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Portraits of Others

Part of the Wit(h)ness Weekender.

A series of photographs form an exploration of the gender and
sexuality of individuals from Muslim backgrounds. The artist worked with a group of queers in Manchester who shared their stories and experiences of how their religious backgrounds had an impact on their sexuality and gender, and how this in turn influenced the way they
perceive themselves.
From darkened theatres to ‘first-times’ in local parks, to safe spaces in the home -participants engaged in choosing a location that had a relevance to their sexual experiences and of their lived experience as people of colour in Britain today.

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Date

01 Nov 2019

Time

5:00 pm

Location

Gallery II