Connor Bromley

MA Degree Show 2020: “My bedroom became my art studio”

MA Degree Show 2020: “My bedroom became my art studio”

Triple transplant survivor Linzi Saunders has achieved yet another incredible milestone in her life. Having already completed her Fine Art degree at the University of Sunderland, Linzi has just completed the final project towards her Masters in Fine Art degree. Her work is being exhibited as part of the annual MA Degree Shows, which highlights […]

 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 […]

 plamedie

“Your deeds don’t define you”: An innovative community exhibition

What do we let define ourselves? Our appearance? Our past? Our ambitions? Well, at the Holy Biscuit, in Shieldfield, Newcastle, they’re allowing you to explore what truly defines you. With their newest exhibition, “Your deeds don’t define you” – in quotation marks – it gives you a time and space to dig deep and think […]

 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 […]