Josh Hollis

Northern Lights Awards 2014 – Stand Out Show

Northern Lights Awards 2014 – Stand Out Show

In the past 12 months we in the North East have been treated to an amazing array of shows, gigs and performances across the region. But some shows simply set themselves apart from the rest, and leave an impression long after your ears have stopped ringing, your mind has stopped boggling, and your jaw has […]

 Sarah Bailey

Review: Lorna Simpson @ BALTIC

Review: Lorna Simpson @ BALTIC

Each story Lorna Simpson tells seems to begin in the middle. Each piece in her 30 year retrospective at BALTIC tells us a different, incomplete story. In her serigraph work on felt, which is collectively titled Public Sex, her juxtaposition of image and text manage to set a scene with no pre-amble. Next to each […]

 Inga Naruseviciute

Lorna Simpson Opens A 30 Year Retrospective At BALTIC

Lorna Simpson Opens A 30 Year Retrospective At BALTIC

New York-born conceptual artist Lorna Simpson presents a retrospective exhibition, featuring more than 30 years of work, at BALTIC. Simpson became well-known for combining photographs and text, with the words in her works famously leaving you the space to think. Always treading a fine line between the direct and the documentary. Through video, drawing and […]