Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014 — The Highlights

Blindfolded film? Cyber-terrorists? Pop superstars? Ahead of its opening this weekend, let Jay Bernard guide you through the UK’s largest and most respected documentary film festival… This the Doc/Fest’s 21st year and it’s...

Nasreen at her studio in Bombay at the Bhulabhai Desai Institute

“An alternate way of viewing the world”: Suman Gopinath on Nasreen Mohamedi

Curator Suman Gopinath tells us about her admiration for mysterious Indian abstract artist Nasreen Mohamedi… Karachi-born Nasreen Mohamedi (1937-1990) was an artist virtually alone amongst her peers, moving away from a conventional figurative style in...

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In Profile: Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Ahead of a Matinee Classics Season screening of the thriller, George Jepson looks again at Laughton’s timeless, “fairytale” reinvention of film noir… From its birth as a commercial and critical embarrassment, to its position as...

From There To Here, Museum of Liverpool

Hidden Histories: From There To Here Reviewed

Visiting a provocative new exhibition at the Museum of Liverpool, Jade French explores the unseen history of people with learning difficulties and asks: why aren’t we doing more in our galleries to make ideas accessible? The Museum of Liverpool’s...

Piet Mondrian, 1872-1944 No. VI / Composition No.II 1920 Oil paint on canvas 997 x 1003 mm   Tate. © Tate Photography, 2014. © 2014 Mondrian/Holtzman Trust c/o HCR International USA

Culture Diary w/c 02-06-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Book Art Exhibition 9am-8pm Daily @ Central Library, Liverpool — FREE An exhibition of...

Carey Young, Body Techniques. Walk On, The Atkinson

Playlist: Walk On

Inspired by The Atkinson’s new exhibition, Walk On, C James Fagan ponders the perfect tracks to stroll along to… Very recently I wrote about the strange alchemy of walking, of walking as a...