CAN Young Artists at work Autumn and Winter 2021

Discover what CAN Young Artists are up to...

Our CAN Young Artists group, aged between 13 and 18, are meeting face-to-face on Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons.

This follows a year of socially distanced activities which included contributing to GMCA Creative Packs, distributed to children and young people during lockdown, and Our City of LanguagesManchester City of Literatures celebration for the UNESCO International Mother Language Day on 21 February – with their beautiful film Would You Take My Hand?


This short film brought together artists: Yusra Warsama (writer/director) Jaydev Mistry (musician) and Clive Hunte/Busha Productions (videographer)

In Autumn/Winter 2021, CAN Young Artists are busy developing drama and writing skills with theatre artist Emmanuel Bajiiji and creating visual art with Mandy Beck McKim.  They’re working with film-maker Clive Hunte of Busha Productions to create a film, inspired by the concept of ‘escape’ due to be completed in December, using their visual art, drama, and writing.

We’re really looking forward to seeing the completed film.

We’ll be sharing it on our social channels so watch this space.


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