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...

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...

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...