Over the last six months Partisan Collective has carved out a much-needed independent space for grassroots community action, DIY art and culture in Manchester. We met in the backroom of a pub on a wet Saturday in February but by May, fundraising gigs and parties in support of Partisan were popping up around the city and…Read More Partisan Collective: The First Six Months
Last Friday saw the launch of Partisan’s first stand-alone exhibition and it was swell to see so many faces there! The fantastic and incredibly lovely Hilary O’Mahony took residency in the fourth floor space from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July with her thought-provoking exhibition whatever it amounts to’ Made in response to an overwhelmingly large…Read More Launch Party: whatever it amounts to
When you’re involved with any kind of grassroots campaign or community group, it can be hard to find the time and space to reflect on how much you’ve achieved. We’re constantly looking ahead. When’s the next meeting? The next fundraiser? The next deadline? But reflection is such a valuable tool. Looking back at successes and achievements…Read More Taking a Moment to Reflect
If you couldn’t make it on the day, you can now watch the amazing panel discussion which took place during our Cities of Hope launch event in May. Queer(ing) politics: what role for art and culture? was a panel discussion between Ray Filar, Marilyn Misandry and Jess Bradley, led by Greg Thorpe, speaking about the…Read More Queer(ing) politics: what role for art and culture?