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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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Tangerine Proves Filmmaking Isn't Just About Big Budgets

24/11/15

2015 has found its answer to Clerks, Slackers, Withnail & I and Quadrophenia; a messy, flawed and surprisingly, almost unconsciously, eloquent comment on who and where we are as a society in Tange…
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Help us Kickstart Kurokawa's Unfold Exhibition at FACT

23/11/15

Be part of a unique and sensory exhibition that showcases the birth of stars with acclaimed Japanese artist Ryoichi Kurokawa. We are crowdfunding for the final 10% of critically acclaimed visual artis…
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A Mostly True Story by Alan Bennett

19/11/15

The Lady in the Van is the story of Miss Shepherd, a former nun who has chosen to live in the borough of Camden, north London, in the back of an old van. She invades playwright Alan Bennett’s driveway…
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A Look at the Legitimacy of Memories

18/11/15

As my first exhibition as a member of the FACT team, Lesions in the Landscape has awoken within me a grotesquely cool fascination with the processes of the brain.  Now firmly in the last week of its r…
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Star Wars Retro Gaming Day and Star Wars Battlefront on the Big Screen!

18/11/15

In collaboration with retailer GAME, Picturehouse at FACT are launching a special day in our bar devoted to Star Wars retro gaming. Then levelling up, a special gaming night with Star Wars: Battlefron…
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Adding the Final Touches to Text Adventure Time

17/11/15

Saturday 7 November saw the second summit for Networked Narrative take place, and with it the conclusion of the Text Adventure Time, an online game that young people from Wigan, Burnley, and Hull have…
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Dementia: More Than Just a Word

17/11/15

Dementia was always just a word. It meant something sure as any other word means something, but until you are faced with it, it remains just a word.  She seemed fine in the first respite. It was an ol…
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Love in a Bold Climate

16/11/15

French cinema has never been shy about talking about sex. Even tame romances like Jean Pierre Jeunet’s Amélie address sex, albeit on a disinterested level but recently it seems to have taken a renewed…
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Danny Boyle turns it up to the Macs

16/11/15

Steve Jobs, the much-anticipated story of the co-founder of Apple arrived at FACT this weekend and, just like at an Apple product launch, there are no (Microsoft) words to describe the level of excite…
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