Monthly Archives: March 2014

FACT & LJMU project turn Minecraft into Exciting Classroom Tool

A new exhibition at FACT (12 – 18 March) has been displaying the work of an education research project aimed at using popular fantasy game Minecraft as part of a powerful classroom learning tool. Cloudmaker: Making Minecraft Real showcases the … Continue reading

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Artist of the Week: Graham Smillie

Local music photographer Graham Smillie will be taking part in Threshold 2014, displaying his work at Arena Gallery. Art in Liverpool caught up with Graham to talk about music, photography and the retro-futuristic theme of this year’s festival. How did … Continue reading

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Artist of the Week: Simon Mack

Simon Mack is a conceptual artist, working mostly with video, photography and installation. How long have you been an exhibiting artist in Liverpool? I started exhibiting in London and Liverpool in 2000, as a socially concerned multi-media artist. I now … Continue reading

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Yellowman and Dillinger at District

Bob Marley once spoke of a prophecy, which said there is one type of music that will unite the people. Well, this is it. Reggae legends Yellowman and Dillinger took to the stage at District, in front of a huge … Continue reading

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Dial “M” For Murder at Liverpool Playhouse ****

Many will recognise this title as one of the legendary Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpieces of film making. For one week only, Liverpool Playhouse brings writer Frederick Knott’s crime thriller to the stage, adapted by director Lucy Bailey. The plot centres around a … Continue reading

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Keywords: Art, Culture and Society in 1980s Britain at Tate

Keywords at Tate opened its doors last week, and Art in Liverpool went along to see what the collection is all about. An exhibition based on Raymond Williams’s seminal study of the vocabulary of culture and society, Keywords takes poignant examples of language from … Continue reading

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