Following a ten-year publishing career in London, Sarah Hiscock joined Manchester International Festival in 2011 and currently works as Creative Learning Manager. Passionate about community-led design, she produces cross-art-form participatory commissions that challenge, inspire and develop the communities of Greater Manchester. Previous projects have included Punchdrunk’s first commission for young people The Crash of the Elysium; Ed Atkins’ Performance Capture; and Curing Albrecht, a short film inspired by Akram Khan’s Giselle. Currently she is working with Underworld and Manchester residents with lived experience of homelessness on Manchester Street Poem. She is a trustee of Z-arts. She also sits on the Age-friendly Manchester Cultural Working Group, contributing to the development of work for and by older people.
Events featuring this speaker
Making the City Playable delegates will meet the 15 city change makers from the new global talent development programme Creative Producers International and participate in a series of playful interventions across the city.