Grayson Perry, Map of Truths and Beliefs

Craft, Reimagined

What does the word ‘craft’ now mean? With Grayson Perry and other contemporary artists reclaiming craft as a key part of their practice, Heather Garner reimagines the term, looking for examples of subversion, and...

DaDaFest 2014

Join Us! DaDaFest & The Double Negative Bloggers’ Reception

Blogger? Freelance writer? DaDaFest and The Double Negative are thrilled to invite you to a very special, alternative press event for the Bluecoat’s new exhibition, Art of the Lived Experiment… The arts press...

Wang Yuyang, Breathing Books (2014), Harmonious Society (Asia Triennial 2014), photo courtesy Joel Chester Fildes

Lost In Translation? Harmonious Society — Reviewed

Linda Pittwood visits Asia Triennial’s major new exhibition of Chinese contemporary art, Harmonious Society, and finds a broad and diverse offering of artworks all attempting to translate the culture of China. But does it...

THEY USED TO CALL IT THE MOON, Baltic Mill. Aaron Guy One Silver Gas Station 2014 Courtesy the artist.

Culture Diary w/c 27-10-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday-Tuesday – Liverpool Irish Festival: New Irish Shorts 1 & 2 6.30pm @ FACT, Liverpool —...

SeaWomen (2012), Mikhail Karikis, courtesy the artist. Listening Haywood Tour 2013-14

Mikhail Karikis And The SeaWomen Of South Korea

One of the stand-out works of new Hayward Touring sound art exhibition, Listening, artist Mikhail Karikis describes in his own words the making of his film SeaWomen: South Korea’s proud and diminishing community of...

MKLK’s performance piece, Man Eater. New Contemporaries 2014

Bloomberg New Contemporaries: “They Do Not Seek Your Criticism, But Seek To Criticise You”

Closing this Sunday, and in a final #BeACritic review of the exhibition, Maisie Ridgway finds a strong and rebellious selection of New Contemporaries reclaiming authority over the viewer… Into the World Museum foyer, up two...

Maria Balshaw. Image courtesy Johnnie Shad-Kydd

“A Kind Of Magic”: Maria Balshaw On The New Whitworth

Ahead of the gallery’s grand reopening in February 2015, The Whitworth director Maria Balshaw speaks to Nichola Jacques about the multi-million pound makeover, secret refurbishment discoveries, and exploding things with Cornelia Parker… The Whitworth Art...

Studio Series: Antony Gormley

Studio Series: Antony Gormley

Fancy having a peep inside Antony Gormley’s studio? Pete Goodbody gets a tour from the artist himself, discovering brutalist sculpture and secret celebrations for the 10th annversary of Another Place… Tucked away on...

Jef Cornelis, 1986, De langste dag

“Contemporary TV Is Mainly Rubbish” — Radical Filmmaker Jef Cornelis

Just who is Jef Cornelis? Ahead of a special screening tomorrow marking the end of his festival exhibition, Liverpool Biennial Fellow Deborah Laing met the radical filmmaker to discuss his ‘propagandist’ interviews, why modern...