Kelly Akashi, Dreamers Awake 6-8pm @ White Cube, Bermondsey, London. Image courtesy the artist

Culture Diary w/c 26-06-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the UK – and most of it’s free! Tuesday – Exhibition Opening: Dreamers Awake 6-8pm @ White Cube, Bermondsey, London...

Larissa Sansour, In the future they ate from the finest porcelain, 2017-slider

Larissa Sansour: In The Future, They Ate From The Finest Porcelain – Reviewed

It’s your last chance to see Larissa Sansour’s scifi-flavoured solo exhibition at the Bluecoat today. Kyle Brown finds a confusing narrative, including spaceships, Palestinian soldiers, and archaeological discoveries… It seems customary these days for...

Eason Tsang ka wai , Boring (30 secs), installation shot, shown at A Look at Looking exhibition, CFCCA, Manchester, 2017. Image courtesy Chelsie Southern

“Feelings of anxiety and dreams of escape”: Eason Tsang Ka Wai’s A Look At Looking

Ashley McGovern speaks to artist and “daring voyeur” Eason Tsang ka wai about trespassing in order to take photographs, boredom, and getting some respite from the suffocating crowds of Hong Kong… We look down,...

August Sander The Painter Otto Dix and his Wife Martha 1925-6, printed 1991 © Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur – August Sander Archiv, Cologne / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn and DACS, London 2017

Portraying A Nation: A Cultural Response To Social Turmoil

As Tate Liverpool prepares to open a new exhibition dealing with Weimar Germany, Sam Riding looks at the context in which three inter-War artists worked: what drove them, and what became of them...

Jackie Karuti, There Are Worlds Out There They Never Told You About, 2016, courtesy the artist. Part of The New Observatory, Gallery 1, at FACT, Liverpool, 2017

Culture Diary w/c 19-06-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the UK – and most of it’s free! Tuesday – Shirley Baker: On The Beach 10am–5pm @ Grundy Gallery, Blackpool...


“Maybe I’m projecting my own messiah complex…” Sahej Rahal On Dry Salvages

Artist Sahej Rahal tells Wayne Burrows about “absurd” ideas, troubling masculine archetypes, and having HP Lovecraft on his mind during a recent residency in Nottingham… Sahej Rahal was born and lives in Mumbai, India, and since...

LAURA PANNACK, If it weren't for him I'd have eaten you roasted. Now however it is you who have eaten me, 2015 (detail). C Type Hand Print 76.2 x 76.2 cm

“Torn between the recent past and the future…” Photo London — Reviewed

It’s a shock to see how far Photo London has come in the three short years it’s existed, says Jacob Charles Wilson: finding a welcome return of The Pavillion in Somerset House, alongside dynamic techniques,...

Image from Beyond Dredd & Watchmen: The Art of John Higgins, until October 2017 at the Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool. Judge Dredd®. © 2017 Rebellion A/S. All rights reserved. Judge Dredd is a registered trademark

“Show the absurdity of totalitarianism…” The Big Interview: Comic Artist John Higgins

He’s an artist responsible for drawing some of popular culture’s most iconic characters, including Batman, The Watchmen, and Judge Dredd. But why does the satire of Dredd still sting? When did he start to make...

Detail: LOVE LIFE: ACT 1, by artists Jonathan Baldock and Emma Hart. Image courtesy Jonathan Baldock

Culture Diary w/c 12-06-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the UK – and most of it’s free! Monday – Ruth Noack: A Museum In A School 6—9pm @ Tate...