Public Avatar

Do Avatars Dream of Electric Sheep?

C James Fagan takes a turn as the Public Avatar, and lets us in on an odd, but liberating, experience…  People are often sending me emails about this or that; often they invite...

Jim Loftus, by Keith W Roberts

Picture Perfect

Meet Keith W Roberts, a photographer honouring the past, whilst remaining firmly rooted in the now… In 1923, alongside Kenneth Burrell, one E Chambre Hardman, returning from active service at the Khyber Pass,...

Cold Water by Gwendoline Riley

Drowning not waving? British arthouse cinema

Filmmaker DW Mault talks exclusively to Laura Brown about his adaptation of Cold Water and how he’s tired of waiting… There’s a silence associated with waiting. A pause, a ticking clock, the sounds...

Lost Boys @ FACT

Culture Diary w/c 19-03-2012

Monday 19 – The Lost Boys / Fright Night Double Bill, 8pm @ FACT, see website for prices Tonight sees the start of some great double bills from the 80s at FACT. Whether...

Reel Unknown

Reel Unknown – Reviewed

Rachael Jones heads down to China Town for a bit of Reel Unknown fun – just don’t expect them, or her, to squeal… We’ve always been well jel of London’s Secret Cinema events,...

A film event at arts space The Royal Standard

Sound Affects: the implications of policy on culture

With the dust barely settling, Gareth Woollam looks at the implications of policy on culture…   Listening to the Noise Debate at Static Gallery I realised the wall behind the invited panel hadn’t...

Karen Newman, Curator, Open Eye Gallery

The Big Interview: Karen Newman

Sarah Creed caught up with Karen Newman, curator at the newly relocated Open Eye Gallery, to talk about the highly anticipated next exhibition, Infra… The Double Negative: You have been the curator of...

Gold Soundz, Pavement

Gold Soundz Preview

Little else gives us a nostalgic warm glow like the mention of our favourite 90s indie bands, so we had to take the opportunity to write about it, and hell, make a bespoke...

No Vacancy, Room #2, Will Daw

No Vacancy at Wolstenholme Creative Space

A second exhibition from Young Pines, imagining a natural disaster in Liverpool, proves the Mercy interns are no flash-in-the-pan… Tomorrow sees the second artistic project come to fruition from the arts and literature...