Eleanor Forrest finds out what it means for comedian Tez Ilyas to ’Teztify’ against modern day assumptions of himself as a Northern, Working-class, British Muslim.
Four universities go head to head in a slam poetry competition tackling issues ranging from puberty to politics
Castlefield Gallery holds a major two person exhibit exploring an encounter between the quotidian, ancient world, and contemporary Britain
Manchester Art Gallery host Sonia Boyce as part of the Objects of Obsession collaboration with the Royal Academy, revealing what object has influenced and obsessed her most
Nearly a century since Annie Swynnerton was first exhibited at the Manchester Art Gallery, they pay homage to her legacy as part of the Wonder Woman Festival running across Manchester
Vikram Kushwah’s photography brings surreal fairytales to fashion photography
Liv Clarke identifies why Petra Collins’ hazy dreamscape photography has become so pertinent in our own female realities
Orla Quilligan talks to Cara Looij, project manager of multimedia arts event (IN)SANE
Putting young South Asian talent on the agenda, the Whitworth Young Contemporaries launched an evening full to the brim with conceptual art and emerging musicians to bring diversity back into galleries
10 terracotta warriors and over 180 artefacts are on display at the World Museum, Liverpool, linking the UK and China both historically and culturally
The CFCCA open up a platform for seven emerging female artists working in China and giving a voice to gender equality.
Len Grant brings life to the otherwise ordinary in ‘The Rusholme Sketcher’ Series