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Looking at 2001: A Space Odyssey As It Makes A Return Mission To Cinemas During The BFI Sci-Fi Season

Sarah Jayne Alexander delves into Kubrick's Sci-Fi classic, 2001: A Space Odyssey, which returns to the big screen from 28 November. In 1968, a sci-fi extravaganza hit cinemas worldwide, opening up … Read on >

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Type in Motion/Motion in Type: the font that keeps people moving

Jamie McKittrick introduces Transport, the typeface which helps keep us all in motion  In 1957 the Ministry of Transport appointed an Advisory Committee on Traffic Signs for Motorways, tasked with d… Read on >

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VIP group launches Liverpool memorial project

Jay Bell, a member of FACT's Veterans In Practice programme, introduces a new memorial project the group are working on to mark the centenary of the first world war. So the as yet untitled memorial … Read on >

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Getting Creative with Networked Narrative

As the end of the year approaches, excitement is building at FACT for the start of a new digital art project, which grows ever closer. Last weekend, participants visited design agency Smiling Wolf for… Read on >

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Type in Motion: Tremendous title sequences

Inspired by the exhibition Type Motion, Tuomas Anttila selects his two favourite movie title sequences. For the vast majority of the public, there exists only a certain iteration of Batman, which is… Read on >

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What is the future of the library?

Hannah Lea discusses what the library means in today’s society and how the Networked Narrative project will blur real life with adventure, creativity and the online gaming world.  Many people now ov… Read on >

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Calling all Designers! Join us for an evening of Typography themed Pecha Kucha presentations

To celebrate our Type Motion exhibition, we’re bringing together some of the North West’s best designers and creatives to discuss their favourite work and inspirations.  A selection of incredible de… Read on >

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Biophilia Live: A unique performance from an incredible artist tonight!

Tonight, Picturehouse at FACT bring you Bjork’s live performance from London’s iconic Alexandra Palace.  For this live show, filmed as part of last year’s world tour, Bjork worked with Peter Strickl… Read on >

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Type in Motion with the Tweeting Typewriter

Sapphire Elisha introduces our Tweeting Typewriter, which is now on show in the Development Lab, as part of Type Motion. I love this tactile little relic. But who would have thought that a 1950s… Read on >

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