Sudley House

In Profile: Sudley House

Emma Sumner visits a hidden gem from National Museums Liverpool; stately home and art gallery, Sudley House… Sudley House rests on the suburban high ground of Mossley Hill, Aigburth. A house with a...


Elysium and the story of Cinematic Dystopia

Thought sci-fi cinema was all about the CGI? Andrew Kirkland explores silver-screen dystopia and finds it’s the perfect way to package political and social issues… “Everybody wants to ask me lately about my predictions...


Culture Diary w/c 09-09-2013

Friday – SPACE IS NOT A VOID Private View @ The Royal Standard 6pm FREE Curated by out-going director Madeline Hall, SPACE IS NOT A VOID – an exhibition “incorporating contemporary collage and sculptural assemblages” – features...

Gemma Marmalade - Fishwives. Image courtesy Andrew Smith

Gemma Marmalade’s Fish Wives — Reviewed

Sarah Creed talks Italian street fights, patriarchal hierarchies and avoiding pigeon-holing, with award-winning emerging artist Gemma Marmalade… Having seen Gemma Marmalade’s work in The Photographers’ Gallery 2012 FreshFaced+WildEyed exhibition, I thought I knew...

Make-Room with Tim Etchells, London

Culture Diary w/c 02-09-13

Monday – Make-Room with Tim Etchells, visible 24 hours a day @ 3rd floor window, 141-145 Curtain Road (East London) FREE Creating ‘awkward moments of intimacy and encounter in a public setting’, artist and neon sign-maker Tim...

Ceri Hand Summer Fete - Image courtesy Dominic From Luton

Ceri Hand Summer Fete – Reviewed

Sarah Creed reports back from a day of pinatas, cake and fish fights (!) at the first Ceri Hand Summer Fete… Saturday 17th August – a regular Saturday morning, in which families mill around...

You are the only witness to the streetlight’s fight against the night...

3 am: Wonder, Paranoia and the Restless Night

Inspired by the forthcoming exhibition of the same name at the Bluecoat, C James Fagan presses play on a mix probing night’s dark recesses…  It’s 3 AM. Where are you? Lost in an...

Mandatory Work Activity: unpaid work for people who receive welfare

An Artist on Jobseeker’s

In case you didn’t know, getting a foothold in the arts sector is hard. But that’s just for starters, explains C James Fagan… I’ve been struggling with this for days now. By which...

PRODUCT Records 001: The Curfew Tower

PRODUCT Records:
A Different Proposition

This week sees the official launch of PRODUCT, a record label with a difference… The first we heard about PRODUCT was on arrival at our Static Gallery-based office one day a few weeks...