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See Serena Korda’s The Bell Tree at Speke Hall, Liverpool, until Sunday 28 July 2019. Open daily from 10.30-4pm  All images courtesy of photographer Chris Egon Searle

“Slipping through some thinly veiled realm…” Serena Korda’s The Bell Tree – Reviewed

Fairies, gods and ‘thin places’ exist at Speke Hall, finds Stephanie Gavan; all you’ve got to do is look up and listen… Arriving at the visitor centre, I am handed a map of...

Tim Marlow on The Value of Art at Tate Liverpool, for the #BeACritic project

WATCH: Tim Marlow On The Value Of Art

Watch the Royal Academy director discuss key art movements that have shaped his personal view of — and dedication to — the arts… “The spiritual dimension in art is much broader, more nebulous,...

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo (Channel 4)

Dunst, Dreamers And Drones: The Double Negative Awards 2015

We have asked our critics to name their cultural winners of 2015: who will make the cut? What to say about a year where The Double Negative discussed shame with Jon Ronson? Watched...

Cecile B. Evans

All The World’s A Stage: Social Media, Performance And ‘Authenticity’

If a life offline isn’t the path to real life, then what is? Ahead of FACT’s new exhibition about social media, Amy Jones analyses the concept of authenticity through the prism of celebrity...

Alien Sex Club; images courtesy Rob Battersby

“The fight against HIV/AIDS is not over”: The Seductive World Of Alien Sex Club

Awkwardness, arts activism, and the HIV virus as a “clever trickster”: David Graham discusses this and more with the artist behind Homotopia festival’s focus exhibition… The global pandemic of HIV and AIDS takes centre...

Antony Gormley: HORIZON II (2014), Carbon and casein on paper.

“Contemplate what it is to be human”: Antony Gormley’s Elemental — Reviewed

Although they may not be as instantly accessible as his Iron Men, an afternoon spent with Gormley’s Elemental drawings is time well spent, says Kellie Grogan… Antony Gormley uses art as a way to...

Shona Illingworth, Lesions In The Landscape at FACT, Liverpool 2015

Haunting Isolation And Lost Memories: Lesions In The Landscape — Reviewed

Ellie Woods sees an abandoned Scottish town through the eyes of an amnesiac at FACT’s current, discordant exhibition… Shona Illingworth wants us to experience the edge of the world. At least that’s what it feels like. Edging down...

Frances Kay, Sorry

Normal Rules Do Not Apply: The Realities Of Being A Live Artist

It is obvious from the passion displayed by its practitioners that live art is here to stay. If we can give artists in the North-West more moral and financial support, says Garry Cook,...

Image courtesy Curious Minds

You Should Be Honoured: Frustrations Of A Modern Day Arts Graduate

Would you pay $25,000 to do an internship at a top entertainment company? No, neither would Hannah McHaffie; here she looks at graduate expectations and asks: should it be an honour to work in the arts in...