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Coronavirus: UoM expected to use Week 8 as transition week towards online teaching

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What’s On in the Arts

Chess Bradley has a look at What’s On in the Arts in Manchester including displays of Jenny Holzer and Greyson Perry

The Poet: Tom Branfoot

Phedra Broch disccuses poet and Art In Mancunia 2020 applicant, Tom Branfoot, and his poems ‘Bonfire Night’ and ‘Widowed’

Saoirse Akhtar-Farren looks back on Yang Sweeps’ eccentric performances and tells us what we can expect from them when they return to Art in Mancunia 2020…

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Is it Art?: Lorraine Kelly

In this week’s ‘Is it Art?’, Chess Bradley considers whether Lorraine Kelly’s multiple personas can be considered performance art

‘Art in Mancunia’ 2020

Saoirse Akhtar-Farren, former writer for the Arts section of The Mancunion and the current Head of Arts and Culture for Fuse FM Radio, is taking a leading on ‘Art in Mancunia’ 2020 and outlines what we should expect to see

Saoirse Akhtar-Farren discusses Sebastian Schmidt’s journey through electronic music during his time at the University of Manchester

“In a world of Cindy-Lous, be a Grinch” – Ossie Akhilomen tackles lust, loneliness and autobiography with ‘Ms. Grinch’

Graphene photo:seagul @pixabay

Is it Art? Science

Often pitted as opposites, Chemistry student Aisha Al-Janabi considers whether science is art

Take a trip down the rabbit hole as Rosie Plunkett explores Molly James’ funny, eerie, relatable and kooky artwork ahead of Art in Mancunia

Art In Mancunia: Jamie Kirk

Phedra Broch interviews Fine Art MA grad, Jamie Kirk about his art and what to expect for Art In Mancunia 2020