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Project overview

Project 72 – Desi GuitR Museum Mixtape. The third in the series of Lottery Supported Arts Council england projects curated by Aziz Ibrahim. Continuing the development of the Desi GuitR style, Aziz looks further into the transition of analog guitar to digital whilst exploring the application of music in culktural spaces such as the Museum. Looking at Aouth Asian histories e.g. the Jallian Wala Bagh Massacre and the Peterloo Massacre, Ibrahim explores the parallels and responds to their archives.

  • Kavi

    Kavi Raj Singh Dhadyalla

  • Irish Paddy C32

    Irish Paddy C32

  • Tabla

    MB2019 o2 Academy Islington Aziz & Inder

  • Silverfinger Singh

    Silverfinger Singh

  • Mixtape

Featured Artists


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Hussnain Lahori

EWP singer/songwriter

British Pakistani Bollywood & Pop Artist Hussnain Lahori is a renowned UK singer songwriter living in Rochdale.


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Johnny J

Digital Specialist, Remixer

Matt George

Visual Artist

Manchester based visual Artist. Works under the business of Droid Sculpture and Drive By


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Inderjit Matharu - Tabla

Visual Artist

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Irish Paddy C32

EWP Rapper
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Dave Kirkwood

Topography and Artwork

Dave Kirkwood is a topography guru and brand design expert who put the Aziz Ibrahim EWP concept into digital and fabrics.


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Silverfinger Singh

EWP Rapper & lyricist

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Sooree Pillay

Writer

Sooree is an accomplished writer/actor & will work with Aziz to realise the written interpretation of the project.


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Tasia Sky

EWP Singer, Songwriter


P72 DGR MM Activities

ArtivistGM The Peterloo/Amritsar Parallel.

I’m proud to be one of ten creatives commissioned by Manchester Histories to draw inspiration from Archives Plus in response to the 200 year anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre and its accompanying themes of hope, protest, democracy, freedom of speech. The project is called ArtivistGM and I’ll be creating music, performing at ‘From The Crowd’ at Manchester Central and using protest art through fabrics with logo Design & development with Typography Art specialist Dave Kirkwood.

I’m a Mancunian particularly interested in both my Mancunian and Punjabi heritage as well as influences of cross culture past and present. I firmly believe that music, audio and visual art are great media to draw interest from, not only the adult public but from the younger generation too.

The themes of Protest, Democracy and Freedom of Speech are of special interest to me in my current work and I eventually wish to combine the essence and sonic capabilities of the Peterloo Massacre archives & cross media archives. My eventual aim is to draw parallels to the Amritsar Massacre and explore commonalities between the plight of the two communities. In doing so maybe bring some cohesion between them and hopefully generate interest in the Peterloo Archives without alienating the South Asian communities.

Partners


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Arts Council England

Arts Council England

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UCLAN - Preston
Project71 Partners

UCLAN Preston

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Northern Guitar Shows
Project72 Partners

Northern Guitar Shows partners of Project72 DGR Museum Mixtape provided 5 platform of performance to a potential reach of 10,000 guitar enthusiasts.


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NAE - New Art Exchange

New Art Exchange is a contemporary art gallery in Nottingham's Hyson Green neighbourhood representing contexts of Black, Asian, and minority ethnic artists and communities. They are the project mentors under Skinder Hundal CEO.

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The Spinning Top

Music lab & Collaboration zone

the Spinning Top - Music Lab & Collaboration venue in Stockport, Cheshire.

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Archives Plus

Manchester history & heritage Archive

Archives+ is a City Centre showcase and repository for archives and family history. Situated in Manchester Central Library, this purpose-built centre brings together a partnership of regional and national collections of documents, photographs and films of accessible community history and personal heritage.


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Sampad

Project72 Partner

Sampad. A South Asian Arts organisation based in Birmingham who partnered with us to bring a visual art musical to Centrala Space in Digbeth Birmingham.

University Of Salford

University Of Salford

Farsley Festival

Trouble At Mill

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Manchester Histories

Creators of ArtivistGM

Manchester Histories



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