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2015 Round Up

This Was 2015: the Best Bits!

04/01/16

From Turner-Prize winners to Shia LaBeouf being tattooed in Gallery 1, and app launches to hundreds of film screenings, 2015 has been a busy year at FACT. That goes for the blog too, where last year w…
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Christmas & New Year Opening Times

23/12/15

Planning a visit to FACT over the festive season? Our building is open everyday apart from Christmas Day, here's everything you need to know!  Galleries Christmas Eve: CLOSED Christmas Day: CLOSED …
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Reading and Thinging: An Explanation

23/12/15

The first Reading and Thinging meeting happened last week, part of an open-ended project started by FACTLab residents Radamés Ajna and Thiago Hersan, and PhD researchers Alex Pearl and Sam Skinner fro…
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Even the Universe Does its Recycling

22/12/15

Stars die every day. The more stars that explode, the closer you’d think they’d be to extinction - after all anything that doesn’t ‘reproduce’ will inevitably cease to exist. That could have been the …
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The Story so Far: #TOUCHMYSOUL

22/12/15

LaBeouf, Rönkkö and Turner may have left the building, but there's still plenty to see as part of their project #TOUCHMYSOUL at FACT, with an interactive installation in Gallery 1. The performance #TO…
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Sandi Hughes: Rewind Fast Forward

20/12/15

"These videos and photos show me growing in to who I am today. I have waited this long to feel comfortable in my own skin. I decided one year ago that I was ready to let go of the archive." Article by…
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Preview: Lenny Abrahamson's Room

19/12/15

Adapted from the novel by Emma Donoghue, Room is a startling story told predominantly through the eyes of Jack, a five year old who knows nothing of what lies on the other side of the four walls in wh…
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The Overview Effect

17/12/15

It’s been a big week in space - perfectly coinciding with our campaign to Kickstart an exhibition coming to FACT in 2016 by Ryoichi Kurokawa, all about the birth of stars.
  This week, we wished UK …
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Can a mayonnaise have reflexes?

16/12/15

Follow is a hilarious, scathing and absurd critique that contemporary celebrity culture has well and truly earned. During an introductory talk, FACT director Mike Stubbs made mention of the utopian pr…
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Can Lily Tomlin be my Grandma?

16/12/15

Grandma opens with an end. We witness the middle and conclusion of an argument between a couple, resulting in their break up.  A bad start to a very long day for Elle - a liberal, a feminist a poet an…
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