Large-scale art installations will tell the stories of asylum seekers and refugees in Manchester

In a poignant series of large-scale installations, Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner provides a snapshot of the plight that asylum seekers and refugees living in Manchester are currently facing.

As part of the Journeys Festival International, the artist has been working with refugees based in the city over the last three months via a series of creative workshops. Together, they have created striking text artwork that will be installed as large-scale pieces, outdoors and across the city.

Visibility to this community will be provided by prints featuring direct quotes – including "Listen to me. I am human. I am scared." and "Listen to me. Let me work. Let me pay taxes." – across landmarks such as National Football Museum, The People’s History Museum, Alberton House and the Renaissance Hotel.

The installations will run from 2-15 October 2017. For more information, visit

All images courtesy of Journeys Festival International


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