Lily Newmark as Iona in Pin Cushion, 2017

Culture Diary w/c 30-07-2018

Our pick of this week’s (very chatty) arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England – and loads of it’s free! Monday – Pin Cushion (2017) 8.35pm @ HOME...

Stina Puotinen, PROFORMA Contemporary Art Festival

Introducing: PROFORMA Contemporary Art Festival

Fun! Live sculpture! Rapid fire performance! Introducing PROFORMA: a new annual contemporary art festival heading to Manchester’s Dancehouse tomorrow night… Those of you familiar with Bertolt Brecht’s work through the 1930-50s will know...


Tenderness, Tradition, And The Absurd… In Pictures: Another Europe

Why are we leaving again? As photographic exhibition Another Europe goes on show in London, celebrating European cultural heritage, its curator Hamish Park selects his favourite shots: from behind the scenes at the boxing ring, to the...

Jamboree 2018 // 28th June -1st July 2018 // Dartington UK // images by photographer Dom Moore.

“Being an artist is really flipping hard and it’s so important to have allies”: Jamboree 2018

Eva Szwarc speaks to Jamboree co-founders LOWPROFILE and other artists about why the ‘gathering’ is such an important support network…  Art communities can be divided, however unintentionally, whether simply down to the physical barriers...

The Double Negative Fellowship 2018 (L-R): Ellie Wiseman, Jacob Bolton and Denise Courcoux

Fellows Announced! // The Double Negative Fellowship 2018

We are delighted to announce that three Merseyside-based writers – Denise Courcoux, Ellie Wiseman and Jacob Bolton – have been selected for The Double Negative Fellowship 2018. The three Fellows were carefully selected...

Agnès  Varda  with  3  moving  images.  3  rhythms.  3  sounds,  2018.  Photo:  Thierry  Bal

The Big Interview: Agnès Varda // Liverpool Biennial 2018

As her new installation is revealed at FACT for Liverpool Biennial, we speak to pioneer of the French New Wave: award-winning filmmaker, photographer and artist, Agnès Varda… On using triptychs in her work:...

Baltic Weekender, June 2017, at Constellations, image courtesy Baltic Triangle;

Culture For Sale: A Heartbreaking Open Letter From The Baltic Triangle

Why are cultural spaces in Liverpool – like the RIBA award-winning Constellations – being bulldozed to make way for flats? And what’s happened to the £5.24 million supposedly ring-fenced for open spaces, trees and public art?...

Kate Cooper, We Need Sanctuary, 2016. Video still. Courtesy of the artist.

Culture Diary w/c 16-07-2018

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from a very busy Liverpool – and loads of it’s free! Monday – Talk: The Origins Of Drag 2.30pm @ Museum Of...

Annie Pootoogook, detail, courtesy the artist

Culture Diary w/c 09-07-2018: Festival Special

It’s a festival frenzy this week, with all eyes on Liverpool. In short, if you’ve never visited the city before, then this is the week to do so… Thursday — Launch Night: Independents Biennial...