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Anna Marsden

Anna Marsden

Anna spends her time as a student photographer, mostly reading and drinking sparkling water.

In conversation with Jo Lathwood: Art manifestos, the conflicts of making, and the next realm

In conversation with Jo Lathwood: Art manifestos, the conflicts of making, and the next realm

The Mancunion chats with installation artist Jo Lathwood, about her new exhibition Making Up, a thought-provoking piece exploring journeys, materials and the environment at Salford Quay’s The Lowry
Indelicate 4.0: Are sex and art mutually exclusive?

Indelicate 4.0: Are sex and art mutually exclusive?

The Mancunion explores the magical world of West Art Collective’s fetish and sex-positive art exhibition, Indelicate 4.0. The naughtiest night in Manchester celebrates all things pleasure, desire and sex through art, risqué performances, and workshops
Madness live in Manchester: The Theatre of the Absurd matters

Madness live in Manchester: The Theatre of the Absurd matters

Madness are more than just a band. As they bring their Theatre of the Absurd tour to Manchester, we explore what being a Madness fan really means and how their music has an impact beyond the stage
Alice Phoebe Lou live in Manchester: Bridging the old and the new

Alice Phoebe Lou live in Manchester: Bridging the old and the new

Alice Phoebe Lou shows her 2023 album Shelter in new light, exploring new ground at New Century Hall
“Art will always evolve”:  Transgressive cinema with Lee Threlkeld at Café Blah

“Art will always evolve”: Transgressive cinema with Lee Threlkeld at Café Blah

On the 32nd screening of Cinema Transgressions’ weekly cult film evening at Café Blah, The Mancunion catches up with founder Lee Threlkeld to explore his youth of bootleg cinema and the quality of art for today’s students.
The Johnny Marr Orchestra live in Manchester: A catalyst for a music renaissance?

The Johnny Marr Orchestra live in Manchester: A catalyst for a music renaissance?

Johnny Marr and his phenomenal orchestra merge classical music with Manchester classics at Factory International for two nights only, setting a bold new standard for live music
In conversation with MMU art matriarch Sue Fox: “I have no fear of anything”

In conversation with MMU art matriarch Sue Fox: “I have no fear of anything”

Sue Fox is a passionately fearless creatrix, urging students to use their art to find themselves and lose their fear. The Mancunion spoke to Sue about connecting with yourself and the role of art as therapy.
Slowdive live in Manchester: Pioneering the shoegaze revival

Slowdive live in Manchester: Pioneering the shoegaze revival

A night of psychedelic lighting and reflective euphoria, Slowdive recreate the essence of 90s shoegaze on Halloween