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Launch 12

Early Music Videos and the Visual Music Scene

26/03/13

FACT's exhibition The Art of Pop Video charts the history of the music video back to its beginnings. Dr Holly Rogers, Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of Liverpool explores some of the key e…
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“Don’t teach your grandmother to suck eggs” and other famous first words

25/03/13

Sam Meech from artist collective Re-Dock has been working with residents of Your Housing Group accommodation across Merseyside on the Can you hear me? I can see you! project. Through activities and pr…
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Launch 9

What's the most iconic music video ever?

21/03/13

With The Art of Pop Video in full swing, we want to know your favourite videos in a range of categories. Audience Selection launches with a search for the most iconic video ever. The exhibition curato…
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Launch 3

RIP IT UP is here

21/03/13

Freehand, FACT's Young Peoples Programme, have created a new exhibition celebrating and exploring pop culture and the influence of music Who would have thought that The Beatle’s iconic Sgt Pepper’s Lo…
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Video: Tarantino inspired art heist at FACT

20/03/13

On 11 March, FACT joined forces with Purple Revolver to create a Quentin Tarantino inspired art heist flash mob to celebrate the season of the Pulp Fiction mastermind's films at the Picturehouse cinem…
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Our next film for Channel 4 is screened tonight

18/03/13

The latest in the series of 25 short films co-commissioned by FACT for Channel 4's Random Acts series is by Haroon Mirza and is broadcast at 00.05am British artist Haroon Mirza creates installation …
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The Found Footage Festival returns to Liverpool

18/03/13

The Found Footage Festival makes its triumphant return to the UK with a brand new show. The Found Footage Festival is the creation of two high school friends, Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher, who hav…
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New Background

Outfit to perform at The Art of Pop Video opening

13/03/13

The Art of Pop Video opens Thursday 14 March with a special event featuring live music, talks and a chance to see the exhibition first! 'Liverpool's most exciting new band', 'the band that the w…
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What's the future of music video?

12/03/13

When was the last time you watched a music video on MTV? When was the last time you watched MTV? FACT's Duncan Smith considers how the internet is changing the genre. The truth is it has been a lon…
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David Austen - Happiness

FACT commissioned short film on Channel 4 tonight

11/03/13

A naked man and woman. He gives her flowers. They are happy and in love. Time passes. They hate each other. She murders him. She is happy. David Austen's Happiness is the next Random Acts short fo…
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