Patrick Gyger, the curator of the barbican’s major new science fiction show explains why the genre has renewed relevance today
Party Skills for the End of the World is an immersive theatre show at this year’s Manchester International Festival, where visitors roam a vast empty office space and, yes, pick up new skills. We talk to artist Abigail Conway about how the piece was made, as well as how to turn your hobbies into art
New Order has taken over Stage 1 at Old Granada Studios in Manchester as part of this year’s Manchester International Festival. The band is performing a series of intimate gigs there which feature a 12-piece synth orchestra, and an elaborate light experience created by artist Liam Gillick. We talked to Gillick about creating a “concert machine” for the band.
A new exhibition taking place at Manchester Art Gallery as part of this year’s Manchester International Festival examines the cultural and design history of two of the city’s most iconic bands, as well as how they continue to inspire contemporary artists. We talk to its curators, Matthew Higgs and Jon Savage
As Gregory Crewdson’s exhibition Cathedral of the Pines opens at the Photographers’ Gallery, we talk to him about his creative process, the democratic nature of photography and making his first movie
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Asif Kapadia is best known for his compelling documentaries about gifted and tragic figures. He received an Oscar and a BAFTA for Amy – a heartbreaking film about the late Amy Winehouse – and another two BAFTAs for his Ayrton Senna biopic, Senna. (The film tells the story of the late Formula One driver, who won the […]
A young photojournalist from Mumbai has been using Instagram to tell the story of the city’s local trains. Her account is real, intimate and poetic.
If one brand truly embodies the pure, democratic design principles of Germany’s Ulm School of the 1950s and 60s, it’s not Apple, or even Braun, but Muji