Favela! at The Royal Standard (2012)

Favela! at The Royal Standard – Reviewed


Flis Mitchell reflects on one Light Night event taking place on the outskirts of the city centre… Historically Liverpool was a dynamic city; innovative and optimistic in the extreme. Everything that is interesting...

Polly Morgan in the Audubon Room, Victoria Gallery, 2012

Living in a different time: Polly Morgan


Ahead of her live taxidermy demonstration tonight at the Victoria Gallery, artist Polly Morgan talks to curator Laura Robertson… How does it feel to be working in the VGM, sharing gallery space with...

Jeremy Bailey

Studio Series: Jeremy Bailey


‘Famous new media artist’ Jeremy Bailey, in-between Liverpool and Toronto on a residency at FACT, invites us in to see where he works… Please describe your space. Probably just because I’m not always here,...

Impropriety at St Georges Hall

Light Night: Top Ten things to do this Friday


This Friday over 50 galleries, museums and venues open until late for the annual evening spectacle that is Light Night. We’ve chosen our top ten… Favela! @ The Royal Standard Gallery & Studios,...

Emma Gregory printing

Printing Sound: Local Music and Bluecoat’s Screen Print Studios


Lesley Taker offers an insider’s guide to the new (best friend of) Rock and Roll… Over the last couple of years, screen-printing has become the skill in the DIY music scene elevating screenprinted...

Launch Party 12/05/2012

The Double Negative Launch Party Preview!


On the eve of The Double Negative launch party, we thought it best we gave you a heads up on what to expect… Everyone likes new stuff, right? For our money, you can’t...

Kristin Atherton as Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley – Reviewed


An award winning theatre company provide an engrossing insight into the making of a monster… Dept, illegitimacy, suicide and moral panic; in Mary Shelley, theatre company Shared Experience have brought us kitchen sink...

Laurence Payot Wins Sky Arts Ignition Futures Fund

Liverpool artist wins Sky Arts Futures Fund


Performance artist Laurence Payot, based at The Royal Standard Studios in Liverpool, has just won funding to launch an ambitious live-tv artwork called Backstaged. We caught up with Laurence to learn more about...

My favourite possession - Juan Cruz, the Bluecoat studios

Studio Series: Juan Cruz


Juan Cruz, Director of Liverpool School of Art and Design (LSAD), invites us in for a look around his studio space… Please describe your space. It’s in the Bluecoat, which is a gallery and also an...