Field Trip #17: Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York

Invited to York by Aesthetica Magazine, we discovered there’s so much more to the city than its Viking heritage… Think of York and your mind conjures … what? The collective conscience probably turns...


Film Podcast #12: Amour

Film Podcast #12: Amour by The Double Negative on Mixcloud DW Mault reviews Austrian film-maker Michael Haneke’s (Hidden, The White Ribbon) new release, Amour. Described by the Guardian as an “effortlessly graceful picture...

Patrick Wolf at The Gallery

Culture Diary w/c 19-11-12

Monday – Beak> 7.30pm @ The Kazimier £8 Featuring the trio of Bristolian musicians Geoff Barrow (Portishead), Billy Fuller and Matt Williams, Beak> released their eponymous debut album in 2009. Boasting an impressively...

Habibi Problem

Homotopia: Habibi Problem

Andy Johnson explores a moving true story of love, pain and persecution, under the umbrella of one of our most successful festivals … Homotopia, the international festival of queer arts and culture, is now...


Barbara and The Berlin School

Barbara, the new film from The Berlin School’s Christian Petzold, raises age-old questions, finds DW Mault… Cinema has a tendency to eat itself, with a constant search for the new, the exotic. The...

Mexico '68 Lance Wyman

Designival – Previewed

Next week sees the arrival of Designival, a showcase for cutting-edge local talent and a chance to rub shoulders with some icons of design … Don’t let anybody tell you Liverpool has no...

Interactive LSAD

Studio Series: Interactive LSAD

Software and interactive tech teacher Andy Freeney shows us around the Digital Media Studio at Liverpool School of Art and Design … Hi Andy! Please describe your studio space. It’s on the second...

Michael Lacey

Artist of the Month: Michael Lacey

Meet our Artist of the Month, a man as adept at painting and collage as he is at comics … It’s not often that an artist fesses up to being influenced by their...

Rivers Cuomo

Say it ain’t so: Rivers Cuomo and Weezer

If you like your Weezer strictly old-skool, you’re not alone… In the beginning was the word and word was with Rivers, and the word was Rivers. If you’ll forgive for a moment the...