28/03/2016
Wednesday -- Exhibition Opening: GOING POP 6pm @ Lacey Contemporary Gallery, London -- RSVP

Culture Diary w/c 28-03-2016

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday — Exhibition Opening: 20.6 By Henry Woodley 12pm @ LJMU John Lennon Art...

22/03/2016
Peter Sweetman: Fires Shipwrecks Catastrophes 2016. Part of Playing By The Rules at The Royal Standard Gallery & Studios, Liverpool, from 12 March until 27 March 2016 -- FREE

“Examine the subtle ways in which societal norms dictate”: Playing By The Rules — Reviewed

Jack Roe finds cartoons, CAPTCHA bots and children challenging our notion of rules and rebellion at The Royal Standard… One aspect of art that makes it so compelling, and in some cases tiring,...

21/03/2016
Liverpool Biennial Associate Artists Programme: Robert Carter and Lauren Velvick

Culture Diary w/c 21-03-2016

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday — Borrowed Time Screening 6.30-7.45pm @ Jerwood Visual Arts, London — FREE (Booking...

18/03/2016
The Physical Possibility of Inspiring Imagination in the Mind of Somebody Living, Walter Hugo & Zoniel, 2014, Toxteth, Liverpool

Get Involved: Liverpool Biennial Fringe

Calling all artists, curators and cultural instigators! Are you running an event or exhibition during Liverpool Biennial 2016 (9 July-16 October), or considering it? Let us help you shout about it… We are...

17/03/2016
Liverpool Biennial Associate Artists Programme: Frances Disley

“Completely committed to the development of young talent”: Introducing Liverpool Biennial’s Associate Artists Programme

In offering international travel expenses, curatorial mentorships and commissions, Liverpool Biennial is giving artists based in the North just what they need. Jack Welsh speaks to the people involved about how more responsive relationships between...

16/03/2016
Ben Rivers: THE TWO EYES ARE NOT BROTHERS, The Whitworth, Manchester. Courtesy of the artist and Kate MacGarry, London.

Bandits, Banality & Lies: Ben Rivers’ The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers

Jacob Charles Wilson gets to grips with Ben River’s ‘labyrinthine’ film installations, and concludes that all stories, heard or read, are to some extent lies… The Whitworth Art Gallery’s recent renovation has revitalised...

14/03/2016
Salvo - La Valle (2008)

Culture Diary w/c 14-03-2016

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday — Exhibition Opening: The Baron In The Trees: Works By Salvo 10am-6pm @ Jerome...

10/03/2016
Nidia Minaj @ FutureEverything Festival

FutureEverything Festival 2016 — Our Highlights

Smoke signals, Afro-Portuguese dance and channelling J. G. Ballard: ahead of its launch, let Vanessa Wheeler guide you through the best and most unexpected parts of Manchester’s annual innovation festival… What do you get when a community of...

08/03/2016
Artist Rummana Hussain; courtesy Bhavna Kakar, The Estate of Rummana Hussain, represented by Talwar Gallery.

Critical Writing Ensemble @ Dhaka Art Summit 2016 — Reviewed

Emma Sumner is thrown headlong into a forum for experimental critical writing practices in Bangladesh. But how would the issues faced by those actively working in the field of critical writing be discussed?...