Jeffrey Parkin is selling his house in order to pursue new property development opportunities in Montenegro. Come for a viewing and be shown around his home. The asking price is £235,000. The property has staircases and confined spaces, and may not be suitable for some visitors.
The Vanishing is a long term project investigating the notion of vanishing – vanishing people, vanishing places and the vanishing world. The project will see him travel overland through Europe, Russia and China to Australia to search for a vanished sister, exploring invisible journeys, vanished tribes and lost identities. He will also journey to Antarctica looking at a vanishing land mass and the disappearing world.
For the Manchester International Festival, Mayhew looks closer to home, gathering stories from people in Manchester about those who have vanished from our lives.
The Gathering is a large scale participatory installation, taking place in one of Manchester’s most majestic indoor spaces – The Great Hall, set in the heart of Manchester’s Town Hall. The space will be filled with 150 standard lamps, and a magician performing the ultimate act of magic by making a person vanish and re-appear, continually.