This week Manchester International Festival have the amazing Keisha Thompson and incredible Ibrahim Mahama talking about their work
The artist and freelance creatives drop-in is now every Thursday at 2pm and continues to be a space for people to come together and share their experiences and ideas.
Thursday 21 May – 2 – 3pm – with guest artists – Keisha Thompson and Ibrahim Mahama.
Keisha is a Manchester-based writer, performance artist, and producer. Keisha is the Young People’s Producer at Contact, chair of radical arts funding body, Future’s Venture Foundation, is a fellow of the MOBO x London Theatre Consortium Fellowship and is a member of Greater Manchester Cultural and Heritage Group, she has also worked with MIF on MIF19 commission The Anvil with ANU. Ibrahim Mahama is a Ghanaian author and an artist of monumental installations. He lives and works in Tamale, Ghana. His work was shown during the 56th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale in Italy All The World’s Futures curated by Okwui Enwezor in 2015. For MIF19, Ibrahim Mahama repurposed 120 scratched second-class train seats to create ‘Parliament of Ghosts’, a replica of Ghana’s parliament chamber at The Whitworth Art Gallery.
MIF’s Artist Drop-Ins offers a space for Greater Manchester and international artists to come together, share work, and ask questions.