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Manchester Mood Drawings

Manchester Mood Drawings

What if a drawing could show you what’s inside a person’s mind? What would it tell you about who they are, how they live and what their experience of their world is? Is it like yours? Is it different?

Working with people in five neighbourhoods in Greater Manchester who have experienced mental health issues, artist Jan Rothuizen has used his distinctive and intricate drawings to map out these inner worlds. Which features of their homes and neighbourhoods shape their experiences? How do they interact with these places day-to-day? The voices of these individuals are layered over his drawings. They whisper in our ears as we look…