Park Chan-wook
– Six of the Best

Twenty years ago marked the arrival of the first of the visceral Vengeance Trilogy. Now, with the streaming release of his latest film, Decision to Leave, we take a look at six of...


Playlist: Disquiet Residency #3 – Tangled Tales

Musing on the rich tradition of narrative song writing, in his latest playlist, Aaron Williams draws on contemporary masters of the form… Music has long been fertile soil for storytelling (and, therefore, storytellers);...

Grace Ndiritu, Black Beauty (2021), film still. Photo credit - Post-Hippie Productions_web

Grace Ndiritu Wins 2022 Film London Jarman Award

It has been announced that Grace Ndiritu is the winner of 2022’s Film London Jarman Award, beating out strong competition from contemporaries including Jamie Crewe, Onyeka Igwe, Morgan Quaintance, Rosa-Johan Uddoh and Alberta...

Turning the Place Over, Richard Wilson, 2007, courtesy Liverpool Biennial. All photographs by Alexandra Wolkowicz

Finding Richard and Barbara: A Sculpture Walk

“Perhaps public artworks are created knowing they will be relinquished to external forces: to the elements, to politics, and their publics.” Denise Courcoux on the mixed fates of public sculpture in Liverpool… In...

Page 104-105 ©Bruce Gilden from Family: A Contemporary Portrait by Magnum Photos and Guest Artists, Flammarion/Magnum Photos/Ami, 2022.

In Pictures // Family: A Contemporary Portrait by Magnum Photos and Guest Artists

Launched in 1947, the world’s most famous photography collective has now turned its focus to the most intimate of subjects: Family. In an exclusive extract from their new book with AMI, Magnum Photos...

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Community, Environment and Place – 10 Years of In-Situ

“It is not only In-Situ’s position as a bricks-and-mortar venue in the heart of the community which qualifies it as being embedded.” On the occasion of In-Situ’s 10th anniversary, co-founder William Titley reflects on the...

Soojin Chang (In collaboration with Georgie Rei-n Lo, Jade O'Belle, and Aditya Surya Taruna a.k.a. Kasimyn) - JADE BABY BAMBOO SPINE_web

Strategies for a decolonised future: breathe, spirit and life – Reviewed

Sometimes difficult to decipher, Mike Pinnington nevertheless finds much to recommend in current Bluecoat exhibition, breathe, spirit and life… When the Bluecoat was founded in the early decades of the 18th century, it was...

Sinta Tantra @ Open Eye Gallery

Full List of Successful Arts Council England NPOs in The North For 2023-26. But Who Lost Out?

Arts and culture organisations have been anxiously waiting for their fates to be revealed this morning, as Arts Council England finally announce who gets the 2023-26 round of ‘National Portfolio Organisation’ (NPO) funding....


Transcendent: Moorhead & Benson’s Something In The Dirt

Mike Pinnington willingly follows filmmakers Moorhead & Benson down the rabbit hole of their latest film, Something In The Dirt…  Maybe you’re an aficionado of esoteric so-called wyrd fiction, or a Marvel Cinematic...