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Heart of Glass walkabout in St. Helens

13/07/15

FACT is delivering a project in St. Helens in collaboration with Heart of Glass, Helena Housing, and artist David Boultbee. We're working with a group of young people to create a new piece of digital …
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Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?

13/07/15

Face it, we've all idolised this icon of high school cinema at one point in our lives,so here, we take a look at how to pull off a modern-day version of the classic 80s truancy game. I wish that I was…
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Exploring DesktopProsthetics

10/07/15

This week,┬áCiaran Donnelly has been on work experience at FACT HQ - here's what he thought about the DesktopProsthetics project, currently on display as part of Build Your Own: Tools for Sharing. DoES…
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Dennis del Favero

What is a Libidinal Circuit?

09/07/15

The Libidinal Circuits conference and exhibition is currently taking place at FACT, so we asked Dr. Elke Grenzer from the Department of Sociology at York University for her definition of the topic, a …
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Slow West: Reviewed

08/07/15

John Maclean punches a fresh, debuting hole in the big screen with Slow West, an allegorical exploration of love and death. Writer Anthony Price tells us why he loved it. The film follows a young Scot…
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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Gadgets?

08/07/15

Whether you've been to see Build Your Own, or tried out a new skill in FACTLab, it's time to put your grasp of tools to the test! See how you do, and maybe you'll be inspired to come along and brush u…
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Amy: The Girl Behind The Name?

07/07/15

Amy Winehouse's voice is so rich that you can't really believe she's gone. Like that of Nina Simone, it sounds so pertinent, urgent, that it seems impossible that she's not around anymore. Appropriate…
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I Built My Own... Campus

06/07/15

At Wirral Met College something incredible is happening; in a visionary scheme to offer construction work experience to 300 students, we talk to┬áPrincipal Sue Higginson about how the students built th…
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FACT Services: Draw & Code Projection

06/07/15

Take two 20,000 lumen projectors, a Macbook Pro Retina, some smart software and put it all in a Luton Van. What have you got? We talk to FACT Services about their recent project with Draw and Code. In…
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How To... Use Arduino

06/07/15

Step one was old-school; now we're entering the 21st century in our How To series with Arduino, a small yet suprisingly powerful computer. What did you think of our last video? We hope that you learnt…
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