Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival

4 - 21 July 2019

Manchester International Festival

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  1. Add Queens of the Electronic Underground to your Itinerary

    Mary Anne Hobbs (BBC Radio 6 Music) brings together five of the most exciting electronic artists on the planet for an evening of pioneering sound and breathtaking visuals.

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  2. On 16 August 1819, more than 60,000 people flooded into St Peter’s Field from all over Manchester. They came in peace, united in their passion for the right to vote. But as the speeches began, armed troops on horseback charged into the crowd, killing...

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  3. Add The Fountainhead to your Itinerary

    Ivo van Hove brings his Internationaal Theater Amsterdam ensemble to The Lowry to perform his most controversial work. The Fountainhead is a gripping adaptation of Ayn Rand’s uncompromising 20th-century classic, a major inspiration for libertarian...

  4. Add The Anvil to your Itinerary

    On 16 August 1819, more than 60,000 people flooded into St Peter’s Field from all over Manchester. They came in peace, united in their passion for the right to vote. But as the speeches began, armed troops on horseback charged into the crowd,...

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  5. Add Interdependence to your Itinerary

    Utopia Now!

    Our first summit is about the scale of the transformation needed at this critical moment in human history. The problems we face are global, and often as individuals, it’s easy to feel hopeless. When bold utopian visions are offered –...

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  6. Add David Lynch at HOME to your Itinerary

    Weird, wonderful and forever wild at heart – the iconic David Lynch is taking over HOME for the duration of MIF19. Featuring art, film, music and more, this special season of events is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of the...

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  7. What is Europe? Is it a continent or a culture, a bygone dream or a thriving reality – or all of the above?

  8. Add Animals of Manchester to your Itinerary

    Imagine a city where animals of all kinds, including human beings, live together as equals.

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  9. The Manchester cholera epidemic of the 1830s is the unlikely inspiration for the first major UK project by one of the world’s most playful and provocative art collectives. Here at the invitation of Contact Young Curators, five emerging local artists...

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  10. Add Abida Parveen to your Itinerary

    An exclusive collaboration between the world’s greatest spiritual singer and a legend of South Asian classical dance, together for one night only at MIF19.

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  11. Add Laurie Anderson to your Itinerary

    We’ve invited two major artists, Laurie Anderson and Kemang Wa Lehulere, to join us in residence, presenting or creating new work that looks ahead to future Festivals and the opening of The Factory.

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  12. Add Atmospheric Memory to your Itinerary

    At once a daring artwork and a sensory performance, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s breathtaking immersive installation scours the atmosphere for the voices of our past. Inspired by computing pioneer Charles Babbage’s 180-year-old proposal that the air is a...

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  13. Add School of Integration to your Itinerary

    Why is integration always the responsibility of the immigrant?
    Inverting the status quo, Tania Bruguera’s powerful, provocative and inspiring new work draws Manchester nearer to those who’ve made this city their home, inviting us to discover and...

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  14. Add Maggie the Cat to your Itinerary

    Troubled but tough, unloved but unbowed, Maggie the Cat is the captivating focus of Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Now, acclaimed American choreographer Trajal Harrell places Maggie centre stage in his magnetic new dance work, a dazzling...

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  15. Add Alphabus to your Itinerary

    Reggie ‘Regg Roc’ Gray, the New York dancer-choreographer behind FlexN Manchester (MIF15), joins spoken-word powerhouse Young Identity and dancers from New York and Manchester for a thrilling, intense exploration of power and weakness, triumph and...

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  16. Add Janelle Monáe to your Itinerary

    Janelle Monáe makes her MIF debut with an exclusive show on the opening night of MIF19.

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  17. Seven leading writers from seven countries tell us seven new stories – in seven different languages.

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  18. Utopolis Manchester is a visionary site-specific work that uses intricate tapestries of sound and voices to transform our view of the city. Gathering in dozens of small groups at multiple locations, we’ll head out to explore the people and places...

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  19. Skepta invites you to enter another world in this series of intimate and immersive experiences. Held in a secret Manchester location, DYSTOPIA987 is a waking dream that presents Skepta’s singular vision of the future: deep, dark, radical and...

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  20. Add Tree to your Itinerary

    Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah’s electrifying new blend of drama, music and dance follows one man’s journey into the heart and soul of contemporary South Africa – with the audience at the centre of the action.

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  21. Add The Nico Project to your Itinerary

    From her 1967 debut with The Velvet Underground to her premature death just two decades later, Nico was one of pop culture’s most enigmatic figures. Now, Maxine Peake (performer) and Sarah Frankcom (director) are conjuring this visionary artist up...

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