21/02/2018
stills from Shezad Dawood’s Leviathan Cycle, Episode 1: Ben, courtesy the artist

“A scattergun history lesson beset with schoolboy humour and Cthulhu-tinged mythology…” Shezad Dawood’s Leviathan Cycle, Episode 1: Ben — Reviewed

The first episode of Shezad Dawood’s Leviathan Cycle is a scattergun and fictional history lesson beset with schoolboy humour, nursery rhymes, shagging monkeys and Cthulhu-tinged mythology, finds Laura Robertson… “My height at the time put...

18/02/2018
Come Fresh Hell or Fresh Hell Water Installation View 2017 Courtesy the artist and BlainSouthern Photo Peter Mallet_slider

“Women have to find a different kind of language…” The Big Interview: Sophie Jung

Wayne Burrows talks Freud, plurality and being “anti-conclusion” with artist Sophie Jung… Sophie Jung was born in Luxembourg, grew up in Switzerland, and currently lives and works in London. She studied at Rietveld...

18/02/2018
Wang Newone: HIVE - 10468723 HIVE - 12006950 HIVE - 18600423 HIVE - 10774896 HIVE - 12467538 HIVE - 14499801 2015 Digital media Dimensions variable. Courtesy Madein Gallery

Culture Diary w/c 19-02-2018

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 – NOW: A...

04/02/2018
From A Certain Movement, by Sam Laughlin, one of the three Jerwood/Photoworks Awardees

Culture Diary w/c 05-02-2018

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 — Live Drawing:...

01/02/2018
Still from Dear Esther gameplay, courtesy The Chinese Room

“I kind of like the idea of being an outsider…” The Big Interview: Jessica Curry

She writes scores for PlayStation and the poet laureate, studied English Literature at university, and has brought gaming to the theatre with electrifying results: BAFTA-winning composer and Dear Esther creator Jessica Curry speaks to...