday 3 September free of charge.

The exhibition is part of the Manchester European City of Science 2016 celebrations taking place in Manchester. The event also coincides with the opening of the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) conference from July 23-27.

It was officially opened by Prof Grahame Blair, Executive Director of Programme from the Science & Technology Facilities Council in the presence of representatives from the Australian and South African government as well as some of the artists from Australia and South Africa who have produced artworks for the exhibition.

See the exhibition page from the Manchester Central Library.

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