On the set of Shame: Michael Fassbender (l) and Steve Mcqueen (r)

In Profile: Steve McQueen

How many Turner Prize-winning artists does it take to make a Hollywood feature? By our count, just the one… When Steve McQueen won the Turner Prize in 1999, the jury noted the “poetry...

How I survived the zombie apocalypse in Essex

Field Trip: How I Survived the Zombie Apocalypse

Did you know the apocalypse has already started? In Essex? Oli Rahman reloads his BB gun and joins The Last Survivors… A screaming zombie batters through the double doors and drags my friend out of...

Frieze London, launching Thursday (image www.whitehotmagazine.com)

Culture Diary w/c 14-10-13

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool, London and Manchester… Monday – Bright Phoebus 7.30pm @ Liverpool Philharmonic £22/£28 Billed as a “fine folk package” in The Guide,...

Julien Cardona, The Truth #8

Remember Them — Reviewed

We visit an exhibition filled with harrowing and complex themes, delivered in a simple, powerful manner… “Since 1993, 14,525 murders have been committed in Ciudad Juárez bordering on the United States, of which 1,248...

Grundy curator, Richard Parry

New Arrival: Richard Parry

Having left the South Bank’s Hayward Gallery, Emma Sumner spoke to Richard Parry about his new role as curator, at Blackpool’s Grundy Art Gallery… Richard Parry has worked on major exhibitions, including Tracey...

David Hockney at the Walker Art Gallery

Culture Diary w/c 07-10-13

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool, London and Manchester… Monday – The Laboratory presents… #shuttersocial 6.30pm @ District FREE Are you handy with a smartphone? Or a...

Adam Best Jessica Hardwick - Crime & Punishment (c) Tim Morozzo

Crime and Punishment – Reviewed

Can a literary classic tell us about the times in which we live? James Hanks considers Dostoyevsky’s masterpiece, Crime and Punishment… Chris Hannan’s adaptation and, former Assistant Director at the RSC, Dominic Hill’s unwavering direction...


Field Trip: Sketches From Venice

In the first part of three, Ruth Dillon recounts a trip full of soul and fuelled by espresso, to the Venice Biennale… How can one write without reflection or inspiration? What inspires? People?...

Video: 5 Minutes With... Primitive London

WATCH: 5 Minutes With…
Primitive London

We spend 5 minutes (ish) with artist network Primitive London, to talk about surveillance, parties and Abandon Normal Devices Festival 2013… Andrew and Henry are two artists behind Primitive, an ever-evolving group of...