“Nervously looking forward”: Liverpool Biennial’s Flashback Episode — Reviewed

Toying with the past whilst tied to a painful present: Maja Lorkowska reviews one of Liverpool Biennial’s six episodes and finds war veterans, celestial beings and young protesters… If art’s role is to challenge rigid definitions,...

In Pictures: Wysing Polyphonic

With whistling, drone, choral ensembles, improv jazz and spoken word on the menu — plus no electronics to be seen – Wysing Art Centre’s annual art and music festival in Cambridge has built up a reputation...

“If we don’t defend life it becomes without value” — The Big Interview: Lotte van den Berg, Malta Festival

Making theatre that questions our passive roles in society, politics, and life itself, Lotte van den Berg is no stranger to provocative arts production. She speaks to Emma Sumner about violence, Brexit, and getting...

“A ménage à trois between artist, venue, and visitor”: Not Vital At YSP — Reviewed

A true understanding of inside and outside space, of the man-made and natural: Emma Sumner expresses her love for Swiss artist Not Vital, as he unveils a major new show on the rolling...

“Exhilaratingly, intentionally naughty”: Liverpool Biennial’s Ancient Greece Episode — Reviewed

Split into time travelling “episodes”, this year Liverpool Biennial art festival is tackling a series of big themes. Transported to Ancient Greece, Jack Roe finds a dizzying and compelling journey through three millennia...

Fuxit Or Fixit? Practical Advice For Creatives In The Face Of Brexit

If you voted to Remain in the European Union, you’re probably now feeling a mixture of disillusionment, anger, frustration, embarrassment, and sheer worry. It’s fair to say that everything feels completely terrifying right now....

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Manifesta 11: Mike Bouchet © Camilo Brau.

Field Trip: Art Basel And Manifesta 11, Switzerland

What have great bales of poo, a “pavilion of reflections”, banks of iPhone chargers and glossy sculpture halls got in common? Switzerland during art fair season, finds Jack Welsh… Admittedly, flying to one of...

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Afro Supa Hero: Comic book selection: Credit: ‘Courtesy of Jon Daniel and National Museums Liverpool’

Playlist: Dig it! Jon Daniel’s Afro Supa Hero Soundtrack

Who wants to get funked up? To celebrate his Afro Supa Hero exhibition, currently on display at the International Slavery Museum, we asked designer Jon Daniel to make us the perfect soundtrack… In a recent TDN interview,...

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Fabric Bag FREE DELIVERY Price: £4 Colour: Black on post-box red Material: 100% cotton   Designed by Liverpool-based artist and graphic designer Mike Carney, and hand-screenprinted in Liverpool by In the Room Print Co., these lovely bags...