Creating a legacy for Ian Curtis and Joy Division

This article was recently published in the Macclesfield Express

“A permanent exhibition celebrating the legacy of Joy Division could be created in Macclesfield.

Incubation Arts say it is looking for funding for the project, which has the backing of the band’s original members Peter Hook and Stephen Morris.

It is hoped that the exhibition, which would be housed at the arts centre at  Charles Roe House on Chestergate, will feature photographs and memorabilia recalling the band and singer, Ian Curtis, who took his own life in 1980.

The move comes just weeks after the group’s legendary bass player Peter Hook told the Express he would like to see a statue of Ian Curtis in the town.”

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Incubation Arts 'Promoting Creativity in the Community'. • Arts facilitator • Drop in centre • Classes and workshops • Mentoring • Gallery space • Studio space • Retail space • Exhibition space • Events organiser • Joy Division Exhibition – a permanent display of music, artwork, video and artifacts in celebration of their inspiration, impact, influence and creativity
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