How regionalisation led to homogenisation: Adam Pugh reflects on the State of Things
03.08.10
Art is seen, increasingly, as but another means of realising capital, or something that can be traded for capital. ‘Culture’ has been industrialised and the word itself become shorthand for one of many guises of the mighty ‘Leisure Industry’. It follows that new cultural projects have come to be regarded as ‘quick-win’ vehicles to realise ‘economic regeneration’, citing the successes of existing projects that have ...
Iain Simons talks to Ian W Gouldstone

18.05.10
15 Pixel Street Fighter, Alaskan Military School, commissioned by GameCity Ian W Gouldstone spoke with Iain Simons, Director of Nottingham’s inspiring videogame festival, GameCity. What’s the big idea behind GameCity? I’m not sure I’ve ever been asked that quite so directly before, which is embarrassing because it feels like there should be some kind of high-level single answer to the question. In the years since the festival ...
Impakt Festival 2009: Accelerated Living

12.10.09
Berlin Horse, Malcolm Le Grice Dates: 14-18 October 2009 | Location: Utrecht Impakt Festival in the beautiful Dutch city of Utrecht has been going for 20 years but remains resolutely at the forefront of film and media art events – it’s one of the most considered and interesting events around. This year is no exception. The usual Panorama screenings provide a unique overview of current international practice. And ...