Chess Bradley ponders whether we have collectively reduced Frida Kahlo into a pop feminism icon
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Arts Editor and drummer, Chess Bradley, discusses HOME’s newest exhibition, Flash Wallop Bang, which puts drummers central stage.
Camila Florencia Rusailh talks to the artist Keith Bloody Mary about her online collaborative project that uses tarot style collages to convey stories of cancer
After visiting the Reno at The Whitworth, Chess Bradley considers the empty red stripe as a symbol of being young in Manchester
Chess Bradley talks to Linda Brogan and John Lloyd about the Reno in The Whitworth, race and nights-out in Manchester.
Art in Mancunia presents an award-winning spoken word poet, languages student Frank Adams, who will wow you with his powerful words and masterfully constructed poetry
Our latest Art in Mancunia artist, Jas Sykes, provides us with two brightly coloured paintings which explore the universal themes of ‘intimacy and isolation’
A cathartic and heart-breaking process of coming to terms with a breakup, Shona Sterland documents a universal experience in her latest photography project
With Keith Haring’s first major retrospective in the UK being displayed at the Liverpool Tate, Chess Bradley considers the importance of Keith Haring’s work
Lisa Habernik discusses Future Cities, an exhibition considering the role of technology in modern cities.
Whether you’re perusing archives for your dissertation, or want to escape to a quiet space, the John Rylands is a luxurious alternative to withering away in Blue 3
In this instalment of artefact of the week, Chess Bradley examines the once halls of residence and brutalist monstrosity, The Tower.
Mancunion arts contributors discuss their favourite pieces of street art currently in Manchester
For the finale of the ‘Art in Mancunia’ event, the Manchester-based psyche rock band, Yang Sweeps, will perform in one of Manchester’s most iconic venues
In the run-up to the Art in Mancunia exhibition, we present the alliterating pair, Hal Dixon and Hector O’Shea, whose ambient Techno blended with disco and heavy dance music will have those fallow gals stomping in their platforms at Antwerp on Thursday
Georgia Charlton-Briggs does not avoid tackling taboo subjects straight on; in her works she examines how women become entrapped in modern beauty standards which define attractiveness based on the state of being hairless.