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This is a past event from Manchester Science Festival 2018.

Rolling synths and electro rhythms cascade over live vocals, laser lighting and vibrant video in this captivating show from musician Richard Evans and award-winning artist Valentina D’efilippo. Immerse yourself in a multi-sensory experience of the past, present and future of global warming culled directly from climate and migrant data and bear witness to a powerful vision of the planet’s most urgent issue. Building on the success of last year’s event, Sentinel is back with stunning new data visualisations, music and original video content.

Head over early and join Sentinel’s creative mastermind Richard Evans, immunology specialist Dr Joanne Pennock and ethicist Dr Sarah Chan for a lively and topical discussion about climate change, migration and viral outbreaks.

Please note that this is a standing event. There will be some unreserved seating, but this will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Tickets must be exchanged at the Waterside box office upon arrival.

Plus, you’ll get to see artist Ella Boston’s latest project ReminiScent, on display for one night only. In this striking artwork, Ella uses a repurposed shopping trolley to spark ideas of a dystopian future where climate change has caused the endangerment and extinction of much loved foods. Through sensory interaction, you can experience the aromas of chocolate and coffee, which are at threat from rising temperatures, drought and intensive farming.

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Thursday 25 October 2018,
7pm – 9.15pm (7pm – 8pm panel discussion, 8.15pm – 9.15pm performance)

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Waterside, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, M33 7ZF

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Booking required

Tickets for this event are now off sale

Age guidance

Adults and families 12+

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