Tag : Cameron Tallant

North: Identity, Photography, Fashion – a celebration of diversity

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Sat on Liverpool’s waterfront is Open Eye Gallery, one of the most important galleries -not only in the northwest but also throughout the UK- for promoting photography as an artistic discipline. This year the gallery celebrates its 40th birthday of pioneering work in this field and it has certainly started … Read More

Janis: Little Girl Blue – A worthy climax to a year of bio-docs

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We’ve had a year filled with monumental bio-docs on some of the most legendary singers including: Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck; What Happened, Miss Simone; and the Academy Award Winning Amy. Now this great year for music bio-docs seems to have climaxed with the long anticipated documentary tribute to Janis Joplin; Janis: … Read More

Holly Rowan Hesson at &Model

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The blurred image of a window, printed on an unbound canvas, is suspended against a wall and illuminated by two upward-pointing lights. The shadows crisscross over the photo and around the creaky, nineteenth-century room. This is the first installation of artist/photographer Holly Rowan Hesson’s latest exhibition at &Model Gallery this … Read More

Review: Exposed – A Collection of Shallow Archetypes

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Declan Dale does not exist. Declan Dale is a pseudonym for the director who abandoned this film after Lionsgate Premiere edited what was meant to be a bilingual, surrealist drama (sounds promising so far) into a generic detective thriller (cue unenthused sigh). Keanu Reeves and Ana de Armas lead the … Read More

A Graphic War: Ian Kirkpatrick‘s Contemporary WWI Art

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Ian Kirkpatrick, a Canadian contemporary artist, has recently begun a yearlong residency at Leeds Museums and Galleries. Although he is most famous for the sculptures he was commissioned to create for the 2012 London Olympics, he might also be recognised for having exhibited a number of his works in some … Read More

Editor‘s Pick: BAS8 Children of the Unquiet

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The British Art Show, the only exhibition with its finger well and truly on the pulse of the contemporary British art scene, has been open in Leeds for a month now. It is the first time that the show has ever been opened outside of London or Edinburgh and so … Read More

Review: No/Gloss Film Festival

3 years ago / 133 comments

In early October, No/Gloss Film Festival returned to Leeds for its fourth year of showcasing the best from the underground, DIY film scene. Many of the films this year touched on contentious themes in cinema such as gender, identity and politics. There was so much talent displayed at the festival, but … Read More

Editor’s Picks: Leeds’ Top Five Art Spaces

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Welcome to Leeds, arty freshers. We thought we’d count down some of Leeds’ top artistic gems for you to get your teeth into: 5. Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds In at number five is the Stanley and Audrey Burton gallery. Located in the trademark Parkinson … Read More

Ed Fringe Review – The Worry Monster

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Raymond Noon’s life is full of self-doubt, crippling social self-awareness, and… cardboard. It is within this setting that we explore the impact that social anxiety takes on our washed-up protagonist and on those closest to him. Director and playwright Dylan Marsh has spawned a horribly accurate tragicomedy – The Worry Monster … Read More

Ed Fringe Update – Untold Wars

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203theatre’s new musical Untold Wars wasn’t something I had planned on going to see at the Edinburgh Fringe this year. I only decided to go halfway through my time up here when I met one of the cast members who asked me to give it a whirl and – given … Read More