Wonderland Reuben Wu

Artist of the Month:
Reuben Wu

We sat down with new Artist of the Month Reuben Wu to talk inspirations, serendipity and the fine line between reality and non-reality…  Usually when an established musician/actor/director (commonly a musician) makes noises...

The Archer Station to Station tour 1976 John Robert Rowlands

David Bowie is – Reviewed

2013 has been marked by the ubiquity of David Bowie. When new exhibition David Bowie is, arrived at the V&A, had Thin White Duke fatigue already set in? Sarah Creed investigates… As I...

L5 6QW by Jayne Lawless, image courtesy Peter Goodbody

The Silent Protester:
Jayne Lawless

When traditional forms of protest fail, where do you turn? Amy Jones speaks to Jayne Lawless about the scheme which pushed her toward arts activism… For much of her career as a practicing...

Joss Whedon

In Profile: Joss Whedon

Previously best known for creating TV cult favourites such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Joss Whedon is a director at the top of Hollywood’s speed-dial list…  They say the geeks shall inherit the...


Lambchop – Previewed

Longevity and tragedy may have taken their toll, but Nashville’s survivors Lambchop remain undimmed… Having spent a languorous morning reacquainting ourselves with Nashville, Tennessee’s Lambchop recently, it was with some pleasure to realise...

The Scream, Edvard Munch, 1893

Culture Diary w/c 24-06-13

Monday – Much Ado About Nothing 3.30pm @ FACT When Joss Whedon’s Avengers became the third highest grossing film in cinema history, while also receiving broadly warm critical reaction, the oft-used phrase of...

The Kazimier Garden

On the Importance
of Independent Culture

With fresh cuts to the arts a constant threat, now more than ever, independent spaces offer respite; but for how long?  When those working in the arts look skyward these days, they no...

Chime for Change concert: Beyoncé

Field Trip: Chime For Change, London

Earlier this month, the Chime for Change campaign assembled an impressive line-up of talent, raising awareness about issues affecting women globally. Kayleigh Davies was there. What does feminism represent today? Are we living...

George's Dock Ventilation 1931-34

Liverpool – Old and New

Great swathes of Liverpool’s history is writ large in its architecture. Nowhere is this more true than on its famous waterfront, found Stephanie Kehoe… From the Three Graces – the Port of Liverpool, Cunard...