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Brendan Walker

“World's only Thrill Engineer” Brendan Walker to Deliver the Roy Stringer Memorial Lecture

10/08/15

We are delighted to announce artist and broadcaster Brendan Walker will be delivering the Roy Stringer Memorial Lecture 2015 here at FACT on 6 November. Walker has been named "the world's only Thrill …
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I Built My Own... Cloud Projector

10/08/15

With clients and projects ranging from Jimmy Choo to Amorphous Orchestra, we were excited to speak to Dave Lynch, whose latest work Project Nimbus is the first of its kind; projecting onto clouds! Pro…
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From Westeros to Hull: The Text Adventure Continues

10/08/15

Zoe Yvonne Delaney charts the text adventure unfolding from the fantasty genre into the real world, as the Networked Narrative project gains momentum in Burnley, Hull and Wigan. When you think of Game…
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I Built My Own... Bag

07/08/15

For this interview, we're going old school in more ways than one; leatherworking is one of the oldest crafts around, and the iconic satchel design has been a favourite of school children for decades. …
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Preview: Man With a Movie Camera

07/08/15

Ahead of this Sunday's vintage screening of Dziga Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera, Jake Thorne takes a look at this "landmark bit of film history".  Director Dziga Vertov had a clear ambition for Man…
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Binaural audio of our Lads in North Liverpool

06/08/15

As part of FACT's Tagging Communities project, where we're developing a heritage app about Liverpool, our Veterans have started to collaborate with audio workshop artists Paul McCann and Ross Dalziel.…
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An Education: What Young People Can Learn from Cinema

06/08/15

Cinema enthusiast Bethany Harris talks us through why movies are important for young people, and what we can learn from our favourite films. Young adults tend to get a pretty bad reputation when it co…
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How To... Use An Oscilloscope

05/08/15

With just under a month left of the current edition of FACTLab in Gallery 2, our technologists in residence show you how to use another tool; this time, the oscilloscope.   What is an oscilloscope?…
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I Built My Own... Positive-Thinking Gadgets

04/08/15

Ted Wiles recently completed his Master's degree at the Royal College of Art and is on a mission to cheer people up. He's built his own series of interactive household objects that are designed to sti…
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No Small Feat: CGI in Ant-Man

03/08/15

Blogger Bethany White takes a magnifying glass to this year's super summer blockbuster, exploring the incredibly visual effects that make the movie such an exciting watch. Ant-Man’s computer generated…
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