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Assemble Announced as Turner Prize 2015 Winners

07/12/15

After being announced as Turner Prize 2015 nominees in May, the wait is now finally over - on 7 December, architecture collective Assemble was declared winner of the Turner Prize 2015!  The announceme…
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Take a picture of the night sky, attend a mixing masterclass or have an artistic one-to-one!

07/12/15

If you’re stuck on what to buy for your loved ones this year, why not donate to our Kickstarter campaign for an extra special present? Our three Constellations packages have been designed to ensure th…
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Sunset Song: Reviewed "the best film I've seen all year"

07/12/15

Sunset Song previewed at FACT last week accompanied by a special Q&A with director Terence Davies, who was here in person to celebrate the release of his new film, reviewed here. Terence Davies' f…
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Testing Tagging Communities with the communities

03/12/15

A short overview of our recent walking trail trials for the testing phase of our Tagging Communities app!   November was a jam packed month of walking trails and heritage tours as we tested out the ne…
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Is the Universe a Hologram?

02/12/15

In my giddy excitement for our future Ryoichi Kurokawa exhibition being crowd funded on Kickstarter right now, I’ve gained a heightened curiosity into the universe we live in and the infinite number o…
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Kickstart Kurokawa: Interview with Sedition's Ashley Wong

01/12/15

Sedition have made the complete syn_mod collection of Ryoichi’s works available for our Kickstarter campaign, as part of the Supergiant, Supernova and Ursa Major packages. We spoke to Ashley Wong, Hea…
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Win a Prize a Day Leading up to Star Wars!

30/11/15

Picturehouse at FACT are giving away a Star Wars prize every day for the next 17 days leading up to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens!  You’ve probably heard that we will be showing a little…
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Have We Become Posthuman?

30/11/15

Are wearable technologies and being 'networked' increasingly becoming part of what it means to be human? And why are we so worried about Artificial Intelligence controlling us? asks Ilona Walker. To w…
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"We've come a long way", Joan Burnett reviews Carol

27/11/15

It’s been a grand season for films about women – Sarah Gavron’s Suffragette and Jocelyn Moorhouse’ The Dressmaker to name but two, and Terence Davies’ Sunset Song and Todd Haynes’ Carol about to open.…
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The Barometer of My Heart

Veteran's Jay on Mark Storor's: The Barometer of My Heart

25/11/15

Where to start? Veterans in Practice member Jay asks of Mark Storor's project The Barometer of my Heart, a performance that looks at the very subject of masculinity. Image: The Barometer of my Heart, …
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