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Going back to Back to the Future

02/03/12

Vicky Folksman revs her engine for 2015 2015 is fast approaching, and as such I'm looking forward to Future Day, the day we all try to figure out just how close the two Bobs - Zemeckis and Gale - …
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Provoking digitality: source code and efficiency

02/03/12

Provoking Digitality is the first in a six-part series of collected notes from discussions between artist Simon Poulter and FACT Director/CEO (and filmmaker) Professor Mike Stubbs. In this article the…
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Michael

02/03/12

A haunting portrait of a man who is equally a paedophile as he is an extremely dull man. The trailer for Michael  is as chilling as the film itself. Michael is filmed coming in to his empty h…
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FACT needs human avatars!

01/03/12

Do you have what it takes to be our human test subject? For the launch of our next exhibition, Robots and Avatars, artist Martin Baraga Bricelj has set the public of Liverpool a challenge, to get …
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Who ya gonna call? Not Bill Murray

01/03/12

A third 'Ghostbusters' film would just be spooky, says Vicky Folksman Come on, best one-liner of any 80s movie ever? I know you know it. Say it with me: "Ray, when someone asks you if you are a God…
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We were just having fun, honest!

29/02/12

Richard Lyall asks you to take a moment and get creative When did you last have fun? Do something for the joy of it? I hope it wasn't too long ago. It's often said that adults have forgotten how…
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Digital natives: let them learn

29/02/12

Chelsea Slater on digital learning and whether it's time for the naysayers to embrace it There is a huge debate over the impact of social media engagement and increased digital awareness today. Som…
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Do the Oscars matter?

28/02/12

Robert Larkin questions the significance of the Oscars Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony looked more like the Oscars than any ceremony in recent memory. Academy comfort blanket Billy Crystal was no…
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Why we need culture and it needs us

28/02/12

Linda Pittwood outlines how cuts to arts funding will result in less cultural engagement In addition to the reduction in government funding, the arts sector can also expect less corporate sponsorsh…
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Introducing body-data-space

28/02/12

Meet our partners for our coming exhibition, Robots and Avatars The moon geese have left the building ready for the troops of robots and avatars to take centre stage for our upcoming exhibition ap…
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