17/07/2017
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...

10/07/2017
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...

10/07/2017
Maggie Rogers, performing at Citadel Festival 2017, London, this weekend

Culture Diary w/c 10-07-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the UK – and most of it’s free! Monday — As I Open My Eyes (2016) 6pm @ Picturehouse At...

28/06/2017
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...

24/06/2017
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...

23/06/2017
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,...

22/06/2017
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...

19/06/2017
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...

19/06/2017

“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...