Sean Wars' favourite art project

Artist of the Month: Sean Wars


Our new Artist of the Month wouldn’t even describe himself as an artist, but don’t let that fool you. WARNING: This feature contains cussing… If you can be sure about a few things...

No Vacancy, Young Pines

No Vacancy – Reviewed


There may be no room at the inn, but on this evidence, we’ll always find space for a Young Pine or two… In exhibition No Vacancy, the second project from arts and literature...

Fran Disley, The Royal Standard Studios

Studio Series: Fran Disley


In a new series, we are granted an exclusive and rare insight into the work spaces of some of the region’s most celebrated and emerging talents. We start with artist and printmaker Fran Disley...

Public Avatar

Do Avatars Dream of Electric Sheep?


C James Fagan takes a turn as the Public Avatar, and lets us in on an odd, but liberating, experience…  People are often sending me emails about this or that; often they invite...

Jim Loftus, by Keith W Roberts

Picture Perfect


Meet Keith W Roberts, a photographer honouring the past, whilst remaining firmly rooted in the now… In 1923, alongside Kenneth Burrell, one E Chambre Hardman, returning from active service at the Khyber Pass,...

A film event at arts space The Royal Standard

Sound Affects: the implications of policy on culture


With the dust barely settling, Gareth Woollam looks at the implications of policy on culture…   Listening to the Noise Debate at Static Gallery I realised the wall behind the invited panel hadn’t...

Karen Newman, Curator, Open Eye Gallery

The Big Interview: Karen Newman


Sarah Creed caught up with Karen Newman, curator at the newly relocated Open Eye Gallery, to talk about the highly anticipated next exhibition, Infra… The Double Negative: You have been the curator of...

No Vacancy, Room #2, Will Daw

No Vacancy at Wolstenholme Creative Space


A second exhibition from Young Pines, imagining a natural disaster in Liverpool, proves the Mercy interns are no flash-in-the-pan… Tomorrow sees the second artistic project come to fruition from the arts and literature...

Robots and Avatars

Robots and Avatars – Previewed


A new exhibition opens at FACT on Friday promising to provide a glimpse into our near futures. Just don’t be disappointed if there are no kitchen droids on display.   If the previous...