23/07/2018
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...

22/07/2018
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...

19/07/2018
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:...

16/07/2018
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?...

16/07/2018
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...

10/07/2018
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...

10/07/2018
Jennifer Higgie

Meet The Mentors: Jennifer Higgie // The Double Negative Fellowship 2018

We’d like to introduce the final, extraordinary mentor taking part in our (inaugural) The Double Negative Fellowship: frieze magazine’s Editorial Director, Jennifer Higgie. This art school graduate knows A LOT about publishing and freelance...

09/07/2018
Ken Grant Dr Fun, Donaldson Street, Liverpool 1996

For The Love Of Our Fathers: Art And Football

Stephen Clarke on the artist/photographers that share ‘common ground’ — academically, personally and geographically, and now in an exhibition of the same name on Liverpool’s Albert Dock… I love my dad, but I don’t...

06/07/2018
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Meet The Mentors: Stephanie Bailey // The Double Negative Fellowship 2018

One of four fantastic international mentors working with us as part of our (inaugural) The Double Negative Fellowship, Ocula Magazine’s Stephanie Bailey is ready to share her expertise with you…   Stephanie Bailey is editor-in-chief of Ocula...