Still, The Outrageous Baron Munchausen (1962)

Culture Diary 31-07-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the UK – and most of it’s free! Monday — Life Undiluted Tour: Dr Lisa Pine 4—5pm @ Tate Liverpool...

What's Your Pride Story? 2017

“Nothing will stop me”: International LGBTQ+ Writers Share Their Stories

Andrew Wright speaks to the authors of What’s Your World Pride Story?: an anthology of real-life accounts by writers from across the globe, about love and solidarity, but also extreme violence, rejection, and...

Frank Benson, Juliana (2014-2015). GOSH! IS IT ALIVE? The human body takes over ARKEN, Denmark, with warts and all. 4 February to 6 August 2017. Images courtesy Pete Goodbody 2017.

Field Trip: Gosh! Is It Alive? ARKEN Museum Of Modern Art, Denmark

Why is it that hyperrealistic depictions of the human form are so unsettling? Pete Goodbody travels to Denmark to experience unnervingly realistic sculpture at ARKEN…  Designed to resemble a beached ship, the ARKEN Museum of Modern Art...

Richard Hamilton, Adonis in Y-Fronts, 1963, © The estate of Richard Hamilton. Part of Pop Art In Print at The Old Chester Library Building -- FREE

Culture Diary w/c 24-07-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the UK – and most of it’s free! Tuesday – David Lynch: The Art Life (2016) 5.30pm @ Picturehouse At FACT,...

The Alchemy Between Us • Laurence Payot, 2017, courtesy the artist

The Alchemy Between Us: How Artists Really Feel About Engagement

Do artists need other people to be artists? Artist Laurence Payot invited peers, including philosopher Yiota Vassilopoulou, to discuss audiences, echo-chambers, “engagement”, and a host of current issues at Tate Exchange, Liverpool, recently. The...

Mark Leckey, 2015. Photo: Pete Carr © Liverpool Biennial

“To craft something so meaningful from such chaos is a remarkable achievement”: Dream English Kid — Reviewed

Mark Leckey’s current exhibition in Leigh visualises apocalyptic visions of the Cold War, to claustrophobic and joyous visions of club culture, finds Jack Roe… The Turnpike in Leigh is in a moment of transition....

Scribe (2017), still

Culture Diary w/c 17-07-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the UK – and most of it’s free! Tuesday – Mosquitoes 7.30pm @ Dorfman Theatre, National Theatre, London — SOLD...

New Henge Heritage at Nine Ladies - photo credit Arianne Churchman & Chloe Langlois

“Art might be quite a ridiculous thing to be doing”: New Henge Heritage And The Reinvention of The Peterborough Stone

Unhenged? Wayne Burrows discusses folk traditions, belief systems and speculative evidence with the artists behind Metal Peterborough’s New Henge Heritage… There’s an episode of Father Ted where a senior cleric visits Craggy Island to...

Remnants of the 1984 Winter Olympics bobsleigh run, Sarajevo. Image courtesy Bob Dickinson, 2017

Field Trip: Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina

Bob Dickinson takes a detailed tour of Bosnia Herzegovina’s capital and largest city: taking in a Biennial hosted in a bunker, its tunnels and old cinemas, its best bars, and even its 1984 Winter...