Julie Cassels: We View Things Differently Now

Pre-digital, pre-Instagram and the rest, what were you doing when you looked at a photograph? This is a question posed by artist Julie Cassels, whose practice interrogates our relationship with making – and looking...

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Art Exhibitions 2022

Wondering how the year ahead looks in visual arts? Wonder no more… We know all too well that the last couple of years have been difficult. But, caution still be to the fore,...

“The space allotted to me as an actor was too small” – The Big Interview: Franka Potente

She burst onto cinema screens in memorable fashion. Today, though, on the eve of the release of her first feature film, Franka Potente is happier behind the camera, finds Mike Pinnington… If I...

A Modern Total Artwork – The Case For Lucy McKenzie’s Nova Popularna

“Can an artist ever fully embody their art?” Maja Lorkowska makes the case for Nova Popularna, a co-created artist salon doubling as bar and hang-out, currently on display as part of Tate Liverpool’s...

The Word On The Street: Liverpool In Literature

“From the situatedness of the city through to the mediated experience of the symbolic plane.” Anthony Ellis takes a look, via various Liverpool streets and eateries, at the weaving together of literature and...

“Drawing played a varied, vital role in his practice” – Sickert’s Paper

Many of the headlines accompanying Sickert: A Life in Art revolve around rumours of the artist’s links to the Jack the Ripper case. A richer trail of evidence, one could argue, can be...

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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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30/06/2021
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Playlist: Introducing NIIX

“The goddess of the moon evolved into the goddess of the night.” Ahead of the launch of debut EP, I, we speak to NIIX about new music and her new persona… The Double...

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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...