Untold Stories, Contrasting Worlds & Dreams
At the age of 17, Faïza Guène wrote her first novel and sold over 360,000 copies. Now, with the release of her second novel, all eyes are on this creative prodigy.
Exploring Controversy & Exposing Reality
Irvine Welsh tackles controversy to explore the darker side of humanity. In his latest novel, Crime, he exposes the human impact of child abuse.
Experimental Theatre: Provoking Ideas
Forced Entertainment is a dynamic ensemble of six artists based in Sheffield, who create original work that challenges and subverts notions of urban life.
Raucous Sea-faring Anthems and Constant Collaboration
We caught up with Port O’Brien’s lead singer, Van, enjoying his first summer away from commercial fishing in Alaska to chat about life in the burgeoning band.
No Ordinary Pair of Jeans
Workout Holiday explores a wide variety of musical genres; crossing boundaries and creating what White Denim refer to simply as “sound collage.”
Transcending Genres, Maintaining Momentum
As their peers began to drift off to college, founding members, Raphael Mura, Marion Andrau and JB Ganivet collaborated, with ambitions for stardom.
Honesty and Intimacy
Liejacker, Gilmore’s latest release, is a critique of the music industry, “that last bastion of misogyny”, and its various corruptions.
Multiple identities, nationality, home and boundaries — the interface between where we come from, who we are, and where we go.
The Nostalgic, the Poignant and the Macabre
A docu-fantasia, which serves to question the legitimacy of our memories, combines with an impressive retrospective on the world’s coldest city.
Personal Dreams and Social Aspirations
Catherine Yass’s latest exhibition amalgamates social ideals with the awe-inspiring precision of high-wire artist, Didier Pasquette.
Reality Is What You Make It
‘A’ to ‘Z’ Project, at BALTIC, is the latest exhibition from Japanese artist, Yoshitomo Nara, and creative design team, graf.
Pop Art & Mass Culture
Mashups features five of the UK’s most exciting artists, offering an intriguing insight into how a new generation is making sense of mass culture.
Games Theory & Art
Games and Theory explores the radical potential of play as a form of resistance and expression of freedom, examining emotional interaction between people.
Defining the Art of illustration
Illustrative hosts Illustrative 08 in Zurich, Switzerland, an event which plays a critical part in the debate surrounding contemporary visual culture.