Uncertain Futures

Installation  |  Uncertain Futures  |  Suzanne Lacy

Uncertain Futures is a collaborative artwork highlighting intersectional issues around work for women over 50 focusing on gender, age, race, disability and class.

Realised as an AV installation, the work features a text-based rendering of the collective voices of 15 women from Manchester's diverse community.


Akhter Azabany, Manchester resident
Erinma Bell, CARISMA Services
Sally Casey, Aquarius Tenants and Residents Association
Atiha Chaudry, GMBAMEN (Greater Manchester Black Asian Minority Ethnic Network)
Rohina Ghafoor, MBMEN (Manchester Black Minority Ethnic Network)
Marie Greenhalgh, Wythenshawe Good Neighbours
Teodora Ilieva, Manchester resident
Tendayi Madzunzu, ZIWO (Zimbabwe Women’s Organisation)
Jila Mozoun, Raha – Womens Voices
Elayne Redford, Work and Skills Manchester City Council
Charity Rutagira, SAWN (Support and Action for Women Network)
Nadia Siddiqui, Womens Voices
Circle Steele, Wai Yin Society
Patricia Williams, Manchester resident
Louise Wong, Wai Yin Society

INTERVIEWER: Sarah Campbell for Manchester Metropolitan University
EDITOR: Maretha Ilves
AV DESIGN: Mark Thomas
Participant Liaison: Jackie Thompson
PRODUCER: Ruth Edson & Suzanne Lacy

Photo credit: Andrew Brooks

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