It’s Claude, isn’t it?
The female photographer Claude Cahun was a real pioneer when it came to chopping up notions of gender and identity and some of her most famous pieces can currently be seen at ...
Exploring the idea of healing and wellbeing
‘Scar Tissue’ is the latest fascinating exhibition by Claire Copper, which can be seen at the Newbiggin Maritime Centre from this October to November.
Looking up in Bishop Auckland
This stunning new addition to the north-east landscape is the Auckland Tower and it’s just one of the world-class visitor destinations opening in the town over the coming year...
A peek behind the iron curtain
‘The Inner Eye’, The latest exhibition at Side Galley, gives us an introduction to the photographic work of the German Democratic Republic, which is still relatively little kn...
A Kurt response
Inspired by Kurt Schwitters’ Merz Barn Wall – on permanent display in the Hatton Gallery – is ‘Exploding Collage’ a season of exhibitions that apply Schwitters’ collage techni...
Do not adjust your eyes
Dan Holdsworth is having two consecutive exhibitions at the NGCA in Sunderland, the first of which looks absolutely extraordinary. Dan Holdsworth has dedicated the last five y...
We’ll never see the likes again
A photography exhibition from Chris Killip, featuring over 30 black and white images documenting the shipbuilding trade in the north-east in the 1970s, can currently be seen a...
Who’d make art in a house like this?
A house in the Arthur’s Hill area of Newcastle is playing host to Bobby Baker’s Great & Tiny War, which is commemorating World War 1. File this one under “Gonna be amazing”.
What on earth is going on here?
What’s going on here is much treasured Newcastle-based dance theatre company, balletLORENT, celebrating their 25th anniversary with an exhibition at Northern Stage.
Dream states & the human psyche
You’ll find Newcastle artist Mani Kambo’s latest exhibition really out-there. (But more specifically, you’ll find it at Vane art gallery.)
Film. Art. Berwick.
Looks like the 14th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is in the offing. The Berwick Film & Media Arts festival is renowned for pulling leftfield rabbits out of leftfield hats...
Food for thought
FEED brings together a body of work created by Zara Worth since 2016, which is concerned with our relationships with hand-held technology and social media. It’s at Vane from 9...
Women! Power! Cragside!
Cragside – the extraordinary Victorian house, gardens and woodland – was one of the wonders of its age and it’s currently hosting Switched on! an exhibition shining a light on...