“Encouraging intelligent discussions about societal changes, privacy and trust”: Brighton Photo Biennial — Reviewed

This year’s Brighton Photo Biennial offers an invigorating insight into subcultures, fashion, youth, race and gender, finds Laura Robertson… There are three strong shows making up this year’s Brighton Photo Biennial. Namely, a...

OutsiderXchanges: Leslie Thompson 2016

“The very nature of the outsider is questioned”: OutsiderXchanges — Reviewed

Tom Emery on the OutsiderXchanges exhibition: where learning disabled and non-learning disabled artists collaborate and exhibit with equal billing. But does it do enough to banish the tired and problematic tropes of Outsider Art? Setting...


Culture Diary w/c 24-10-2016

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts, design, film and music listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK…  Tuesday — Liverpool Architectural Society Presents Mon Oncle (1958) 6.15pm...

A disintegrating exhibition poster. Edward Krasiński’s studio apartment, Warsaw, Poland, 2016

“IT intervenes IN and unmasks EVERYTHING. IT exists” — Into The Studio: Edward Krasiński, Warsaw

Ahead of his major retrospective opening this week at Tate Liverpool, we visit the lovingly preserved former studio and home of Polish artist Edward Krasiński — uncovering ostrich eggs, VAT receipts, blue Scotch tape, toy mice,...


Peek Inside The Royal Standard’s New Gallery & Studios @ Northern Lights

Called Northern Lights, and housing  a number of creative businesses including The Royal Standard Gallery and Studios, the development is the latest studio complex to grace the Baltic Triangle area in Liverpool… Officially opening later...

BELLADONNA OF SADNESS. Director: Eiichi Yamamoto

Culture Diary w/c 17-10-2016

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts, design, film and music listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… PICK OF THE WEEK: Monday – Black Star Season @...

Rogue Artist Studios: Jenny Steele, Over and Over, Jump In!

Jumping Into The Unknown: What Next For Rogue Studios?

It’s a familiar story of increasing city-centre gentrification. But where does it leave one more arts space facing eviction? Daniel McMillan speaks to the artists of Rogue, Manchester, about paving the way for expensive...

Werner Herzog's Lo And Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World

Werner Herzog’s Lo And Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World — Previewed

Admitting that he uses the Internet “with hesitation”, Werner Herzog is the perfect, deadpan inquisitor of information technology, argues Mike Pinnington… In Paul Cronin’s seminal book about Werner Herzog, A Guide for the...

Night in the Museum: Ryan Gander Curates the Arts Council Collection

“What would art say if it spoke?” — The Big Interview: Ryan Gander

Ryan Gander talks us through his curation of the Arts Council Collection’s 70th anniversary show, Night in the Museum — where the artworks gaze back… In Ryan Gander’s current exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture...