30/08/2017
Conor Rogers. Courtesy of artists and BJCEM

Field Trip: Mediterranea 18 (Young Artists Biennale), Albania

Niki Russell boards a ferry in order to reach the Young Artists Biennale in Albania, and finds that the festival’s larger themes — of history, conflict, dreams and failure — stimulate dialogue between different cultures… Mediterranea...

29/08/2017
Linder, Elysium II, 2006, copyright the artist, 2017.

Culture Diary w/c 28-08-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England and the rest of the UK – and most of it’s free! Tuesday – The Momentum...

24/08/2017
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“CURATOR ON BOARD”:
White Van Gallery Hits The Road

How private do you like your private views? Abby Kearney talks to artist duo Wilson and Wilson about driving their White Van Gallery directly to the viewer, their unusual studio space, and using...

21/08/2017
Friday – Exhibition Opening: The Landscape: Josephine Callaghan & Sarah Cameron @ Cubitt, London – FREE

Culture Diary w/c 21-08-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England and the rest of the UK – and most of it’s free! Monday — Out Of...

18/08/2017
Suzanne Lacy Super Slow Way Commission 1 October 2016 fusion performance of Sufi chanters and Shape Note singers Briefield Mill photo Chris Payne

“A highly complex mosaic that stretches far beyond a gallery”: Shapes Of Water, Sounds Of Hope

With American artist Suzanne Lacy’s epic new artwork due to premiere in September at the old Lancastrian mill where it was filmed, Jack Welsh takes us back nearly 12 months to recall its complex...

17/08/2017
Abstract Speed - The Car has Passed 1913 by Giacomo Balla 1871-1958

In Profile: Futurism And The Birth Of The Artists’ Manifesto

A thrilling art movement that aimed to shake up early 20th century Italy, Futurism birthed the first artists’ manifesto. But it was doomed to end in violence, death and fascism, finds Laura Robertson…...

14/08/2017
42nd Street (1933), still

Culture Diary w/c 14-08-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England and the rest of the UK – and most of it’s free! Monday – Jerwood Makers...

08/08/2017
Shin Godzilla (2016)

Culture Diary 07-08-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England and the rest of the UK – and most of it’s free! Tuesday — Nail Transphobia...

01/08/2017
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“Strong, contemporary martyrs”: Pär Strömberg’s Black Metal Girls

Sara Jaspan talks Instagram selfies, folklore and Romanticism with artist Pär Strömberg, ahead of his new exhibition of watercolours at PAPER gallery… What makes a selfie so fascinating to look at? Among many things, a...