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What is the self?

04/02/16

What is the self? And where does it come from? An interview with artist John Walter on the theme of selfhood, in the context of FACT's current exhibition Follow by Ryan Garry. These were two of the to…
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Is Youth in the Eye of the Beholder?

03/02/16

A follow up to his Oscar-winning masterpiece The Great Beauty / La Grande Bellezza, Sorrentino's second English language feature Youth is a stunning yet superficial mediation on growing old and lookin…
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Spotlight on the Boston Globe

02/02/16

"If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to abuse one" - hard-hitting investigative journalism exposes horrific real-life crime in Tom McCarthy's Spotlight. The splash across the wo…
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FACTLab Present Off-Site Exhibition Ob_ject and Ob_serve

02/02/16

FACTLab and the Object Liberation Front present Ob_ject and Ob_serve, a small exhibition that explores the secret lives of objects and non-human phenomena at A Small View Gallery. Humans nowadays have…
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Northern Powerhouse: Last Towns Standing Live!

30/01/16

What do young people think our world will look like in the future? We're excited to announce the launch of Northern Powerhouse: Last Towns Standing - an online text adventure game made by Re-Dock, wit…
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The Phone Line is Dead, So What Remains?

30/01/16

The phone line is dead. The artists have left. So what is there to see? Documentation of live work plays a huge part in the gallery experience. The 1960s saw a development in performative and live art…
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The Other Wall Street Movie

30/01/16

Have you ever wondered what Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street could have been like if you’d cared about the characters, if their capitalism-driven antics weren’t glamorized and if someone had taken a…
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‘It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble...

29/01/16

... It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so". And so begins The Big Short, Director Adam McKay’s unfurling epic on the financial crisis of 2008.  For the uninitiated - and the still confused – …
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Does My Shame Sound Familiar?

28/01/16

"My name is Jason Bell and I am, amongst other things, a veteran". We share Jason's story, about life after the military and the issues it rauses for many ex-service personnel. Words by Jason Bell. I …
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Trumbo Twitter Novel Competition

28/01/16

Could you write a story in 140 characters? To celebrate the release of Trumbo, starring Bryan Cranston as Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, Picturehouse at FACT and Waterstone's Liverpool One are …
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