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Ant Hamlyn: My Artist Residency Blog, Part 2

01/07/15

Artist Ant Hamlyn is currently in residence in FACTLab. For the next stage of developing his project, he sat down with fellow artist Radamés Ajna to discuss his idea and is now experimenting with comp…
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Improved facilities at FACT for visually impaired, hard of hearing and deaf audiences

01/07/15

Picturehouse at FACT now has new audio description and hard of hearing headphone technology available to give more people the opportunity to see the brilliant range of films we show, from art house ci…
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I Built My Own... Online Magazine!

30/06/15

Ever picked up a copy of the Culture Diary? Or perused the reviews of The Double Negative's vast archive? We caught up with co-founder Laura Robertson to talk TDN; from inception and design to realisa…
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Billy & The Cloneasaurus: Jurassic World

26/06/15

The year was 1993. Bill Hicks & Jeff Buckley were still among us, Trainspotting and Horrible Histories made their first appearances on bookshelves and a more efficient form of Teletext was introdu…
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Networked Narrative: Georgia Brown on literature and libraries

26/06/15

Georgia Brown, part of our Burnley team (the first to hold a balloon mapping workshop!) has agreed to talk to us about her own personal take on inspiration, libraries and what she hopes people take fr…
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Tagging Communities: Veterans' first Anfield Recce

25/06/15

With the military veterans strand of our Tagging Communities project well underway we have been focusing June's sessions on finding out as much as we can about Anfield to form our final sites of inter…
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Urban Farming gets under STEAM

25/06/15

Coding, solar power and...fish? School pupils recently got stuck in to an aquaponics workshop in FACTLab with Dan from Farm Urban.  Hello, I'm Dan. I'm no farmer by any stretch of the imagination but …
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