Exhibition

Manchester Street Poem

10 Jul 2017 – 14 Jul 2017

Event times

tbc

Cost of entry

free

A city centre space to be announced

Manchester
England, United Kingdom

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Conceived by Karl Hyde and Rick Smith from Underworld, Manchester Street Poem will spotlight the stories of those who find themselves homeless in the city – in a work where the catch-all term ‘homeless’ will give way to individuality, identity and integrity.

About

Manchester Street Poem will bring to life the stories of people who are homeless in Manchester. The work is both fleeting performance and compelling installation: as Hyde covers the walls of the venue with words and phrases drawn from the streets, the space will fill with a powerful soundtrack built on snatches and fragments recorded by Smith all over the city.

Co-created by Underworld and individuals with personal experience of homelessness, Manchester Street Poem will proudly broadcast the voices of those who so often go unheard and ignored.

Exhibiting artists

Karl Hyde

Taking part

Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival

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