tenantspin, FACT, Courtesy of Alan Dunn

FACT At 20: Before Assemble, tenantspin Reframed Liverpool’s Housing Crisis

As FACT celebrates its 20th birthday, Laura Marie Brown looks back at one of the arts organisation’s definitive projects: when artists from around the world trained residents in Liverpool’s high rise flats to...

Alicja Mrozowska: IOU Artist-in-Residence between October 2022 to May 2023.

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This): Introducing IOU Hebden Bridge Hostel

It’s been eighteen months since Yorkshire’s creative arts organisation IOU took over a backpackers’ hostel in the Upper Calder Valley. What happened next, for holidaymakers and artists alike? Laura Robertson stayed overnight to...

Mike Pinnington, Laura Robertson, 2023. Credit Ninni West, location, Finnish Art Agency

The Big Interview: Ninni West

Vogue, Barbie, and Visual-Kei: after Finnish fashion photographer Ninni West captures our best sides at a shoot in Helsinki, she shares a few secrets about her light-hearted approach, pop-culture obsessions, and how to thrive...