“Short Supply has really gained traction” – Prospering Post-Graduation

The period immediately after graduation can be bewildering. Outside of the university bubble, the question for many is “What next?” Short Supply – AKA Mollie Balshaw and Rebekah Beasley – has you covered…...

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Playlist: Manchester Collective

The last few months have been a tremendously difficult, stressful time for us all, not least events organisers. But Manchester Collective are looking to buck the trend with the release of Recreation, their...

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Towards Inclusive Curating: Who gets to Curate Exhibitions?

How do we open up the field of curating – a position of gatekeeping and complicated power dynamics? With the publication of her new book, Inclusive Curating in Contemporary Art, Jade French talks to Bluecoat’s...

Elbows at Dawn, Matt Antoniak and Matt Wilkinson, curated by MILK, Abingdon Studios Project Space (2018)

“Artists can’t be expected to act as cultural leaders for free”
– Interview: Garth Gratrix

Many artists and independent spaces have suffered as a result of lockdown, and a lack of support centrally. Mike Pinnington caught up with Abingdon Studios’ Garth Gratrix, who is looking to buck the...

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“The last few months have emphasised what we’ve been missing” – Cinema after Lockdown

Cinemas in England opened more than a month ago and lockdown continues to ease. But, asks Mike Pinnington, can the silver screen reclaim the droves of audiences lost to over-performing streaming services? During...

The Shining

End of the World Film Club #9:
The Shining

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Join us for our next, perhaps final End of the World Film Club, in which we’ll watch and discuss Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining...