ON LOOP -- Greenhorn Short Film Festival 2014

Introducing: Greenhorn Short Film Festival

Director and patron Mike Leigh describes it as “healthily anarchic and sharp as a row of needles”, and Ideas Tap are supporting their new award for young filmmakers. But what is Greenhorn Short Film...

Nosferatu's Count Orlok

The Art Of Gothic

During the mid-18th century, Gothic Horror surged into mainstream culture, with literature, film, art and poetry all exploring this darkest of genres. As Gothic programming returns full force — invading the BFI, BBC and...

Chris Evans, 'Berlin Key Mangled', Airbrush painting; originally made to illustrate bulletin 'How to do Words with Things' by Bruno Latour in Bulletins of The Serving Library 3, 2012

The Serving Library: Concentric Process

Tate Liverpool’s interim Head of Exhibitions and Displays, Tamsin Dillon, gives her take on the ‘concentric process’ of The Serving Library’s commissioned cultural bulletins… An airbrush portrait of Wyndham Lewis by Chris Evans; a photograph of...

Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable

Expand Your Mind: Five Unmissable Tate Liverpool Events

What does Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable have to do with cinema? And how do you design an international art magazine? We pick five of the best upcoming talks and tours at Tate...

William S. Burroughs, October Gallery, London

Culture Diary w/c 01-12-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – 2001: A Space Odyssey Reissue (1968, 2014) 8.30pm @ FACT, Liverpool — £10/8...

Anselm Kiefer -- now until 14 December 2014 @ The Royal Academy, London -- £15.50

Staring Into The Abyss: Anselm Kiefer

It’s the smash hit exhibition making audiences — and critics — swoon. But what did we think of the Anselm Kiefer retrospective at the Royal Academy? Laura Robertson finds Herzog, Van Gogh and...

Saturday -- Exhibition Opens: Howard Hodgkin: Indian Waves 10am-6pm @ Gagosian Gallery, London -- FREE

Culture Diary w/c 24-11-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday — Hockney: Live from LA 7pm @ FACT, Liverpool — £10/8 “When I’m working,...

Frances Stark, 'Arrangement for my Better Half' (detail), Collage on color proof, 2010; originally made for the back cover of Dot Dot Dot 20, 2010   Courtesy The Serving Library

Artefacts, Anarchy & Evolution: Exploring The Serving Library

Currently installed at Tate Liverpool, and both a progression from the traditional public library and a mysterious hybrid of the Internet, Maisie Ridgway evaluates The Serving Library… In recent years, artists and curators...

Ascension (26/11), Cornerstone Festival, 2014

Cornerstone Arts Festival — The Highlights

Exploring pre-Vivaldi Venice, Metadesign and male identity through contemporary dance, this year’s Cornerstone Festival at Liverpool Hope University is a truly diverse one, finds Heather Garner… Tonight, Liverpool Hope University’s Creative Campus opens its doors to...