SOMCOMISSIONS / PROJECTS
We released Som (the Spirit of Manchester) into the world for Manchester Day 2019 produced by Walk the Plank as the lead image. We worked tirelessly with a team of incredible artists and volunteers to produce this piece of work. Representing the industries of old with modern day Manchester and its beautiful melting pot of cultures and influences, all painted onto flowing 10m pieces of silk, all hand painted, all hand made.
Artistic Director – Emily Wood
Head design and sculpture by the queen of faces AKA Melanie Roberts
Mechanics and movement by the genius that is Ian Broscomb
Beautiful face decoration designed by Lizzie Rigby
Silks & Fabric – Emily Wood
Team of Amazing Artists: