Sarah Corbett signing copies of her new book on Unbound: ‘How To Be A Craftivist: the art of gentle protest’. Courtesy Corbett

You’re Invited! How To Be A Craftivist Liverpool Book Launch 10 Oct

Feeling powerless? Interested in alternative forms of activism? Join us on the 10 October 2017 to discuss how Sarah Corbett of the Craftivist Collective is championing the art of gentle protest… If we want...

Chris Marker's A Grin Without A Cat (1977)

“The concept of revolution is ubiquitous and urgent”: What’s Left? A Century In Revolution

What’s Left? A Century in Revolution at Tyneside Cinema Newcastle marks the centenary of the 1917 October Revolution in Russia. Mike Pinnington interviews programme curator Úna Henry to find out how the films examine global...

Brown girl in the art world II, courtesy the artist Yung Reen

“It’s exhausting and it hurts”: Brown Girl In The Art World

In this poetic text and photography work, produced for The Royal Standard’s current exhibition, Black Blossoms, Rene Matić candidly describes her experiences as a contemporary artist and a Queer, woman of colour… Do you remember catching sight...

Lubaina Himid: Warp and Weft, courtesy the artist and firstsite

Culture Diary w/c 25-09-2017

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 – Exhibition Opening:...

Still, Psychomania / The Death Wheelers (1973)

In Profile: Psychomania / The Death Wheelers (1973)

Ahead of its screening tonight, as part of Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia’s PZYK CINEMA, Aoife O’Brien profiles director Don Sharp’s hallucinatory, silly and sensory British horror film… Unveiling a programme of PZYK CINEMA back in August with...

Weak From Dreaming Site specific installation for Autumn Equinox 2017 photo: K.Adibi

“It takes an artist to interpret the spring light…” Lucy May Schofield’s Blue Hours

Artist Lucy May Schofield has been capturing the delicate blue light of the Northumberland landscape — from dawn to dusk and in all weathers — finds Nancy Campbell… One of the most imaginative minds in science, Albert Einstein,...

William Eggleston, Memphis Dust Bowls Vol I, 1970, dye-transfer print. © Eggleston Artistic Trust. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Wilson Centre for Photography.

In Pictures: States Of America: Photography From The Civil Rights Movement To The Reagan Era

From police lines and classic cars to saxophone players and the New York subway: co-curators Abi Spinks and Irene Aristizábal select their favourite shots from Nottingham Contemporary’s new exhibition, States of America… Abi Spinks’...

Still from Nick Crowe & Ian Rawlinson's Song For Armageddon (2017)

Culture Diary w/c 18-09-2017

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 — Close Encounters...


Richard Crooks: Impressions From A Journey

Sculptor, traveller, ambitious teacher: artist Richard Crooks uses collage, clay and casts to respond to the contemporary architecture of Bangladesh, finds Stephen Clarke… Situated at the border that demarcates the end of Modernism and the...