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Mark Storor explores masculinity in new pop-up exhibition

11/05/16

Artist and theatre director Mark Storor creates an intimate reimagining of masculinity in this new pop-up exhibition The Simplicity of Truth. Storor has worked extensively with FACT’s award winning Ve…
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Art and youth: Is there art in social media?

09/05/16

Social media is important to the youth as it is a space: a curated, permanent record of an existence, its thoughts and interactions, neatly condensed onto a profile. Words by Oscar yi Hou. Being such …
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Artist Pairings Announced for Video Jam at FACT!

09/05/16

We're excited to announce which musicians and composers the filmmakers for Video Jam at FACT will be working with, in Gallery 1 on Friday 20 May. Video Jam is a unique event series which commissions m…
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Eurovision: The Evergreen Contest

04/05/16

My love of all things Eurovision began in 1974 with the incomparable ABBA victory – although I managed to miss their initial performance as I was out playing rounders in our street! The appeal of this…
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Musicians Respond to Kurokawa's unfold

03/05/16

Ahead of Thursday's live music night at Jacaranda Records, we spoke with performing musicians Ronan Boyle, Mark Byrne, Nick Ellis, Luna, Thom Morecroft and Dave O'Grady about what it was like being as…
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Captain America: Civil War Review

03/05/16

In the year of ‘superhero v superhero’ blockbusters, the Russo brothers are back for their second Captain America director's credit; a CGI spectacle which is a visual delight for all of comic book die…
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Breakdown: A Neurological Study

03/05/16

What is Functional Neurological Deficit? In the context of puppetry and the tricks filmmakers use in science fiction, PhD Researcher Alex Pearl investigates how a person can take on these qualities in…
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School Kids Tell Us What They Love About "unfold"

03/05/16

FACT's education programme introduces children to how art, science and technology can be brought together, but don't take our word for it! These children know best. A few weeks ago, a group of childre…
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Dheepan: The Depravation of Asylum

19/04/16

Dheepan is a compassionate, awe inspiring account of the tenacity of human nature which makes you question your own beliefs and perceptions of what it is like to be a refugee of war. Review by Carly P…
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If Aliens exist will they destroy us?

19/04/16

Like Jon Snow, we know nothing. In the grand context of the galactic timeline – a staggering 14 billion years – we’re still embryos in the womb of baryonic matter.  While we’ve championed incredible f…
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