News & Articles

Blog Post
Disadvantages of Time Travel 2

The Makers Workshop: A Reflective Review

20/07/15

During the Maker’s Workshop, last Friday at FACT, digital artists from Nottingham University’s Mixed Reality Lab and the Performing Data Project shared their knowledge about using data and technology …
Read on >

Blog Post
D-Box

The Performing Data Project: Interview with Andrew McPherson

20/07/15

After a fascinating workshop hacking into the D-box, Jessie Liu speaks to one of the creators, Dr. Andrew McPherson, about how the project came about and whether he’s been surprised by some of his fin…
Read on >

Blog Post
Storm in a Teacup 3

Brendan Walker, the world's only thrill engineer talks about his project at FACT

20/07/15

A BBC presenter and the world’s only thrill engineer, we interview Brendan Walker about his installation piece as part of The Performing Data Project in FACTLab, why he is interested in thrill, and ho…
Read on >

Blog Post
Mellowtone 1

I Built My Own... Live Music Night

20/07/15

Mellowtone celebrated its ten year anniversary a few months ago, and to celebrate we spoke to founder Dave McTague, who has built this live music night into a local music label. Build Your Own is all …
Read on >

Blog Post
Recycled City 3

Children make cardboard cities at FACTLab

20/07/15

Young People and Learning Coordinator Laura Haddick explains some of the educational work we've been doing with children as part of Build Your Own; Tools for Sharing. Over the past few weeks, we've pl…
Read on >

News
Incredible Moving Picturehouse

The Incredible Moving Picturehouse at Liverpool Pride

17/07/15

Picturehouse are excited to reveal that for Liverpool Pride this year, their 100-seater mobile cinema is en route to St George's plateau for its maiden voyage! The enormous pop-up cinema, housed insid…
Read on >

News
BFI 2015

BFI Film Academy is Back!

17/07/15

Are you aged 16-19? Interested in a career in film? Then this could be just the opportunity you've been waiting for! Every year, the BFI Film Academy at FACT gives talented and passionate 16-19 year o…
Read on >

Blog Post
IDMC 1

I Built My Own... Map

16/07/15

Where do you like to eat, shop, drink and spend time with friends? We bet many of those places are one-off experiences. We spoke to The Independent Map Company co-founders Lee Fleming and Mike Gannon …
Read on >

Blog Post
Pretty In Pink 1

Pretty in Pink (and other Brat Pack Faves)

15/07/15

This summer at FACT we're screening the very best in 80s high school flicks, from Ferris Bueller's Day Off to The Breakfast Club. Bethany Harris tells us why she loves Pretty in Pink. Tell me if I’m w…
Read on >

Blog Post
Ghana Think Tank 6

Developing the First World since 2006

14/07/15

From 26 July - 10 August, Ghana ThinkTank will be taking up residency in FACTLab, collecting personal and social problems from Liverpool residents to send to think tanks all over the world. We caught …
Read on >