Factory International

29 June 2023 to 5 November 2023 Factory International

Image credit: Yoyoi Kusama, The Hope of the Polka Dots Buried in Infinity will eternally Cover the Universe, 2019. Installation view, Fosum Foundation, Shanghai. Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts and Victoria Miro.
Get your diary at the ready…2023 is set to be a big year for culture in Manchester. With Manchester International Festival taking place across the city and the opening of Factory International, a new landmark cultural space; there’s loads to look forward to.

Factory International kicks off an exciting year-round programme this Summer, with You, Me and the Balloons; an exclusive showcase of work by one of the world’s most beloved artists, Yayoi Kusama. The exhibition’s the centrepiece of MIF23 (29 June to 16 July), which features original, new work by artists from across the globe, as well as a bumper music line up. Then in the Autumn the Matrix-inspired Free Your Mind, brings together hip-hop choreography by Kenrick ‘H2O’ Sandy, with a powerful score from composer Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante (co-founders and artistic directors of the Olivier award-winning Boy Blue), Es Devlin’s immense stage sculptures and the work of acclaimed writer Sabrina Mahfouz – all directed by Danny Boyle.

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