19/07/2019
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“A quick, but rich dose of strange fiction.” The Big Interview: Adam Scovell

Adam Scovell’s melancholic debut novel Mothlight is rife with the impressions left by place and circumstance, and the tricks memories play. Here, Mike Pinnington talks to the author about the threads running through...

19/07/2019
Mothlight

Adam Scovell: On Mothlight

Earlier this year, author and academic Adam Scovell’s debut novel Mothlight was published. A “story of grief, memory and the price of obsession”, it is a deep dive into place, identity and the uncanny...

17/07/2019
Madiha Aijaz Memorial for the Lost Pages (film still) 2018

Slow Violence: Madiha Aijaz at
Nelson Library

Amid government cuts and ambivalence, Jacob Bolton finds hope and the means to keep public spaces alive in a new presentation of Madiha Aijaz’s work… Nelson library is busy. At the computers there...

11/07/2019
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Comment: Post-Horror? Give Audiences More Credit

As Midsommar and Don’t Look Now hit UK cinemas, Mike Pinnington applauds the horror film that breaks free of genre constraints… I get where people are coming from when they talk about ‘post-horror’, ‘elevated horror’...

09/07/2019
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“Art, activism, club life and pop culture.” Keith Haring – Reviewed

As Tate Liverpool stage the first major UK exhibition of Keith Haring’s work in the UK, Vicky Andrews considers his impact as artist and activist… “I’m at the Tate gallery…we’ve just been in...

08/07/2019
David Bowie, The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

Culture Diary w/c 08-07-2019

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 – Liverpool Arab...

04/07/2019
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Manchester International Festival Picks 2019

Priding itself on bringing the best in innovative international art and performance to Manchester, cutting-edge biennial festival MIF is upon us once again. Here, our editors talk you through their top choices of...

01/07/2019
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Culture Diary w/c 01-07-2019

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 – Exhibition Opening:...

27/06/2019
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As seen on screen: Art and Cinema – Reviewed

The relationship between art and cinema is as old as the silver screen itself. Ashley McGovern reviews a new exhibition exploring this tradition…  Purveyors of clickbait like to play amateur detectives, luring us...

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