Category: 2022

Submerge best bits and a big thank you to Manchester!

Thanks for coming! Re-live some of the best moments of Submerge Festival with our photo recap. In March 2022, Submerge took the plunge and launched itself headfirst into Manchester with a packed programme of international art, music and creative technology events, talks and workshops. Releasing the festival into a city already known for high-quality art […]

Three international performances not to miss at Submerge Festival

Three sensational international performances you won’t want to miss at this year’s Submerge Festival in Manchester. Heres a handy guide to a few of the brilliant international artists at Submerge Festival in Manchester this year! Submerge Festival 2022 is themed around resistance; the practice of revealing and refusing oppressive ideas, rules and structures. Through collective […]

Join our Queer Theory For Queer Artists workshop!

Calling artists, producers, performers, and anyone who wants to understand how their artistic practice might use or already be using Queer Theory! Professor Jackie Stacey and Dr Monica Pearl helping to demystify the terms and ideas that have influenced and fuelled queer art practice in a half-day workshop. Together they will help demystify the terms […]

Meet the Manifesto Makers who helped create All Things Equal

Meet the four creatives who worked behind the scenes to help create Urban Projections’ audiovisual installation. This week saw the world premiere of Urban Projections’ (Rebecca Smith) installation at Depot Mayfield. Soundtracked by Loraine James, with spoken word from Princess Arinola Adegbite, the event marked the opening of Submerge Festival 2022! As part of the […]

Seeking individuals passionate about performance to join an experimental liveart workshop and performance!

2 Pigs Under 1 Umbrella Workshop + Performance: Manchester 2 Pigs Under 1 Umbrella (2PU1U) host a three-day workshop on developing liveart club performances hosted by Berivan Sayici and Luis Javier Murillo Zuñiga. Participants will undertake a journey towards expanding their existing artistic practices into creating liveart for nightlife contexts, and also have the option […]

Submerge launches citywide festival of radical international performance in Greater Manchester

Saeborg and Zubin Kanga are amongst the international artists from over 10 countries bringing UK and world premieres to the first Submerge Festival in the North Taking place in iconic venues across Greater Manchester, Submerge Festival presents its first festival of experimental international performance, music and visual art in the North, 8-27 March, with artists […]

Submerge Festival announce debut in Manchester with audiovisual commission

All Things Equal event in March calls for gender equality in music with Brighter Sound, launching debut Submerge Festival in the North. Submerge have confirmed the launch of their first festival in Manchester this March, commencing with All Things Equal, a major new event co-produced with creative music charity, Brighter Sound. The event will mark […]