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Beckman & Simnett @ FACT – Reviewed

24/04/2019

Part and parcel of our childhood, FACT Liverpool’s Ericka Beckman & Marianna Simnett exhibition puts fairy tales under the microscope. Mike Pinnington reviews… “What can fairy tales tell us about modern-day society?” This is...

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“The art world has a hierarchy”: Your Responses To Class IS A Big Deal

16/04/2019

It was difficult and complicated, but you told us what it feels like to be working class and work in the arts. Last year, after much umming and ahing, hand wringing, and conversation amongst...

NOW LIVE! Preorder Your Copy of Our New Book, Present Tense

NOW LIVE! Preorder Your Copy of Our New Book, Present Tense

12/04/2019

A decade since Liverpool European Capital of Culture… What now? Present Tense: a book of new essays from some of the UK’s most exciting writers. Available to preorder now on Kickstarter! Present Tense...

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“It’s hard to compete with the pocket magic of a smartphone.” The Big Interview: Author Olivia Sudjic

26/03/2019

Lucy Holt speaks to author Olivia Sudjic about her new book, Exposure, digital criticism, “talismanic” female writers and tangible publications… Olivia Sudjic’s debut novel, 2017′s Sympathy, traced protagonist Alice Hare’s adventures down the...

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Aslan Gaisumov and Janice Kerbel – Reviewed

20/03/2019

On display at Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre as part of the Liverpool Biennial touring programme, Bob Dickinson finds works by two artists each responding to the memory of violence… Some artworks...

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

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

19/03/2019

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...

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“John Wayne don’t do shit like this!” – Mohamed Bourouissa at The Turnpike

12/03/2019

The Liverpool Biennial touring programme arrived at Leigh’s Turnpike gallery recently, with Mohamed Bourouissa’s Horse Day. Denise Courcoux assesses how a change of venue and star-billing can make all the difference to how...

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In Pictures: Six Memos

23/02/2019

Exhibiting artist Laura Robertson selects her favourite artworks from Six Memos: an exhibition celebrating the works – and modern day relevance – of late Italian novelist Italo Calvino… Tjaša Kalkan’s Dialogues (2018) Above:...

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“An artwork’s a key that could unlock you-don’t-know-what.” The Big Interview: Tim Etchells

14/02/2019

I was a young graduate when I first saw one of Tim Etchells’ neon artworks. ‘WAIT HERE I HAVE GONE TO GET HELP’, it said, in siren red text. Wait Here (2008) seemed to...

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