SICK! PRODUCTIONS

SICK! works with artists and marginalised communities to explore mental, physical and social challenges through art.

We develop year-round projects in social prescribing, community engagement, public realm work and digital, as well as a biennial festival.

MENOPAUSE BUS

Two composers, Tosin Akindele from Manchester and Sibylle Aeberli from Switzerland, have composed brand new songs, based on the experiences of people personally affected by the menopause.

We want to sing and shout at the top of our voices about a topic that many keep under wraps!

SOUNDPATHS

How well do you know your neighbourhood?

Whether you’re looking to explore, take a gentle stroll or go for an energetic run, Soundpaths takes the sounds and voices of the community and transforms them into an unforgettable atmospheric journey.

SMASH

SICK! Mental Health Arts Programme (SMASH), is our first creative social prescribing project offering creative and innovative experiences designed to improve how Moston, Harpurhey and Charlestown (North Manchester) participants feel and increase their understanding of mental health.

SAFE! ARTIST CALL OUT

We are looking for an Artist/s to develop a new piece of work that is rooted in the wider experience of people and communities of Moston, Harpurhey and Charlestown.

SICK! festival 2022

I AM

I AM

ALLIE CREWE

‘I Am’ is a new collection of portraits by award-winning photographer Allie Crewe, commissioned by SICK! Festival and developed in partnership with domestic abuse charity, SafeLives.

STREETS OF POETRY

STREETS OF POETRY

ELTEN KIENE & SJAAN FLIKWEERT

Imagine if the pavements where we walk every day could tell you the stories of people who live here.

SOUNDPATHS

SOUNDPATHS

SOUNDPATHS

Soundpaths takes the sounds and voices of the community and makes them into an unforgettable atmospheric journey.

SICK! CARS

SICK! CARS

SICK! Cars

A new project exploring complicated and challenging questions about masculinity

MDZ ESTATE TOUR

MDZ ESTATE TOUR

JIMMY CAUTY

Brace yourself for an experience like no other as we bring you MDZ Estate- a touring artwork by world-renowned artist, Jimmy Cauty.

MINDGAMES ARCADE

MINDGAMES ARCADE

MINDGAMES ARCADE

An interactive arcade free and open to all. No competitions, no tournaments, just pure fun!

News 

PROJECTS

MINDSCAPES

MINDSCAPES

WELCOME TO MINDSCAPES MONDAY 19TH APRIL - FRIDAY 16TH MAY 2021 MINDSCAPES is five brand new artworks and online events happening in Manchester from 19th April until 16th May 2021. It explores how the world around us - our homes, our streets, our cities - affects our...

SICK! MENTAL HEALTH ARTS PROGRAMME (SMASH)

SICK! MENTAL HEALTH ARTS PROGRAMME (SMASH)

As part of our 10-year commitment to Moston and Harpurhey (North Manchester) we have launched SICK! Mental Health Arts Programme (SMASH), a creative social prescribing project offering a range of creative, innovative experiences designed to: Help improve how...

DDD15: DEATH, DIVERSITY & DECOLONISATION

DDD15: DEATH, DIVERSITY & DECOLONISATION

SICK! Festival has been invited by Manchester Metropolitan University, on behalf of the Association ofor the Study of Death and Society to deliver a programme of cultural events as part of the 15th International Conference on the Social Context of Death, Dying and...

Social Media 

Twitter

CALL OUT TO ARTISTS. Apply for our SAFE Commission by 8 Feb. https://sickfestival.com/news/safe-commission-artist-call-out/

We have a couple of exciting freelancer opportunities!. We are looking for female artist leads for our new Women & Girls SMASH Programme (closes 15 Feb) and are accepting proposals for our new SAFE Commission (closes 8 Feb): https://tinyurl.com/yc5csrnv

📣We're hiring!
🏛️General Manager - Gallery Café
✨Manchester Art Gallery Trading Company are looking for an individual with the leadership skills to be responsible for the operational management of our Gallery Café
📅Deadline: Mon 19 Feb 12pm
👉https://bit.ly/3T6vX9F

#MCRjobs

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