Matt Weir

Exit Velocity: LJMU Fine Art Graduates 2012

We talk to some of the most promising LJMU Fine Art graduates, exhibiting their final shows tonight at the Art & Design Academy… MATTHEW WEIR (pictured, above) Letters from Berlin, a multi-media installation on...


Germ Free Adolescents – Previewed

Amy Roberts on an exhibition of punk and post-punk ephemera, which recognises an icon of the era… When Poly Styrene – the iconic front woman and founder of classic punk outfit X-Ray Spex ...

Marcus Coates, Human Report,  2008

The Big Interview Part Two: Marcus Coates

In the second part of this interview, Andrew Foulds talks to Galapagos artist Marcus Coates about his practice, giant tortoises and being fearless… Andrew Foulds – Coming from the west, where we are brought...

Liverpool Biennial 2012

Liverpool Biennial 2012 announce theme and artists

Liverpool Biennial have announced an exciting assembly of some 60 international artists under the theme of hospitality. The UK’s Biennial will take over the city’s venues from September to November this year, turning Liverpool...

Marcus Coates Galápagos Fashions/Iconic Species 2008 (detail)

The Big Interview Part One: Marcus Coates

“I learned a lot about people, by being a bird.” Andrew Foulds meets Marcus Coates to talk about new exhibition Galapagos, and why he felt compelled to dress as a blue footed booby…...

Favela! at The Royal Standard (2012)

Favela! at The Royal Standard – Reviewed

Flis Mitchell reflects on one Light Night event taking place on the outskirts of the city centre… Historically Liverpool was a dynamic city; innovative and optimistic in the extreme. Everything that is interesting...

Akira in 35mm

Culture Diary w/c 21-05-12

Monday – Akira 9pm @ FACT Set against the backdrop of a dystopic Neo-Tokyo where gang violence threatens a fragile post-war society, and secret military experimentation is par for the course, Akira follows...

Polly Morgan in the Audubon Room, Victoria Gallery, 2012

Living in a different time: Polly Morgan

Ahead of her live taxidermy demonstration tonight at the Victoria Gallery, artist Polly Morgan talks to curator Laura Robertson… How does it feel to be working in the VGM, sharing gallery space with...

Jeremy Bailey

Studio Series: Jeremy Bailey

‘Famous new media artist’ Jeremy Bailey, in-between Liverpool and Toronto on a residency at FACT, invites us in to see where he works… Please describe your space. Probably just because I’m not always here,...