Josh T Pearson

Playlist: Liverpool Music Week (LMW)

As Texan Josh T. Pearson takes to the the stage tonight, Jack Roe makes a mixtape of all his favourite artists flocking to Liverpool for a city wide, week-long party… With a music scene...

Frances Kay, Sorry

Normal Rules Do Not Apply: The Realities Of Being A Live Artist

It is obvious from the passion displayed by its practitioners that live art is here to stay. If we can give artists in the North-West more moral and financial support, says Garry Cook,...

1935 horror The Bride Of Frankenstein

Culture Diary w/c 26-10-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts — and Halloween — listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Made You Look (2015) + Q&A 6pm @...

Northern Soul (2014)

Film How: Northern Soul / Factory — Reviewed

From finding the right shade of pink wool to knit the Clangers, to sourcing a catalogue of rare Northern Soul tracks: Kirsty Fitzpatrick hears from two design teams using Manchester’s resources to make...

Image courtesy Curious Minds

You Should Be Honoured: Frustrations Of A Modern Day Arts Graduate

Would you pay $25,000 to do an internship at a top entertainment company? No, neither would Hannah McHaffie; here she looks at graduate expectations and asks: should it be an honour to work in the arts in...

Psycho: Homage to Hitchcock courtesy Davy & Kristin McGuire

From Miniature To Monumental… The Big Interview: Kristin McGuire

Recreating Hitchcock’s Psycho with paper and light, and changing the way we see nude statues forever: Deb Laing meets resident artist Kristin McGuire at the Williamson Gallery and Museum… Multi-award winning husband and...

Helen Bigar at Liverpool Radical Film Festival @ Venues Across Liverpool -- FREE

Culture Diary w/c 19-10-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday — Exhibition Opening: Office Of Useful Art @ LJMU School Of Art And...

Fountain 1917, replica 1964 © Succession Marcel Duchamp/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2015 License this image

“Artists who don’t paint aren’t artists”: Top Five Artists’ Manifestos Of All Time

As Walter & Zoniel unveil their new manifesto, we take a look at how artist declarations have been inventing — and destroying — art movements since the 1900s… ‘The artists manifesto’, noted Alex Danchev, author...

Fragments Of… exhibition, October 2015 @ The Blue Factory, Dalston, London

Announcing A New Manifesto: Formationism (June 2015)

What would a manifesto for 2015 look like? According to Walter & Zoniel, it should encourage confidence in artists, sensory experiences in the visitor, and acknowledge the tension between theory and practice… We last saw London-based...