Jonathan Barnbrook, Biennale of Sydney (detail)

The Big Interview: Jonathan Barnbrook

Designer, Typographer, Provocateur? Alex Croll nervously meets the real Jonathan Barnbrook… Entrusted with the task of interviewing Jonathan Barnbrook at this year’s Designival, I was understandably a little bit nervous. Barnbrook is somewhat of a...

Mistaken For Strangers (2013)

The Big Interview: Tom Berninger, Mistaken For Strangers

How would you feel if your brother was a rock star? Ahead of its debut on Film4, Mistaken For Strangers director Tom Berninger tells us about his awkwardly honest tale of sibling rivalry…...

Liverpool Biennial: Claude Parent at Tate Liverpool

Biennial 2014: The Space In Between

Notice anything different? C James Fagan realises that Liverpool Biennial is changing the space around us, and therefore, he argues, the expectation of the visitor… There’s a lot of space in FACT. The artist Sharon...

Private View: Axolotl 6-9pm @ Model, Liverpool -- FREE

Culture Diary w/c 28-07-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK! Tuesday — Camille Claudel 1915 (2013) 6pm @ FACT, Liverpool — £9.50/7.50 It’s Winter, 1915,...

Little Girl Giant courtesy Chris Pennington

Liverpool, Land Of The Giants

Is the Giant Spectacular great art? And how does it compare to other public art in the city? Mark Evans on the power of the unifying moment… Today Liverpool officially welcomes back the Giants.  French...

The Physical Possibility of Inspiring Imagination in the Mind of Somebody Living, Walter Hugo & Zoniel, 2014, Toxteth, Liverpool

Something Extraordinary: Jellyfish Toxteth

What’s happening on your street? Volunteer James Worley shares his experience of invigilating one of Liverpool Biennial’s most mysterious and popular fringe events… Something out of the ordinary is happening every evening in...

Designival 2014

How To Define Success? Designival 2014 — Reviewed

What do top designers include in their recipe for success? Architect Matthew Ashton goes to this year’s Designival to find out… How to define success… Integrity? Turnover? Satisfaction with your surroundings, process, or clients? This question...

The Lemon Collective

Why We Need Grassroots Art: My Experience With The Lemon Collective

Chris Carr defends and promotes the grassroots arts movement in Liverpool, under the threat of increasing urban redevelopment and commerce… Liverpool is a city that has, for a long time, been in the...

Ribbons, Ed Atkins, Serpentine Sackler Gallery / Exhibition 2014

“This is highly finished, ambitious work”: Ed Atkins At The Serpentine

After hearing strong and polarized reviews from friends, Linda Pittwood visits the Serpentine’s new digital installation and finds something genuinely original… Sometimes I suspect that the art that I like isn’t necessarily the art...