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19/03/2019
Practising Place (2019), published by Art Editions North, ed. by Elaine Speight

“The democratic art of conversation-based writing”: Practising Place Book Review

What might a dating agency for artists and researchers look like? Sara Jaspan on a new book that brings together different people with the same interests in art and ideas… In his co-authored...

11/03/2018
Annihilation (2018) Netflix (still)

Culture Diary w/c 12-03-2018

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 – Annihilation (2018)...

15/02/2017
Magda Stawarska-Beavan

Urban Vibrations: Sound, Selfhood And The City In The Work Of Magda Stawarska-Beavan

Start listening again: Dr James G. Mansell investigates the “deeply personal” sonic artworks of Magda Stawarska-Beavan… Listen. What can you hear? All quiet? Or is there a noise? Most of us rarely pause to consider...

14/11/2016
The Expanded City, Preston; drawing by Olivia Keith (detail)

Scrutiny Of The Edgelands — Introducing: The Expanded City

Writer and artist Lauren Velvick has recently been commissioned to work on The Expanded City project within her hometown of Preston. But what has it taught her about the forgotten edgelands at the...

11/10/2016
Artist William Titley’s ongoing project Demolition Street

“Unveiling the sediments of a lost landscape”: William Titley’s Demolition Street

A collection of door knobs. Unclaimed mail. An ironing board. Through recording the evacuation of one Lancashire community, finds Steve Millington, the artist William Titley has made permanent a series of internal displacements, and the...

07/06/2016
Oxford Arms, London (1875) Demolished around 1876

Tracking The Process Of Abandonment: Victoria Lucas’ Decaying Urban Spaces

Oxford Arms, London (1875) Demolished around 1876 (above) Artist Victoria Lucas charts the abandonment of obsolete buildings through film and photography, finds Emma Fraser; and in doing so, salvages material relics of the modern world…...

17/02/2016
David Jacques, The Dionysians of West Lancs, still

Inhabiting The Edge: Tricksterism And Radical Liminality

An unassuming Southport beach in the hands of artist David Jacques becomes the battleground for a social and cultural negotiation, finds Les Roberts… Edges can be many things. They can be sharp (in that they incise...

26/08/2015
Joanne Lee, Witches Knickers (2015), detail

A Green And Pleasant Land? Rural Reality Questioned At The Harris

How do we understand our relationship with our rural peripheries? Sue Flowers considers a mix of creative responses to the British countryside at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery, and finds stereotype and complexity hung side-by-side… On...

14/04/2015
The Invaders Archive (2014) - Rebecca Chesney

On Being Out Of Place: The Artwork Of Rebecca Chesney

As part of our new publishing collaboration with In Certain Places, here art historian Rosemary Shirley discusses the concept of nature and ‘wildness’ — an interest she shares with artist Rebecca Chesney… According...

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