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I Built My Own... Gallery

26/07/15

Next up in our series of interviews with creatives, we speak to Dave Evans; former Director at The Royal Standard studios and gallery, who has recently opened up his own exhibition space White Wizard.…
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Submit Your Film to Channels Festival!

24/07/15

FACT and Channels Artist Bursary is an exciting collaboration that showcases moving image art from young and emerging artists around the world. Artistic Director Nikki Lam tells you why you should app…
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Re-Wiring Ourselves: Learning to Play with the D-box

23/07/15

As part of the mixed reality series at the FACT, Jessie Liu sits in on a workshop looking at an intriguing musical instrument called the D-box.  Imagine the following scenario: you are presented with …
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A Look Back at Selected 5

22/07/15

Selected 5 is the latest instalment in an annual series of screenings of new moving image works, curated by artists shortlisted for the 2014 Jarman Award. Jake Thorne takes a look back at this year's …
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"Every child should have the opportunity to enjoy going to the cinema"

21/07/15

As the Summer holidays get underway, our Young Blogger Oscar, 14, explains why he loves the whole experience of visiting a cinema, and why every child should go (not just watch Netflix!) Going to the …
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The Makers Workshop: A Reflective Review

20/07/15

During the Maker’s Workshop, last Friday at FACT, digital artists from Nottingham University’s Mixed Reality Lab and the Performing Data Project shared their knowledge about using data and technology …
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The Performing Data Project: Interview with Andrew McPherson

20/07/15

After a fascinating workshop hacking into the D-box, Jessie Liu speaks to one of the creators, Dr. Andrew McPherson, about how the project came about and whether he’s been surprised by some of his fin…
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Brendan Walker, the world's only thrill engineer talks about his project at FACT

20/07/15

A BBC presenter and the world’s only thrill engineer, we interview Brendan Walker about his installation piece as part of The Performing Data Project in FACTLab, why he is interested in thrill, and ho…
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I Built My Own... Live Music Night

20/07/15

Mellowtone celebrated its ten year anniversary a few months ago, and to celebrate we spoke to founder Dave McTague, who has built this live music night into a local music label. Build Your Own is all …
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Children make cardboard cities at FACTLab

20/07/15

Young People and Learning Coordinator Laura Haddick explains some of the educational work we've been doing with children as part of Build Your Own; Tools for Sharing. Over the past few weeks, we've pl…
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