Wednesday 12 July 2017

Sophie Mahon

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Sophie Mahon Sophie Mahon is a socially engaged Artist, who combines film, sculpture and digital experimentation to create installations and public artworks. Her works are often interactive, participatory and shown in the public realm.

Currently based in Manchester, Sophie has worked across the UK with various groups and communities as well as with organisations including the Whitworth, Tate Modern and Grundy Art Gallery.

She currently leading a project called ‘The Next Term’, working with teachers, young people and researchers across the UK to highlight challenges faced by schools. This year-long, collaborative project will culminate in an immersive art installation-come-festival which will explore the future of education, taking place in an abandoned primary school in Manchester in March 2018.

Other recent projects include an Artist residency with The Heart of Glass, collaborations with Take Back Theatre and a permanent bronze sculpture created with communities from South Manchester.

Find out more about Sophie’s work with Heart of Glass here