Fancy a pint?
The Manchester cholera epidemic of the 1830s was
the unlikely inspiration for the first major UK project
by one of the world’s most playful and provocative
Here at the invitation of Contact Young Curators,
five emerging local artists brought together by MIF
and Contact, Tokyo’s Chim↑Pom built a temporary
brewery underneath Manchester Victoria Station.
Cholera swept through Manchester almost 200 years ago. Thousands of people were buried in cholera pits around modern-day Victoria Station and Angel Meadow – and thousands more only survived because they drank beer instead of water.
Commissioned and produced by Manchester International Festival and Contact.
'A Drunk Pandemic'
Created by Chim↑Pom and Curated by Contact Young Curators
Amy co-created and performed in this anarchic performance-art pub quiz in the subterranean brewery along-side spoken word artist Thick Richard.
This event was part of Manchester International Festival 2019 and accompanied daily brewery tours created by Japanese Arts Collective Chim↑Pom and curated by Contact Young Curators.
There are currently no upcoming dates for this show.