The Suicide of Western Culture - LIV-BCN Festival 2015

Playlist: Liverpool-Barcelona: In-Flight Entertainment

Ahead of this weekend’s LIV-BCN Barcelona Festival, Anthony Ellis appreciates the scorching line-up and takes a moment to remember his first trip to The City of Counts… The first time I went to Barcelona...

Installation view, Modern History vol. I Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, 25 April – 13 June 2015 Photography: Jonathan Lynch

Assassination, Space Travel & Regeneration: Modern History Vol. 1 — Reviewed

Lara Eggleton comes face to face with the unprecedented contradictions of our age at the Grundy gallery’s latest exhibition… Modern History Vol. 1, guest curated by Lynda Morris and organised by Sophia Crilly and...

Friday -- Exhibition Opening: Live! Rachel Pursglove 7-9pm @ The Royal Standard, Liverpool – FREE

Culture Diary w/c 08-06-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Symposium: Shaping Change: Women, Culture And Art 10.30-2.45pm @ the Bluecoat, Liverpool –...

John Akomfrah

In Profile: John Akomfrah

Heather Garner takes a closer look at the work of political ‘visual essayist’ John Akomfrah ahead of his Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015 retrospective, and finds that beauty can permeate the most difficult subject matter… Filmmaker,...

A Farewell to Damascus (15)

“Speak directly to the heart of another”: Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 2015

Heather Garner reacquaints herself with a festival that strives to find common ground within different cultures, traditions and geographic landscapes… We live in an increasingly small world and with the click of a mouse or...

PICK OF THE WEEK: Thursday – Exhibition Opening: Build Your Own: Tools For Sharing 11-6pm @ FACT – FREE

Culture Diary w/c 01-06-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday – Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Verses After Dusk 9-6pm @ Serpentine Gallery, London – FREE Using...