Jimmy De Sana - Markers Cones 1982

Glam! The Performance of Style

A critical assessment of the Glam era? We went looking for meaning in The Performance of Style at Tate Liverpool… The thing about glam is that, for us, the word conjures up images...

David Hockney's Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy Glam! @ Tate Liverpool

Week at a Glance 08-02-13

Liverpool Art Prize shortlist to be announced  This Tuesday (12 February) will see the Liverpool Art Prize announce their 2013 shortlist. Grafted from a (very) long list of 52 nominees, including last year’s...



Following a debut with their references clear for all to hear, Mazes are back later this month promising a more progressive sound…  Just when you become concerned about the ever encroaching years and...


Film Podcast #20: Flight

Film Podcast #20: Flight by The Double Negative on Mixcloud DW Mault reviews addiction drama Flight, directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Denzel Washington, James Badge Dale and John Goodman. Director Zemeckis, of Back...

In Seven Days: Nicola Green @ the Walker Art Gallery

Emptiness For President

In Seven Days is an exhibition purporting to tell the story of Barack Obama’s 2008 election campaign. C James Fagan argues there’s more to it than that… Have you ever read Don deLillo’s...

Got Skillz (Norma Lee)

Got Skillz?

Natalie Hughes takes a moment to reflect on her experience as an arts graduate looking for work … does the creative career you dream of even exist, and will the ‘real world’ bleed you dry...

Mike Stubbs

The Big Interview: Mike Stubbs

FACT is 10 later this month. We spoke to its Director and CEO Mike Stubbs about its impact and its future… It’s a year of anniversaries for some our biggest arts institutions, each...

Lee 'Scratch' Perry

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry
– Godfather of dub

He’s produced for Bob Marley, co-wrote a track covered by the Clash and appeared in Guinness ads. Who is the real Lee Scratch Perry? When you think of artists performing beyond what you’d...

Glam! The Performance of Style @ Tate Liverpool

Culture Diary w/c 04-02-13

Monday – The Punk Syndrome plus Q&A 6.30pm @ FACT Documentary The Punk Syndrome focuses on Finnish band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, whose memebrs – Pertti, Kari, Toni and Sami – happen to have learning...