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Why you should vote for FACT in the UK Blog Awards!

28/11/14

We take you behind the scenes of the FACT Blog, which with your help could become an award-winning one!  The UK Blog Awards are the only awards that recognise a multitude of individuals and organisa…
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Looking at 2001: A Space Odyssey As It Makes A Return Mission To Cinemas During The BFI Sci-Fi Season

27/11/14

Sarah Jayne Alexander delves into Kubrick's Sci-Fi classic, 2001: A Space Odyssey, which returns to the big screen from 28 November. In 1968, a sci-fi extravaganza hit cinemas worldwide, opening up …
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Type in Motion/Motion in Type: the font that keeps people moving

26/11/14

Jamie McKittrick introduces Transport, the typeface which helps keep us all in motion  In 1957 the Ministry of Transport appointed an Advisory Committee on Traffic Signs for Motorways, tasked with d…
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VIP group launches Liverpool memorial project

25/11/14

Jay Bell, a member of FACT's Veterans In Practice programme, introduces a new memorial project the group are working on to mark the centenary of the first world war. So the as yet untitled memorial …
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Getting Creative with Networked Narrative

25/11/14

As the end of the year approaches, excitement is building at FACT for the start of a new digital art project, which grows ever closer. Last weekend, participants visited design agency Smiling Wolf for…
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Type in Motion: Tremendous title sequences

21/11/14

Inspired by the exhibition Type Motion, Tuomas Anttila selects his two favourite movie title sequences. For the vast majority of the public, there exists only a certain iteration of Batman, which is…
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What is the future of the library?

20/11/14

Hannah Lea discusses what the library means in today’s society and how the Networked Narrative project will blur real life with adventure, creativity and the online gaming world.  Many people now ov…
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Calling all Designers! Join us for an evening of Typography themed Pecha Kucha presentations

19/11/14

To celebrate our Type Motion exhibition, we’re bringing together some of the North West’s best designers and creatives to discuss their favourite work and inspirations.  A selection of incredible de…
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Biophilia Live: A unique performance from an incredible artist tonight!

17/11/14

Tonight, Picturehouse at FACT bring you Bjork’s live performance from London’s iconic Alexandra Palace.  For this live show, filmed as part of last year’s world tour, Bjork worked with Peter Strickl…
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Type in Motion with the Tweeting Typewriter

17/11/14

Sapphire Elisha introduces our Tweeting Typewriter, which is now on show in the Development Lab, as part of Type Motion. I love this tactile little relic. But who would have thought that a 1950s…
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