Ian Tricker’s Flux (2014, detail)

Bloomberg New Contemporaries: Disappointment, Sex & Politics

What do you expect from the next generation of artists? Just don’t look for youthful optimism, says Josie Sommer, as she explores this latest batch of New Contemporaries… This is it: Bloomberg New Contemporaries...

Street artist, Shamsia Hassani

Culture Diary w/c 22-09-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday — Towards Tomorrow: 10th Anniversary Auction Exhibition 10am-6pm @ Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art,...

Edinburgh's Royal Mile

Field Trip: Edinburgh Fringe Festival

The Everyman Theatre’s Hayley Greggs braces herself for five days of theatre, comedy and rain (!) at Scotland’s favourite festival… Being an Edinburgh Fringe anorak, my festival field trip really began in June...

Julian Cope

An Evening With Julian Cope

One-part Viking, one-part shaman, one-part biker, and one-part rock star: Nathan Richardson spends an ‘incredible’ and ‘absurd’ evening with Julian Cope… Julian Cope, as an artist, stands alone. He is the only person to...


Time For A New MODEL

What do nine Toms, rave mixtapes and William Blake have in common? We meet MODEL Liverpool… Being surrounded by artists all named Tom is a strangely unnerving experience. We’re in MODEL, a new art space...

Harris Museum, 'Harris Flights' intervention, Preston

It’s Tomorrow! Join Us At Our Next North-West Writers’ Meet & Greet

Writer? Blogger? Journalist? Publication? Join us, Creative Tourist, Corridor8 and friends for our next meet and greet! We’ve long been of the mind that there’s strength in numbers. That having friends — rather...

Guerilla Girls, Disobedient Objects, V&A London

“Every Tool Is A Weapon If You Hold It Right”: Disobedient Objects At The V&A

What hand-made creations do you associate with activism and protest? Jade French visits a very special collection of ‘disobedient’ objects (and tries to dodge the gift shop) at the V&A… Want to know how to...

Leonid Borisov

Culture Diary w/c 15-09-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Inside Sight & Sound 6.30pm @ BFI Southbank, London — £6.50 Our go...

Cinema For All / BFFS

Cinema For All! The Changing Ecology Of The Film Club

Radical and inspiring: Ahead of the annual Cinema For All conference, A Small Cinema’s Sam Meech talks about his passion for community film clubs, the challenges they face, and the potential in resource-sharing...