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What is it like to be a robot?

13/04/16

Self proclaimed "mad artist" Alex Pearl thinks about what it would feel like to take on the role of a robot - as so many actors, creatives and thinkers have done in the past. Narrator: Is there a spec…
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Poetry Online: A Commentary

13/04/16

How are automated poetry apps, and the advent of platforms like Twitter changing the way we write and consume poetry? Dominic Martin explores what critics have to say. FACT have recently hosted two sy…
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Artist Mark Titchner to produce new public artworks with young people

11/04/16

Networked Narrative is pleased to announce Mark Titchner as the next artist to create artworks with young people from across Burnley, Wigan and Hull, which will be exhibited in the three locations. A …
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Giving Young People the Choice: Picking an Artist for Networked Narrative

11/04/16

David Jenkins is a young writer from Skelmersdale, who has spent the last twelve months working with artist colelctive Re-Dock to create the game Northern Powerhouse: Last Towns Standing, for which he…
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Film Review: Disorder

07/04/16

Mysterious and intriguing from the onset, French Director Alice Winocour gives us Disorder, the tale of a veteran soldier who takes a job as a security guard for a wealthy family. Carly Paton takes a …
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‘Here Lie The Bones of L.B. Jefferies’

07/04/16

Following a season of Hitchcock movies to celebrate the release of new documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut, we take a closer look at the classic, Rear Window. A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his n…
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The death and return of the versus movie

04/04/16

Whether it’s Batman v Superman, the upcoming Captain America sequel Civil War or this year’s US election coverage – we love to watch fighting within the ranks finds Luke Penny. An on-screen fight betw…
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Preview: Victoria

02/04/16

Run Victoria, run! We take a look at Sebastion Schipper's latest movie, a heist thriller shot in one take. From a face most recognised in Run Lola Run, Sebastion Schipper brings us Victoria, which has…
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Kids! Help E.T Find Home in Star Lab

01/04/16

Bring the family to FACT this weekend for a special screening of Spielberg's ET, and take part in a trail around the building to help him find home! Josiah Worth explains how you can get involved.
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Exploring Simon Mckeown's Trace Elements

01/04/16

Here at FACT, when curating an exhibition there’s two major things to consider; the use of cutting edge creative technology, and community. When something ticks both boxes, it’s ideal. Trace Elements …
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