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Steve Spithray chats with Liam Slevin about themes of power, AI and empowerment at the contemporary art festival

Mon 19 Sep 2022 | VIEW

Preview: University of Sunderland – Kitsch22 (MA Fine Art Exhibition)

Kitsch22 is an exhibition featuring work by graduating students, interim students and their artist in residence, Natalie Martin.

Mon 19 Sep 2022 | VIEW


Steve Spithray discovers contemporary investigations into centuries of history as the Lindisfarne Gospels return to the region

Fri 16 Sep 2022 | VIEW

Preview: Reading Room Launch @ Newbridge Project

As part of Anti-Capitalist Fashion Week the Newcastle art space will launch a new collaborative project where people can read, learn, listen, and share ideas

Mon 12 Sep 2022 | VIEW

Preview: Millie Suu Kyi – Belonging(s) @ The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

Multidisciplinary artist and winner of The Biscuit Factory’s 2020 Contemporary Young Artist Award returns to the gallery from 10th September with her solo show

Tue 6 Sep 2022 | VIEW

Preview: Flying Inside Your Own Body – Rosie Vohra @ Slugtown

Newcastle’s not-for-profit gallery space will be hosting a solo show by Leeds-based artist Rosie Vohra

Mon 5 Sep 2022 | VIEW

INTERVIEW: Create/Disrupt

Lizzie Lovejoy talks to Izzy Finch about NewBridge Project’s ongoing programme of artist support for working-class artists

Fri 2 Sep 2022 | VIEW

NEWS: Classic Street Style @ Side Gallery

The exhibition draws together work from three well-regarded photographers, Weegee, Robert Doisneau and Jimmy Forsyth

Thu 1 Sep 2022 | VIEW

NEWS: Write Festival @ The Word

The South Shields library welcomes back their annual literary festival

Wed 31 Aug 2022 | VIEW

Preview: I Wish I Had Wings @ 36 Gallery, Newcastle

Newcastle-based artist Oliver Hoffmeister is set to exhibit his latest work, which explores the visual language of the ‘Smear frame’, between 3rd-11th September

Tue 30 Aug 2022 | VIEW

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