Olivia Sudjic

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


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


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


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


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...


In Pictures: Six Memos


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:...


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


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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Place To Place:
Liverpool Biennial in Hull


The Liverpool Biennial touring programme arrived at Hull’s Humber Street Gallery last month with exhibition Place To Place, which groups together works by Annie Pootoogook, Suki Seokyeong Kang and Inci Eviner. Here, Lauren Saunders...

Fatos Ustek

Fatoş Üstek Appointed New Director of Liverpool Biennial


Liverpool Biennial have announced today that curator and writer Fatoş Üstek has been appointed as their new director. Born in 1980 in Ankara, Turkey, Üstek is currently Director and Chief Curator of DRAF...

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“A Skillful Reframing of Reality” Haroon Mirza @ Ikon Gallery – Reviewed


The most comprehensive staging of work by prolific artist Haroon Mirza in the UK so far, Emma Sumner finds an exhibition that suggests more needs to be done – and greater space made – when...