‘The Invisible Hand’ Of Group Therapy: Mental Distress In A Digital Age

Helping hands, hands to hold, and being in the wrong hands: Deborah Laing finds a reoccurring theme in FACT’s new exhibition about metal distress that leads her into a simultaneously unsettling and empowering environment… FACT’s new exhibition Group...

#BeACritic With Tim Marlow! Applications Now Open

Serious about becoming a published arts writer? We announce Round Two of our annual competition – with the Royal Academy’s Tim Marlow — and ask you to step up and #BeACritic… We are...

In Profile: Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960)

“I’m not against the police; I’m just afraid of them”: Adam Scovell analyses one of Hitchcock’s most famous thrillers through the lens of the director’s personal fear of authority… There is little doubt that Alfred...

Federation House Says Goodbye, One Year On

One year since Federation House became the largest of Castlefield Gallery’s New Art Spaces to date, its occupants were given notice to vacate to make way for new tenants. Nichola Jacques addresses the unfortunate,...

The Big Interview: Joanna Moorhead On Leonora Carrington

Who better to talk about Surrealist painter Leonora Carrington than her cousin, the Guardian’s Joanna Moorhead? Here, Deborah Laing asks the writer about Carrington’s rich and turbulent life, her relationships, and her legacy…...

Introducing: A Small Cinema Liverpool

A love letter to cinema: Mike Pinnington looks forward to the launch of a very special, BFI-endorsed and people-powered screening space in Liverpool… It’s no coincidence that films referencing the industry that birthed...

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Field Trip: The Yellow Side Of Sociality At BOZAR, Brussels

Can colour provoke thought about culture? Sinead Nunes visits an exhibition using yellow as a catalyst to consider cultural identity through the challenges and opportunities of migration… For this exhibition at BOZAR, Brussels’ Centre for Fine...

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