Ryan Gander, Porthole to Culturefield Revisited (2010)

The White Cube, The Artist And Me

Just who do artists make work for anyway? In an extension of his essay on visitor experience, Biennial 2014: The Space In Between, C James Fagan considers the impact of the white cube...

Street artist, Shamsia Hassani

The Big Interview: Alnoor Mitha, Asia Triennial

Ahead of the return of the Asia Triennial, Linda Pittwood speaks to its director about surviving potentially catastrophic funding cuts, and how this year’s festival theme must respond to global conflict… Hi Alnoor. Firstly,...

Thursday – St. Vincent 7pm @ O2 Academy, Liverpool -- £18.56

Culture Diary w/c 25-08-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK! Tuesday – Combines #2 6-9pm @ Model, Liverpool — FREE Tonight sees three more artists...

Ape (2013), Mimei Thompson

“Decidedly Alien”: The Paintings Of Mimei Thompson

Animal, vegetable or mineral? Wayne Burrows finds himself entranced by the luminous, hallucinatory paintings of Mimei Thompson… Occupying a whole large wall in the final room of Mimei Thompson’s current solo exhibition at Trade Gallery...

Wednesday – Zéro de Conduite 6.30pm @ FACT, Liverpool -- £9.50/8.50

In Profile: Jean Vigo’s Zéro de Conduite (1933)

Adam Scovell on comic drama Zéro de Conduite and the enduring influence of its young director, Jean Vigo… The work of French director Jean Vigo has a phantom-like quality in the canon of...

Syndrome Sessions 2.1: CHOROS, 24 August 2014

The Glitch Interview: S. J. Fowler

C James Fagan throws the rule book out of the window for his interview with Syndrome’s latest resident artist, poet, performer, and muse, S. J. Fowler… Syndrome is an event; it is a...


Culture Diary w/c 18-08-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK! Monday — Wakolda 6.30pm @ FACT, Liverpool — £9.50/8.50 Ever read The Boys From Brazil? Admired...

Wysing Arts Centre Futurecamp: A Post-Gender World

Wysing Arts Centre’s Futurecamp: A Post-Gender World

Are we living in a Post-Gender World? What do the words ‘post’ or ‘gender’ actually mean to you? Alice Hughes takes an in-depth look at social labels, identity stereotypes and ideas about the ‘self’...

Nasreen Mohamedi, 1937-1990, Untitled (detail), early 1980s, 200 x 270 mm. © Collection of Gayatri Jhaveri & Priyam Jhaveri. Mumbai, India

Nasreen Mohamedi: Lines Among Lines

Co-curator of Tate Liverpool’s current top floor Nasreen Mohamedi exhibition, Eleanor Clayton gives insight into the artist’s world: one which aimed to create purity, balance and unity through abstraction… Nasreen Mohamedi was a pioneer...