Each person knows that last leg of their journey home.
For me it’s a met ride. That stretch from Piccadilly to Cornbrook; a stop motion in Manchester’s rapid development.
Dubbed ‘Manctopia’ in a recent BBC documentary, clusters of skyscrapers dwarf the once isolated Beetham Tower in the city’s skyline.
With curtain walls of glass now sprouting from Manchester’s red brick roots, I set out to investigate how the city is preserving the ‘Manc’ in ‘Manctopia’.
Nia Thomas is a freelance graphic designer and creative who sees the potential of art and exhibitions to mobilise communities. She is passionate about making culture accessible and engaging for all to enjoy.
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