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A new international co-creation project: What happens when artistic worlds collide, grow and blossom together?

Prepare to be inspired by the ingenious creativity of 14 artists, over 5000 miles apart, who have never met in person, collaborating together to co-create powerfully curated new worlds at venues across the UK and Bangladesh.


Artists Make Space is a major new international collaboration pairing seven Bangladesh based artists with seven UK based artists to co-create new multidisciplinary works. The program aims to nurture a new generation of Bangladesh and UK artists to connect and co-create new works together.

Exploring various forms such as visual art, sculptures, textile, audio, performance, and digital art, these artists express their response to shared experiences. The pieces offer a unique perspective on issues like migration, climate change, gender disparity, and intergenerational trauma through the lens of co-creation.

As part of Tara theatre’s Bangladesh 50 season, Tara Theatre will present the final works from the collaboration through a series of bespoke events in the UK (London, Birmingham, Manchester) and in Bangladesh (Dhaka, Sylhet, Chittagong).

How to attend in Manchester

We can’t wait to welcome you to experience the work of these artists!

This event takes place at Contact on the 28th & 29th of October from 11am-4pm.

Please note, this event is free to attend, no need to book.

Just rock up!

About Artists Make Space

Working with Britto Arts Trust and commissioned by the British Council, the project marks seventy years of the British Council in Bangladesh and its work in providing a safe space for people to creatively engage and voice their views through a range of artistic mediums.

This project is led artistically by Tara Theatre’s Artistic Associate Natasha Kathi-Chandra.


If you have any access needs you want to discuss with us, please call the box office Monday to Friday between 10 – 10pm on 0161 274 0600.

Alternatively, you can email the box office on, or get in touch via direct message on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram (@contactmcr on all three platforms).

Once you have been booked in a wheelchair seat once, you can book online from then onwards and do not have to call our box office team to facilitate your booking. Please do reach out if you have any questions about this process.

Content warnings include nudity, references to homophobic, transphobic, sexual and domestic violence, grief, mental illness and blood. 


  • Price
  • Venue

    Contact, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M15 6JA

  • Ages
    Suitable for ages 14+
  • Running
    Please attend anytime between 11am-4pm.
  • Booking info

    Please note, this event is free to attend, no need to book. This event takes place 28th & 29th October, 11am-4pm.

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