When hes not here at the Polite office, talking to our customers, Mike likes to spend his time curating exhibitions This year hes been working on Unrealised Potential at the Cornerhouse in Manchester which runs from 17th July - 12th Sept.

The show aims to explore the creative potential of artists unrealised projects and features contributions from dozens of artists including:

Featured artists include:

Artgoes, Artlab (Charlotte Cullinan & Jeanine Richards), Franko B , Edward Barton, Megan Bell, Eddie Berg, Bert & Ganddie, Monica Biagioli, Paul Anthony Black, Garth Bowden, Andrew Bracey, Roisin Byrne, Jane Chavez-Dawson, Norman Clayture, Conor McGarrigle,Contents May Vary, Benjamin Cove, Nick Crowe, Neil Cummings, Oliver East, Volker Eichelmann, Tim Etchells, Doug Fishbone, Leo Fitzmaurice, Yuen Fong Ling, Sue Fox, Mark Garry, Liam Gillick (Realised), David Gledhill, David Griffiths, Janet Griffiths, Richard Healy, Harry Hill, Clare Hope, Len Horsey, Dave Hoyland, John Hyatt, Mark Kennard, Jessica Lack, Laurence Lane, Little Artists (Darren Neave & John Cake), Leigh McCarthy, Roger McKinley, Jim Medway, Jason Minsky, Tom Morton, Neil Mulholland, Robin Nature-Bold, Hayley Newman, Franz Otto Novotny, Owl Project, Graham Parker, Simon Patterson, Adele Prince, Magnus Quaife, Brian Reed, David Shrigley, W. David Titley, Surplus Value, Beata Veszely, Jessica Voosanger, Cecilia Wee, Richard Wilson, Christine Wong Yap, Stuart Wright, Kai-Oi Jay Yung