The Anxious Photographer’s Handbook

Simon Jones is a Manchester based photography and moving image artist who has received a number of national and international awards and prizes. Simon’s practice also involves regular commissions for socially engaged projects with communities across the country. Read on to find out more about his Manchester Independents commission, The Anxious Photographer’s Handbook. The Anxious […]

Ward 76: There’s a Story Behind Every Hospital Visit

Sam and Shirley Jamil are a mother and son team, bringing to life the scenes behind Sam’s regular visits to Manchester Children’s Hospital. This is an article by Shirley, who explains the team’s journey of transforming their experience into art. Read on to find out how their Manchester Independents theatre show, Ward 76, came to […]

The Ruins of Earth: Notes from A Human Assistant to AI

Are you ready to step into the future and explore the ruins of the past? Join X2-729 on a walking tour through a long-lost civilisation that had the audacity to think it was the centre of the universe. The Ruins of Earth is a new theatrical experience commissioned by Manchester Independents, written by AI, curated […]