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The Eternal Sunshine of Erasing Memories?

02/10/15

The ability to erase human memory is a topic that director Michel Gondry explores in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, but what if this was really possible? How would it affect us as a society an…
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FACT director Mike Stubbs Prepares for his Sky Dive!

01/10/15

Ahead of his skydive on 23 October to raise money for FACT's life-enriching community projects, we interviewed director Mike Stubbs to find out how he's feeling about that big jump... gulp! So Mike, h…
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Get Creative with Minecraft!

01/10/15

Inspired by our current exhibition Lesions in the Landscape, we've got a programme of Minecraft workshops for all ages; here's how you can get involved. Our current exhibition, Lesions in the Landscap…
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Seeing Everest, I Don't Fancy Ever Climbing It!

01/10/15

If you're planning to climb a mountain in the near future, this may not be the film for you, but if you love an action-adventure-disaster movie, Everest is right up your street, says Young Blogger Osc…
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Bodies of Data: Quantify This!

29/09/15

Performing Data is a funny concept. It conjures strange images, of a dance choreographed by a pie chart perhaps, or the 1’s and 0’s of binary code in their own performance at the Edinburgh Festival, o…
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FACT staff warm up for fundraising challenge

25/09/15

This Sunday, FACT staff and volunteers will be tackling the Llanberis Pass, a nine mile trek to the Snowdonia summit to raise funds for our community engagement projects. The journey should take six h…
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Creating an Apocalyptic Adventure with Networked Narrative

24/09/15

The year is 2065 and you're holed up in Wigan Central Library, devising a plan for the survival of the human race.... Jake Thorne reports back from the front line. The windows, which have seen better …
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Preview: A Syrian Love Story

23/09/15

Syria 2015: refugees, shredded lives, dehumanisation, ripped souls, faces stretched with agony, the fear and desperation of children, adults, the elders. We are beamed images of disintegrated building…
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Seeing Double: Legend

22/09/15

Oscar-winning writer/director Brian Helgeland returns this month with a spectacle that offers a humorous, savage and exquisite dual performance at its core.  Call this clichéd, or flabby - but Tom Har…
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FACTLab: A Vital Experience for Artist Kate Genevieve

21/09/15

"FACTLab gave us a lively, experimental place to create and test our installation for Libidinal Circuits" says artist Kate Genevieve, part of the C H R Θ M A collective. What did you love most about w…
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