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Chris Yates
The Bury Stuckists


Billy Childish


The Hand that Creates Fish

The Turner Prize



1955 Born, Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
1966 Dialstone Secondary Modern.
1971-1984 14/20th Kings Hussars Military Band (solo trumpet).
1978 Prize winner Royal Military School of Music.
1982 Active service in Northern Ireland.
1985 Manchester Metropolitan University, Dip. HE. Special Education and Creative Arts. B Ed (hons). Instigated a student sit-in over college conditions.
1989 Secondary school teacher. Trumpet and vocals in Poors of Reign indie band. Gigged with The Happy Mondays.
2007 Founded The Bury Stuckists.


Include Sitha Mivikinduku-Ngwenya, Zimbabwe; Linda Lish-Nkasa, South Africa; Laura Van Tosh for Oregan hospital, USA; Artspace Gallery, London; New Build School, Manchester, England.


2008 An Antidote to the Ghastly Turner Prize, View Two Gallery, for the Liverpool Biennial.
2010 Funism with a Side Order of Stuckism, Willesden Green Centre, London.
2010 Under the Cover of Romantic Anonymity, Athens.
2010 Stuckist Clowns Doing Their Dirty Work, Artspace Gallery, London.


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