Liz West, Your Colour Perception, Federation House, Manchester (2015)

Federation House Says Goodbye, One Year On

One year since Federation House became the largest of Castlefield Gallery’s New Art Spaces to date, its occupants were given notice to vacate to make way for new tenants. Nichola Jacques addresses the unfortunate,...

The Pomp, Leonora Carrington

The Big Interview: Joanna Moorhead On Leonora Carrington

Who better to talk about Surrealist painter Leonora Carrington than her cousin, the Guardian’s Joanna Moorhead? Here, Deborah Laing asks the writer about Carrington’s rich and turbulent life, her relationships, and her legacy…...


Introducing: A Small Cinema, Liverpool

A Small Cinema in Liverpool – video 01 – the gauntlet from Small Cinema on Vimeo. A love letter to cinema: Mike Pinnington looks forward to the launch of a very special, BFI-endorsed...

Rocket Recordings: Shit & Shine album 54 Synth-Brass, 38 Metal Guitar, 65 Cathedral

Playlist: Rocket Recordings

Joshua Potts extols the virtues of a record label appealing to the outer limits of psychedelia… Rocket Recordings, by its very nature, invigorates one of the most mutable angles to great music without succumbing...

Private View: Tim Etchells: The Facts On The Gound @ Vitrine, London – FREE

Culture Diary w/c 16-03-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday –Talk: Artist as Curator 7pm @ Royal Festival Hall, London — £8 As part...

The Age of Earthquakes. Douglas Coupland, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Shumon Basar. The three authors were 3D printed into miniature faux-marble busts. Photograph by Marc Falk

The Age Of Earthquakes: A Guide To The Extreme Present

‘Planet Earth needs a self-help book, and this is it.’ Mike Pinnington talks to author, writer and editor Shumon Basar about his new book, The Age of Earthquakes, and why the future is...

Caroline Bergvall performance, 24 Kitchen Street, Syndrome

Torque Symposium #2: An Act of Reading — Reviewed

How do we read and why? Analysing the act through a broad spectrum of media theory, philosophy, literature studies and neuroscience, Grace Harrison considers the idea of language as art form, political tool and “collective force”…...

Format Photography Festival

Culture Diary w/c 09-03-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday –  Biennial Talk: Colin Muir and Dominic Willsdon 6:30pm @ Liverpool School Of Art...

Shana Moulton, Primary

“I have a sort of fear of psychedelics”: Shana Moulton At Primary

Scientific research into psychedelic drugs, the everyday miracle of flying and dollar store trinkets: Wayne Burrows talks to Brooklyn-based Californian artist Shana Moulton about the inspirations behind her “hallucinatory” performances and her recent...