Ewan Gleadow

Review: Faces Places

Review: Faces Places

It’s a shame that I’d not heard of the legendary director Agnes Varda until a couple of days after she had passed away.  Her resonance with fans of French cinema is one of her most pivotal selling points.  Varda is responsible for some of foreign cinema’s most important movies: La Pointe Courte, Cleo from 5 to 7 and Vagabond are […]

 Michael Cross

Alice In Wonderland exhibition to open at Newcastle’s Laing Gallery

Alice In Wonderland exhibition to open at Newcastle’s Laing Gallery

The Laing Gallery to open an exhibition dedicated to Lewis Carroll's novel

Prepare to go down the rabbit hole once more with The Laing Gallery in Newcastle from May 14 – October 2. Celebrating the 150th year of the children’s novel, Alice In Wonderland, the Laing Gallery has put together an exhibition so crammed it’d make the Mad Hatter’s tea party table look barren. Expect illustrations by […]

 Sophie Dishman

Sunderland school children create quilt for Holocaust Memorial Day

Sunderland school children create quilt for Holocaust Memorial Day

School children in Sunderland have created a quilt to help raise awareness of Holocaust Memorial Day on next week. Pupils from Grangetown Primary have created the patchwork quilt, designing individual squares based on the memories and experiences of Jewish children who fled to Britain to escape Nazi persecution before the Second World War. The children were asked to think […]

 Sophie Dishman

Preview: Sunderland Then And Now display

Preview: Sunderland Then And Now display

Sunderland: Then And Now display begins at the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens on Saturday, December 19.  The exhibition is a display of oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints from the city’s collection illustrating how the city has developed over the centuries. It shows views across Sunderland from the 1700s until the present day. Displays include […]

 Sophie Dishman

Natalie Bennett – “This Government really doesn’t get culture.”

Natalie Bennett – “This Government really doesn’t get culture.”

Natalie Bennett, the leader of the Green Party spoke about climate change at a recent event at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland. She spoke to Sophie Dishman about the arts and culture sector in Britain, the Spending Review cuts and the impact of leaving the EU on the sector. S: What do you think of […]

 Sophie Dishman

Review: Look and Inspire

Review: Look and Inspire

Look and Inspire is a pin hole photography exhibition based in the Open Gallery at the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. It is being presented by The Art Studio Sunderland and shows the changing city of Sunderland. The images were created by residents of Sunderland using cameras they had built themselves from recycled materials. Jo Howell […]

 Amie

Justin Bieber -Purpose Review

Justin Bieber -Purpose Review

The 13th November, Justin Bieber finally released his new album after a two-year break. And it is amazing! We all witnessed him going off the rail the past couple of years with the speeding, drug claims and screaming at the papz, but the past couple of month, he has finally pulled himself together and got […]

 Francisco Andrade

Ripples from The House on Shore exhibition in Sunderland

Ripples from The House on Shore exhibition in Sunderland

The Art Gallery in Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens is home to a temporary exhibit dedicated to the painted works of Dr. Eric Ennion, one of the most relevant english wildlife artists and promoter of birdwatching. Ripples from the House on the Shore celebrates the work of Ennion, an artist, author and illustrator that moved […]

 Sophie Dishman

Interview: Crab Walk Curators

Interview: Crab Walk Curators

Crab Walk is a new exhibition that is being held at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in Sunderland.  Sophie Dishman went to the opening night of the exhibition on Thursday October 29 and spoke to the curators, Ned McConnell and George Vasey. S: Can you tell me more about the Crab Walk Exhibition?  N: Well […]

 Sophie Dishman

Review: ‘Fawcett Street’ by Simon Senn

Review: ‘Fawcett Street’ by Simon Senn

In the wake of the Sunderland City of Culture bid, art has become a primary focus for the city. Many venues such as the National Gallery for Contemporary Art, based in the Sunderland City Library are holding exhibitions.  Sophie Dishman spoke to Simon Senn at the NGCA at an exhibition opening night and reviewed his work. […]

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