“An epic screening of a work based on epic source material” — The Big Interview: susan pui san lok

Martial arts heroes, swordplay and fantasy: artist susan pui san lok speaks to Linda Pittwood about translating China’s most beloved epic into the gallery space… Born in Essex, England, susan pui san lok is...

Should We Stay or Should We Go? | Frieze

Our editor Laura Robertson — alongside writers, artists, directors and curators including Damien Hirst, Sally Tallant, Iwona Blazwick, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Cornelia Parker – presents her opinion on the impending EU referendum for...

Tracking The Process Of Abandonment: Victoria Lucas’ Decaying Urban Spaces

Oxford Arms, London (1875) Demolished around 1876 (above) Artist Victoria Lucas charts the abandonment of obsolete buildings through film and photography, finds Emma Fraser; and in doing so, salvages material relics of the modern world…...

Blue Skies: Our Five Highlights

Candy Crush to help cure depression? Bicycle utopias? Humans replaced by robots? Hear more from the experts on the topics that will make a difference to YOUR future… In the style of TED...

“The underground holds secrets that we’re only beginning to guess at” — The Big Interview: Robert Macfarlane

Adam Scovell discusses English Eerie and Folk Horror fiction, the “messiness of modern nature”, and subterranean worlds with collaborator, academic and bestselling author, Robert Macfarlane… Robert Macfarlane has been one of a number of...

“Drama, humour and unconscious performances of the everyday”: Cao Fei At China Visual Festival 2016

Linda Pittwood hears about the threads that bind together the films of contemporary artist Cao Fei: the star guest at this year’s Chinese Visual Festival in London… In the Q&A, someone asked: “What does it mean...

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27/05/2016
The author Bob Dickinson at Kringsatt Av Fiender performance/exhibition, Bergen, Norway 2016; created by art group Alt Gar Bra, which includes artists from Bergen, Paris and London.

Field Trip: “Doing art politically and not making political art” — Kringsatt Av Fiender, Bergen, Norway

Bob Dickinson joins international art group Alt Gar Bra for an evening of live work, discussion and debate on contemporary art’s role in regards to war, climate change, the market state and globalism… It isn’t easy to...

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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...