Monthly Archives: September 2012

Diane Welford: Materialising Thought @ Domino Gallery, Liverpool

Diane Welford’s Materialising Thought is a highly conceptual exhibition, and relies strongly on knowledge of the artist’s method and motivation in order to be fully appreciated. What at first appear as simple charcoal sketches, the series Without Objection, become infinitely more interesting when … Continue reading

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Jose Angel Vincench’s ‘Exile’, Liverpool Biennial 2012

At last the Biennial is upon us, and what better way to start seeing it than through the vast collection of public realm installations across the city? With sculptural pieces of work dominating many popular spaces in the city centre, … Continue reading

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Anna Karenina ****

‘All the world’s a stage…’ seems to be the line from which this film builds its primary metaphor. The opening sequence is visually stunning: we see Matthew MacFayden atop a sumptuous stage, decked in gold and filigree and being tended … Continue reading

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BBC 3’s Embarrassing Attempt to Cover the ‘Batman Shootings’

After watching the recent documentary on BBC 3 The Batman Shootings with Amal Fashanu, I came away feeling completely repulsed with the presenter, producer and programmer for BBC3. Firstly, it is completely disrespectful to produce such a documentary, which intrudes into the … Continue reading

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