Culture Diary w/c 24-05-21

Welcome to Culture Diary – a roundup of the current arts, design, film and music events that have taken our eye. Loads of new shows have either opened or reopened recently. So, if...


Culture Diary w/c 17-05-21

Welcome to the first edition of Culture Diary in quite some time – our roundup of the week’s arts, design, film and music events that have caught our eye. It was a genuine...

Massimiliano Gottardi, Jung / Jungle (spatial crease), 2020

John Moores Painting Prize 2020: Stranger In The Jungle

For the latest in a series commissioned exclusively for us by the John Moores Painting Prize, poet Amina Atiq sees the Calais Jungle, and her visit there as a translator, and a stranger,...

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Morgan Quaintance:
Missing Time

What makes us who we are? In Missing Time, Morgan Quaintance sets out his case that the answer to this question lies in our memories, whether they be from a “personal, collective or...

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“We recognise and respect everyone’s individuality.”
Introducing Art et al.

The question of diversity isn’t new to the art world, but one group in particular is often left out of the equation. Mike Pinnington speaks to Art et al., a platform fighting for more...

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“I have always loved Brutalist architecture” – Art & Politics With Mandy Payne

“Class and politics are inextricably bound up in architecture.” Inspired by modernist structures, social housing, gentrification and marginalised spaces, Mandy Payne has been documenting urban landscapes for the best part of a decade....

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In These Times: Pandemic Conversations – Emma Brown

“You learn to make things work.” For our latest In These Times series in partnership with Liverpool John Moores School of Graphic Design & Illustration, we spoke to first-year student Emma Brown about...


Playlist: Nirvana’s Cover Versions

As Nirvana’s mainstream breakthrough Nevermind approaches thirty, we take a look at the indie bands Cobain covered and, therefore, brought to new, wider audiences… Last week marked the thirtieth anniversary of grunge legends Nirvana...

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In These Times: Pandemic Conversations – Meg O’Flynn

“The pandemic has definitely impacted my practice.” In a new series in partnership with Liverpool John Moores School of Graphic Design & Illustration, we’re speaking with students about their experiences during extraordinary circumstances....