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Archived Events from Autumn/Winter, 2013

Hybrid Dance Masterclass with Sonia Sabri

Monday 7th October 2013

GemArts brings to Dance City critically acclaimed dancer, choreographer and Artistic Director, Sonia Sabri for an exclusive dance master class. Sonia has an international reputation for collaboration across dance styles and art forms including work with pioneers Richard Alston, Shobana Jeyasingh, Nitin Sawhney, Rose English, Jonzi D, Tigerstyle, and many more. The master class will be high-ener...


Monday 28th October 2013

Film maker Reuben Abraham was commissioned by Channel 4, Northern Film & Media and GemArts to shoot, direct and produce THE SOMNAMBULIST set in Bombay. THE SOMNAMBULIST is about Worker A who spends his nights in bouts of sleepwalking, while either drifting to work at a factory, or in the brothels and streets of Bombay. The film pertains to the monotony of life and work; and the sense of constantl...

Double Dutch: a game

Friday 1st November 2013

By Isabel Lima Presented as part of Platforma Fringe Festival 2013 Friday 1 November, 5pm / Manchester Museum / FREE Double Dutch: a game is a participatory performance in two parts, each representing a different view of the process of seeking asylum in the UK from the perspective of both the asylum seeker and the caseworker. Double Dutch, The Rope Handler (Performance 2) will be presented liv...

This is Your Strife

Thursday 21st November 2013

Preview: Thu 21 November, 7.00pm BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art / Free Please register your attendance via: / 0191 478 1810 This is Your Strife is an interactive multimedia exhibition and performance piece led by artist Mandeep Kallu working with Daybreak’s service users. The ethos that underlies the project challenges the societal discourse associated with disability...

Diwali at Discovery

Saturday 2nd November 2013

Celebrate Diwali at Discovery Museum. A feast for the eyes and ears with traditional Indian art, dance and music. Lots for all of the family to do and see including our not to be missed Festival of Light Fire Show.