Saoirse Akhtar-Farren visits the British Muslim Heritage Centre to observe a talk on the celebration of ‘Art, Culture and Science of Islamic Civilizations’ hosted by the festival ‘MACFEST’
Life drawing at Studio Bee provides a warm welcome and a positive atmosphere to all, whether you’re an experienced artist, or someone seeking a new, creative pastime.
Aisha Al-Janabi and Bella Jewell reflect on the vibrant and celebratory launch event of MACFEST 2018
Bella Jewell considers the important role that the arts play in mental health and wellbeing.
Bella Jewell reflects on the powerful work of the radical feminist, punk rocker and conceptual artist who continues to push the boundaries: Linder
In ReFrame, held at the Manchester Art Gallery, Caroline and Maisie Broadhead interrogate representations of women and “women’s work’. They do this by responding to historic paintings of women by famous male artists. They challenge and disrupt traditional female representations.
Krishan Jethwa examines the debate surrounding the relationship between Art and Artificial Intelligence, following the controversial sale of an AI portrait
Juliette Flach reviews the ‘Journeys Live’ World Music event which took place in Manchester’s Cathedral Gardens, reflecting on the positive messages of displayed in the face of hatred and division.
Isabel Oldman previews Michael Ashcroft’s latest show ‘This is Manchester’ at the Contemporary Six Gallery: a show which evokes a warm admiration of Manchester
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
‘Victory over Blindness’, outside Piccadilly Station, commemorates the returning blind veterans who fought during the Great War.
In this edition of Artefact of the Week, Ellis Coopey looks at the curious links between vinyl players and Japanese sword making
Arts and Film editors, Bella Jewell and Aisha Al-Janabi, preview MACFest: a ground-breaking festival which will run from the 17th November to the 25th, created to celebrate Islamic culture
Sophie Marriott interviews student photographer Maisie Lee about the upcoming ‘Female Gaze’ exhibition and the how to challenge the frequently gendered relationship between artists and subject.
Juliette Flach describes a vibrant Sunday at The Whitworth: rather than starting a new Netflix series, why not head over to one of the gallery’s many free events?
In this week’s edition of Artefact of the Week, Louis Haddad uncovers the history of Heaton Park Colonnade, a decaying reminder of Manchester’s ever-changing cityscape
Juliette Flach examines how artist, Kate Daudy, spreads human experiences across the seas through the power of art in her latest project, ‘Look up’.