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AND at Grizedale Forest

18/08/15

If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise... As you'll stumble across a camp of artists, tech enthusiasts and film buffs camping out for this year's Abandon Normal Devices festi…
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How To... Use a 3D Printer

18/08/15

If you could learn to use a 3D printer, what would you create? From prosthetic hands to Easter eggs, we've seen it all at FACT - but how does the process actually work?   If you've been to see our …
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The Feminist Dream? Amy Schumer in Trainwreck

14/08/15

Zoe Yvonne Delaney finds Amy Schumer's performance in Trainwreck to be "heartwarmingly hilarious" and promising for a future of gender equality in the entertainment industry. “Amy Schumer’s comedy is …
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How To... Use a Soldering Iron

12/08/15

Have you visited FACTLab yet? Our artists in residence are hard at work teaching eager hacktivists about some key digital tools. Here's something that wasn't on the programme...   How do you use a …
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Hello, how are you feeling?

12/08/15

Hello, how are you feeling? Our Young People & Learning Coordinator takes a look back at a successful year for our mental health awareness app, developed especially for young people. In Hand is an…
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“World's only Thrill Engineer” Brendan Walker to Deliver the Roy Stringer Memorial Lecture

10/08/15

We are delighted to announce artist and broadcaster Brendan Walker will be delivering the Roy Stringer Memorial Lecture 2015 here at FACT on 6 November. Walker has been named "the world's only Thrill …
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I Built My Own... Cloud Projector

10/08/15

With clients and projects ranging from Jimmy Choo to Amorphous Orchestra, we were excited to speak to Dave Lynch, whose latest work Project Nimbus is the first of its kind; projecting onto clouds! Pro…
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From Westeros to Hull: The Text Adventure Continues

10/08/15

Zoe Yvonne Delaney charts the text adventure unfolding from the fantasty genre into the real world, as the Networked Narrative project gains momentum in Burnley, Hull and Wigan. When you think of Game…
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I Built My Own... Bag

07/08/15

For this interview, we're going old school in more ways than one; leatherworking is one of the oldest crafts around, and the iconic satchel design has been a favourite of school children for decades. …
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Preview: Man With a Movie Camera

07/08/15

Ahead of this Sunday's vintage screening of Dziga Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera, Jake Thorne takes a look at this "landmark bit of film history".  Director Dziga Vertov had a clear ambition for Man…
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