French-born Graffiti Artist Akse P19 has painted a mural in tribute of late Mancunian singer Denise Johnson in Hulme. Denise,
‘Different colours make society beautiful’: MM speak to the Salford man who survived Congo massacre… only for racists to graffiti his door and traumatise his son
When Jackson Yamba and his family made their way from Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo for Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1997, it was the start of a long and eventful journey that would eventually lead him to Salford where in 2019 he was sadly the target of racist abuse on his door.
The timeworn buildings in this cultured corner of Manchester might not be making way for glossy new-builds, but they are regularly revamped in their own Northern Quarter-style way.
Top street artists behind some of Manchester’s most recognised graffiti will compete in public for the first time ever at this year’s underground art battle event, which is set to really ‘raise the bar’.
‘I am Manchester’: Urban artist Mancsy on changing perception of graffiti and ‘beauty in the back streets’
MM caught up with Mancsy to discuss his work around the city, his experience as a street artist and a descendent of Bristol’s Banksy, and how the face of graffiti is changing.
Mystery Mancunian artist Mancsy – a Northern take on the internationally celebrated satirical street painter Banksy – has announced his biggest ever exhibition at Trafford’s Victoria Warehouse.
Manchester councillor Kevin Peel has been accused of lying in his apology to Queerchester – after ‘mistaking’ a graffiti style art piece of drag queen Foo Foo Lammar for notorious child killer Myra Hindley.
Major boo boo: Manchester councillor mistakes Foo Foo Lammar Gay Village mural for child killer Myra Hindley
The image of Foo Foo, the legendary Manchester drag queen who had an illustrious career in the city, is part of the new Queerchester mural in the gay village
Police increase patrols for Jewish holidays to combat anti-Semitic attacks across Greater Manchester
Jewish communities across Greater Manchester will receive better protection and more police patrols during an upcoming series of religious holidays.
Who will be crowned Gay Village graffiti champ? LGBT street art winner to decorate ‘blank canvas wall’
One of the Gay Village’s largest walls is being used as a blank canvas in an LGBT street art competition – and the winner will be revealed on Sunday.
An emergency public meeting called in response to the gang rampage that rocked the Ancoats area has left residents ‘feeling safer’, claims a councillor.