End of the World Film Club #7:
Fritz Lang’s M

Join us for our next End of the World Film Club, in which we’ll watch and discuss iconic director Fritz Lang’s M, a 1930s blueprint for serial killer movies that retains the power...

End of the World Film Club #6: The Double-Bill

Join us for our next End of the World Film Club, our first double-bill, in which we’ll watch and discuss a pair of films by two heavyweights of international cinema… As of this...

“We have to be uncomfortable in order to grow” – Interview: Kiara Mohamed

Finding a creative energy during lockdown, artist Kiara Mohamed speaks to us about her new short film, Home, and her photography series, Black People Built Liverpool… The Double Negative: Hi Kiara. First off, how...

Photographs from Another Place: In search of Sydney J. Gearing

When an artist purchased some century-old glass negatives online, he couldn’t have imagined the journey they would take him on. Mike Pinnington investigates the haunting of Alan J. Ward…  “I confess that I...

“Diversity is crucial to evolution” – How an embedded approach to contemporary art engages communities in the North West

“If the arts cannot reflect a diverse range of backgrounds, they simply will not represent who we are as a country.” Bob Dickinson explores the region’s embedded arts organisations… If there’s one clear...

End of the World Film Club #5: The Black Power Mix Tape 1967 – 1975

“We have to document our history; if we’re gonna tell the story, let’s tell the story right.” Join us for our next End of the World Film Club, in which we turn our...

Beyond Liverpool...
Blazing a trail through
the big wide world
30/08/2019
Stéphane Vigny, Reconstituer. Courtesy Denise Courcoux, 2019

Field Trip: Nantes, France – Où est Steve?

On a recent visit to Nantes to see Voyage à Nantes and the ‘Island of Machines’, the more sinister story of a missing man unfolds, reports Denise Courcoux… I first saw it as...

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06/07/2020
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Playlist: Ennio Morricone – A Fistful of Scores

From A Fistful of Dollars to his 2015 Oscar winning score for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, we all know the work of Ennio Morricone, who has died aged 91. Here, with a...

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05/09/2019
Present Tense. Publish by The Double Negative, 2019.

Present Tense (2019) // Paperback // £14.99

Present Tense A decade since Liverpool EU Capital of Culture… What now?  Edited by Laura Robertson and Mike Pinnington ISBN 978-1-5272-4281-4 Published August 2019. Very limited edition run of 250 copies. Paperback, 96...