21/12/2018
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Playlist: Pale Master

Welcome to the final TDN playlist of 2018, in which Mike Pinnington speaks to Pale Master’s JC about slow burn ideas coming to fruition, tactile releases and encouraging an “honest dynamic” with artists… The...

13/12/2018
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“A Truly Remarkable Film”
Female Human Animal

Inspired by surrealist Leonora Carrington, and shot partly during the install for the Tate exhibition in her name, Mike Pinnington delves into the uncanny world of Female Human Animal…  Both inspired and haunted...

10/12/2018
Robert Mapplethorpe, Patrice #2, 1977 (detail)

Culture Diary w/c 10-12-2018

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 loads of it’s free! Monday – Why Rachael...

05/12/2018
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, image courtesy Linda Pittwood

Field Trip: Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

  On a recent trip to Bilbao for the final days of controversial exhibition Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World, Linda Pittwood found a complex fermentation of global and local politics…...

04/12/2018
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“Now people realise that there are not only white artists…” The Big Interview: Rasheed Araeen

On the opening of Rasheed Araeen: A Retrospective, at BALTIC, Emma Sumner spoke to the artist, and took the opportunity to discuss global art history and what diversity in our national institutions should, and...

03/12/2018
Jeff Koons, The Price of Everything 6pm @ FACT, Liverpool (also available on demand)

Culture Diary w/c 03-12-2018

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 loads of it’s free! Monday – RedHouse Originals...

30/11/2018
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Playlist: Philophobia Music

In the latest in a series celebrating independent record labels, Mike Pinnington speaks to Rob Dee, founder of Wakefield’s Philophobia Music… An independent record label founded in Wakefield, Philophobia Music was established in...

30/11/2018
Stack Awards

Happiness in Magazines
– The Stack Awards 2018

Last week saw the 2018 edition of the Stack Awards, which recognises the world’s “most exciting and inspiring independent magazines.” Jacob Charles Wilson reports on the night’s winners… Fame and fortune are hard...

29/11/2018
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“Are women drawn to thread or are they pushed towards it?” Anni Albers – Reviewed

On the eve of the Bauhaus centenary, Tate Modern celebrates one of the schools most famous daughters, Anni Albers. Maja Lorkowska investigates an exhibition that puts weaving centre stage… It isn’t every day...