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Slow art

19/03/12

Orla Foster takes time to consider art in the slow lane Sometimes it feels as though true, unadulterated boredom is a thing of the past. The suburban maths homework and Sunday dinner kind of bored…
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Today and Tomorrow: Public Avatar

14/03/12

Become a robot for a few hours in this interactive social experiment with Robots and Avatars artist, Martin Bricelj Baraga. We put a call out a few weeks ago for "human avatars" for the UK premier…
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Help us to make FACT even better

14/03/12

Tell us your thoughts about FACT with our online survey As we approach the 10th anniversary of the FACT building, we are keen to better understand what makes our audiences tick so that we can impr…
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Robots and Avatars launches tonight!

14/03/12

The FACT building is transformed into a world of virtual portals, talking robots and giant floating orbs for our next exhibition. Join us this evening for the launch event of FACT's new exhibition…
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Introducing Karina Smigla-Bobinski

14/03/12

With Karina's large scale interactive installation taking ownership of a specially made gallery space in FACT, we found out more about the artist and her work. Karina is a Polish artist who lives a…
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Kony 2012: 30 minutes that shook the world

14/03/12

Jim Bentley looks at the phenomenal success of the Kony 2012 video Unless you've been under a rock over the last week or so, you can't have missed mention of the Kony 2012 viral video - a 29 minut…
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Hollywood: safe-bet cinema for austere times

13/03/12

In the second of a two-part series, Jim Bentley defends Hollywood’s recent recursions as sensible spending Things are very tight at the moment, more so than ever in the entertainment industry. In t…
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Hollywood: where's the tinsel gone?

13/03/12

In the first of a two-article series, Carl Hellier argues that Hollywood has gone stale. Tomorrow, Jim Bentley argues for the defence I nearly crashed the car the other day and ironically it happen…
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Automate your personality

13/03/12

Our online personalities are already highly curated and increasingly automated, so why not go the whole hog, asks Orla Foster? It's an inescapable truth that your online presence is shaped by how y…
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Cineschool Festival

12/03/12

A selection of free screenings at FACT this week and next for schools. Cineschool is a brand new film festival for schools from Film Education and we are pleased to be taking part this year. Film…
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