The Alchemy Between Us: How Artists Really Feel About Engagement

Do artists need other people to be artists? Artist Laurence Payot invited peers, including philosopher Yiota Vassilopoulou, to discuss audiences, echo-chambers, “engagement”, and a host of current issues at Tate Exchange, Liverpool, recently. The...

“To craft something so meaningful from such chaos is a remarkable achievement”: Dream English Kid — Reviewed

Mark Leckey’s current exhibition in Leigh visualises apocalyptic visions of the Cold War, to claustrophobic and joyous visions of club culture, finds Jack Roe… The Turnpike in Leigh is in a moment of transition....

“Art might be quite a ridiculous thing to be doing”: New Henge Heritage And The Reinvention of The Peterborough Stone

Unhenged? Wayne Burrows discusses folk traditions, belief systems and speculative evidence with the artists behind Metal Peterborough’s New Henge Heritage… There’s an episode of Father Ted where a senior cleric visits Craggy Island to...

Larissa Sansour: In The Future, They Ate From The Finest Porcelain – Reviewed

It’s your last chance to see Larissa Sansour’s scifi-flavoured solo exhibition at the Bluecoat today. Kyle Brown finds a confusing narrative, including spaceships, Palestinian soldiers, and archaeological discoveries… It seems customary these days for...

“Feelings of anxiety and dreams of escape”: Eason Tsang Ka Wai’s A Look At Looking

Ashley McGovern speaks to artist and “daring voyeur” Eason Tsang ka wai about trespassing in order to take photographs, boredom, and getting some respite from the suffocating crowds of Hong Kong… We look down,...

Portraying A Nation: A Cultural Response To Social Turmoil

As Tate Liverpool prepares to open a new exhibition dealing with Weimar Germany, Sam Riding looks at the context in which three inter-War artists worked: what drove them, and what became of them...

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Remnants of the 1984 Winter Olympics bobsleigh run, Sarajevo. Image courtesy Bob Dickinson, 2017

Field Trip: Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina

Bob Dickinson takes a detailed tour of Bosnia Herzegovina’s capital and largest city: taking in a Biennial hosted in a bunker, its tunnels and old cinemas, its best bars, and even its 1984 Winter...

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Playlist: Musique Concrète — Origins And Legacy

Did you know that the origins of Musique Concrète, or the mixing of recorded sounds, goes back to the 1910s? As one of its key musicians, Pierre Henry, brings a very special performance...

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Fabric Bag FREE DELIVERY Price: £6 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 eye-catching tote...