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Andy Brydon

Andy Brydon

CLI Participant 2011

Andy Brydon is a curator, exhibition designer and creative producer who specialises in explorations of the urban environment delivering high-quality, massively content rich exhibitions and live experiences.
Haçienda 25: Fac491 exhibition

By making complex issues accessible, without dumbing down, his subject-centric approach has seen huge successes throughout all aspects of popular culture including music, film, photography, contemporary art and even gardening.

An experienced collaborator, arts commissioner and programme director, Brydon has recently been responsible for the Haçienda retrospective exhibition Haçienda 25: Fac491, HomeGrown: The Story of UK Hip Hop, and the hugely successful photographic exhibition series Secret Cities with photographer Andrew Brooks which has developed into an international body of work.

As well as curating, producing and managing the Secret Cities and Modern Lesbian projects, Brydon is also anexhibition designer and the Festival Producer/Programme Director of the UK's leading festival of Digital Art, Music and Ideas FutureEverything.