14/11/2018
Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho El Fin del Mundo (The End of the World) 2012 [05]

New Times, New Pleasures,
And The Responsibility Of Art

A pair of new exhibitions opening at Tate Liverpool next week feature artists keenly aware of their times, and their responsibilities to them. Mike Pinnington looks at the artists’ approaches to reflecting the...

12/11/2018
Image courtesy Ren Hang 任航 (1987-2017)

Culture Diary w/c 12-11-2018

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 – This Grief...

12/11/2018
Barbara Kruger, Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto. Photo by Mike Pinnington.

Field Trip: Nuit Blanche Toronto

On a trip to Toronto to visit public realm art festival Nuit Blanche, Mike Pinnington finds a common thread emerges, of words and the power they wield…  ‘Less sleep, more art’ is the...

09/11/2018
Mésange, courtesy Steve Gullick

Playlist: God Unknown Records

The first of a series of interviews and playlists looking at new and independent labels, Mike Pinnington speaks to musician and founder of God Unknown Records, Jason Stoll, about the acts he’s cherry-picked and...

06/11/2018
The Senses: Design Beyond Vision. Tactile Orchestra II

How Did It Feel? Bodies Of Knowledge

How are bodies addressed in a gallery setting? Well, that depends entirely on whose body it is, says Laura Harris… It is a Friday evening in early September, and the London art scene...

06/11/2018
Room 103 – a tribute to George Orwell runs at Saul Hay Gallery, Manchester, until 11 November 2018

Reviewed: Room 103 – A Tribute To George Orwell

In this group exhibition inspired by George Orwell’s always-relevant novel of dystopia, Joe Fenn finds artworks that prick our greatest fears, while warning against complacency… Given the extensive liberties and luxuries likely available...

05/11/2018
The Zany Capsid, John Walter, courtesy the artist

Culture Diary w/c 05-11-2018

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England and the rest of the UK… Monday – Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert 8pm @ Leaf...

03/11/2018
Image courtesy Ladytron 2018

“It’s probably an exorcism…” The Big Interview: Ladytron’s Daniel Hunt

On a most amicable hiatus since 2011, Ladytron return to Liverpool tonight ahead of the release of next year’s eponymous sixth album. Mike Pinnington caught up with the band’s Daniel Hunt on the...

29/10/2018
Photo by Stefano Pollio on Unsplash

“Fear helps to keep people in their place”: Class IS A Big Deal

Perma-skint, exhausted, disenfranchised… We need to talk about why working class people aren’t getting ahead in the arts. And as we rarely hear directly from working class people themselves about the obstacles they...

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