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We Are Willow, Manchester Mind present / A Different Light

A collaboration between UK art collective We Are Willow and Manchester Mind contributing to continued awareness of male mental health, with proceeds from the project going to the charity. This unique World Mental Health Day event features four film commissions, spoken word performances and launches a new exclusive 12 track album included in the ticket price.

We Are Willow presents a body of work exploring the topic by a series of internationally acclaimed mixed discipline artists, that intends to challenge and inspire the audience whilst celebrating the makers involved. ‘A Different Light’ uses creativity to encourage more open discussion of sensitive issues that affect us all.

FOUR SONGS written and recorded by We Are Willow featuring ‘Chorus Of Others’ male choir formed for Manchester International Festival 2017.

Spoken Word by:
Jamal Gerald
Chris Thorpe
Jackie Hagan
Ben Mellor

Remixes by:
Truant
Ruiseart
Vas Deferens
Bopperson

Films by:
Daniel Cheetham
Diego Fernandez
Dave Thacker
Percy Dean

Manchester Mind is an independent charity that receives no core funding. By engaging with this project you can help them to continue delivering support to over 5000 young people and adults who are struggling with their mental health.

Supported by Salford University, GF Smith, Pressision Print and DM18