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Our latest Art in Mancunia artist, Jas Sykes, provides us with two brightly coloured paintings which explore the universal themes of ‘intimacy and isolation’

Mural of Tony Wilson artist Akse. Photo: David Dixon @ Geograph

In this instalment of Artefact of the Week, Theo Bennett explores a tribute to Manchester music mogul Tony Wilson: the latest Akse mural to grace the side of a Northern Quarter substation

Photo: Joy Division ©Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

Rock music photographer, Jill Furmanovsky, the person behind the exhibition ‘There Is a Light That Never Goes Out’ talks about her career and the art of music photography

Photo: David Dixon @ Creative Commons

Theo Bennett unconvers Manchester’s Industrial past through the lens of Smithfield Market in the Northern Quarter: one of the many hidden intrigues of the city

Photo: Ellie Johsnon

In the latest instalment of ‘Art in Mancunia’ we present Ellie Johnson, whose photography examines the historical connotations of bread with feminine domesticity

Photo: Martin Parr

Photographer Martin Parr makes his return to Manchester with his newest exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery; Theo Bennett met him to talk about his work, the city of Manchester, Instagram, and a little bit of politics

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