You are the only witness to the streetlight’s fight against the night...

3 am: Wonder, Paranoia and the Restless Night

Inspired by the forthcoming exhibition of the same name at the Bluecoat, C James Fagan presses play on a mix probing night’s dark recesses…  It’s 3 AM. Where are you? Lost in an...

Mandatory Work Activity: unpaid work for people who receive welfare

An Artist on Jobseeker’s

In case you didn’t know, getting a foothold in the arts sector is hard. But that’s just for starters, explains C James Fagan… I’ve been struggling with this for days now. By which...

PRODUCT Records 001: The Curfew Tower

PRODUCT Records:
A Different Proposition

This week sees the official launch of PRODUCT, a record label with a difference… The first we heard about PRODUCT was on arrival at our Static Gallery-based office one day a few weeks...

Night of the Demon

Culture Diary w/c 26-08-13

Monday – Othello 7.15pm @ the Kazimier £10/£8/£5 A week-long run of Shakespeare’s compelling tragedy Othello begins tonight at the Kazimier, proving once again this venue isn’t just the home of some of...

Dino Jr. Courtesy Brantley Gutierrez

10 Best: Autumn Gigs

As Autumn approaches, it’s comforting to know it brings with it an impressive batch of gigs. We pick our top 10… We hate to be the ones to break the news, but summer...

Sarah Pickstone's Stevie Smith and the Willow, 2011

John Moores Painting Prize 2014: Call For Entries

Fancy your chances of being in the company of Richard Hamilton, David Hockney and Peter Doig? Read on… When Sarah Pickstone’s Stevie Smith and the Willow (above) was announced as the winner of...

Roger Hiorns' inaugural exhibition at The Calder, The Hepworth's new contemporary art space

Opening Now: 10 Essential Exhibitions

As the summer blockbuster exhibitions come to a close, we hunt down the 10 best UK art shows coming your way… Transmitted Live: Nam June Paik Resounds @ Talbot Rice Gallery 9 August – 19...


Summercamp – Previewed

A festival not subject to the whims of typical Bank Holiday weather, the inaugural Summercamp promises that and more…  Sitting watching the rain stream down the windows last Saturday night, the mind wandered...

Don't Look Now, dir. Nic Roeg.

In Profile: Nic Roeg

The Man Who Fell to Earth illustrates perfectly the rich if incongruent career of director Nic Roeg… In every sense of the word, Nicholas Roeg has had a remarkable career. Before making his...