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Christmas is Happening
14th December 2011

Nowadays, anything that causes you to slow down, pause and to reflect, could generally be considered a good thing, especially during the busyness and excitement of the festive season. The Christmas is Happening project, can easily be called good. In its second year, the project presents a work of art and piece of music, for each day […]

Advent Exhibition
9th December 2011

Thanks again to everyone who came to the opening last Thursday evening! The word was that it was quite a busy night, with around four to five other openings around town. Check out some photos by Louise Todd The show’s up for about another week before it moves up to Wooler. Check out work by: […]

Dancing in the Heavens
17th November 2011

by Dominic White In the past twenty years, dance has enjoyed an incredible revival in Britain. New dance schools have sprung up everywhere, including state-of-the-art Dance City in Newcastle. Ballet has always been strong in Britain, even if rather highbrow (or considered just something for little girls), but now all kinds of dance and movement […]

ADVENT: Mark Your Calendars
16th November 2011

Flyers for the Advent exhibition are finding their way around town today and tomorrow. The exhibition, opening December 1, will explore the theme of Advent, and will feature work by Newcastle-based artists and artists from around England. Works from the exhibition will then travel to the town of Wooler, for an exhibition, in collaboration with […]

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Todd Selby + Christine Sun Kim
15th November 2011

Nowness and cult-photographer Todd Selby, are to thank for this beautiful film-portrait of the performance artist, Christine Sun Kim. Kim was born deaf. She explores the realms of sound, communication and identity, through performance, using sound–a medium she is not privy to in its most fundamental sense. “It’s a lot more interesting to explore a […]

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Made By Hand: The Knife Maker
14th November 2011

Made By Hand is a Brooklyn-based film series that highlights craftsmen and craftswomen of the handmade movement, a movement that is spreading in Brooklyn and in cities around the world. Creator/director, Keith Ehrlich, and his team, create films that aim at promoting craft that is made locally and sustainably. Film no.2, The Knife Maker, writer turned knife […]

Call For Entries: Advent Exhibition
28th October 2011

The Holy Biscuit in Newcastle upon Tyne seeks art in two and three dimensions, for upcoming exhibitions in Wooler and at The Holy Biscuit art space, in the month of December, exploring the themes of Advent. Advent is a season of expectation and preparation. For the Faithful, it is to commemorate the coming of the […]

Turner Prize + Hilary Lloyd
19th October 2011

Saturday, November 26, the Holy Biscuit Community and Morphe Arts will come together for an arts day in Newcastle, surrounding two significant exhibitions: the Turner Prize at the BALTIC Center for Contemporary Art and the Young Artists of the Year Award, held at the Biscuit Factory/THB. At 2:00pm, we will listen to a lecture by video artist, […]