Category Archives: Features

The Role of the Artist: Using the Arts for Social Change

“Art is not a mirror to hold up to society, but a hammer with which to shape it.” – Bertolt Brecht In mid-July, I attended a talk hosted by DadaFest with special guests Roger Hill (Broadcaster, Performer & Artist) and Ruth Gould … Continue reading

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We Hope This Isn’t Goodbye: Liverpool Academy of Arts

As many of you have probably already heard, Liverpool Academy of Arts, a venue which has earned its place on the Liverpool art scene through 25 years hard work and devotion to local artists, is set to be closed down. … Continue reading

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Tell me more about… Chester Film Co-op

On the bustling city centre high street that is Chester’s Northgate, you will find the area’s very own secret cinema. Chester Film Co-op, on the site of the old Odeon complex is a recent addition to Chester’s somewhat sparse contemporary … Continue reading

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Painting the Town Yellow

You have probably noticed by now lots of yellow Liverpool Biennial signs, banners and billboards around the city. Earlier in the year, we challenged a class of second year Graphic Design students at Liverpool John Moores University’s School of Art & Design to … Continue reading

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