Edition 132: I Was a Stranger A1 single drawing

January 2020

This piece explores those who intervene and support people facing homelessness and poverty in Manchester. Characters in this work include Andy Burnham, Vincent Kompany, Matt Peacock and Danny Collins and people involved in Streetwise Opera and StreetPoemMCR. Many local charities and networks can be found on the map.
This work was unveiled at Home MCR as part of the 1st MCRArtOpen celebrating creativity across Greater Manchester. It draws on Pontormo’s Mannerist deposition painting from 1528.