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Review: Baby Driver

12/07/17

Young getaway driver Baby relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. After he meets the girl of his dreams, he sees a chance to leave his criminal life behind. But one l…
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Wafaa Bilal: Buy an artwork, save a library

29/06/17

Participate in rebuilding the library at the College of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad by donating what you can.  During the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the College of Fine Arts at the Universit…
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The New Observatory - a new humanity?

29/06/17

FACT's new exhibition The New Observatory, which reimagines how we measure, predict and sense the world today, was launched on Thursday, 22 June 2017. Miljenko Williams, Criminal Justice MA student at…
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The New Observatory - Understanding and Learning in a World of Fear and Ignorance

28/06/17

Co-produced by FACT and the Open Data Institute, the new exhibition The New Observatory transforms our galleries into an observatory for the 21st century. FACT blogger Genevieve Glynn-Reeves shares he…
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Preview: In This Corner Of The World

26/06/17

Japanese cinema has a long history of producing some of the most devastating accounts of life during war-time, with anime Grave of the Fireflies perhaps the most memorable. In This Corner Of The World…
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Win a pair of tickets to the bluedot festival at Jodrell Bank!

22/06/17

To celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, The New Observatory, we’ve teamed up with bluedot to offer one lucky reader the chance of winning a pair of tickets to this year’s festival.
  Taking …
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Reflections on How much of this is fiction.: Art meets surveillance in a fabulous clash of disciplines

21/06/17

At the same time as FACT's recent exhibition How much of this is fiction. was running, a Criminal Justice MA dissertation was taking place: a student from Liverpool John Moores University took the opp…
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Procurement for FACT branding and website

20/06/17

FACT are looking for a branding and/or website agency to tender for two ‘lots’ of work commissioned by our Marketing & Communications team. FACT will be appointing an agency to create a refreshed …
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FESTIVAL31 Filmmakers Screening

15/06/17

FACT, in partnership with FESTIVAL31, invite submissions for films made by local filmmakers that reflect on refugee experiences, or which explore the festival theme of ‘Different Pasts, Shared Future’…
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Budding artist Cameron scoops up top prize

14/06/17

Wigan school pupil, Cameron Mennell, 12, from Newbridge Learning Community School in Platt Bridge, has scooped the top prize for our prestigious “text art” competition for 25 year olds and under. His …
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