Craft, Reimagined

What does the word ‘craft’ now mean? With Grayson Perry and other contemporary artists reclaiming craft as a key part of their practice, Heather Garner reimagines the term, looking for examples of subversion, and...

Join Us! DaDaFest & The Double Negative Bloggers’ Reception

Blogger? Freelance writer? DaDaFest and The Double Negative are thrilled to invite you to a very special, alternative press event for the Bluecoat’s new exhibition, Art of the Lived Experiment… The arts press...

Lost In Translation? Harmonious Society — Reviewed

Linda Pittwood visits Asia Triennial’s major new exhibition of Chinese contemporary art, Harmonious Society, and finds a broad and diverse offering of artworks all attempting to translate the culture of China. But does it...

Mikhail Karikis And The SeaWomen Of South Korea

One of the stand-out works of new Hayward Touring sound art exhibition, Listening, artist Mikhail Karikis describes in his own words the making of his film SeaWomen: South Korea’s proud and diminishing community of...

Bloomberg New Contemporaries: “They Do Not Seek Your Criticism, But Seek To Criticise You”

Closing this Sunday, and in a final #BeACritic review of the exhibition, Maisie Ridgway finds a strong and rebellious selection of New Contemporaries reclaiming authority over the viewer… Into the World Museum foyer, up two...

“A Kind Of Magic”: Maria Balshaw On The New Whitworth

Ahead of the gallery’s grand reopening in February 2015, The Whitworth director Maria Balshaw speaks to Nichola Jacques about the multi-million pound makeover, secret refurbishment discoveries, and exploding things with Cornelia Parker… The Whitworth Art...

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Field Trip: Edinburgh Fringe Festival

The Everyman Theatre’s Hayley Greggs braces herself for five days of theatre, comedy and rain (!) at Scotland’s favourite festival… Being an Edinburgh Fringe anorak, my festival field trip really began in June...

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Playlist: 20,000 Days On Earth With Nick Cave

Ahead of the UK release of his critically-acclaimed documentary film, Nick Cave fan Sinead Nunes explores his ‘gargantuan’ body of work… Next week, 20,000 Days On Earth, a fascinating new documentary about Nick Cave...

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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...

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